Every so often, a great fashion show becomes a comment on our times. Rarely more so than Sunday’s show by Balenciaga, an exile in flight collection, by a Demna, a designer who terms himself a “forever refugee.”
Coperni, Gauchere, Ludovic de Saint Sernin, and Isabel Marant returned to Paris Fashion Week on Thursday with a certain light-hearted spirit while mixing classic winter outfits with much sexier and unbridled looks.
Disparity and how it generates great fashion was the thread of the latest collection by Yohji Yamamoto, a blend of denim and 18th-century style. While Alexandre Vauthier served up a lesson in how to 'decline' fashion.
Contrasts and contradictions; incongruities and juxtapositions in a brilliant show and riveting collection for the house of Loewe by Jonathan Anderson, presented Friday morning, the mid-point of Paris Fashion Week.
With war clouds darkening all of Europe, one witnessed a moment of grace and grandeur at Rick Owens Thursday evening in Paris, as an ethereal cast emerged out of clouds - statuesque, solitary and sensational.
Farfetch is continuing its busy schedule with the launch of Farfetch Futures to champion designers from black and ethnic minority backgrounds. It has also unveiled a tribute on the site to Off-White founder Virgil Abloh.
The Fédération de la Haute couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has issued a call for collective emancipation across our societies, as demands emerged to ban Russian designers from Paris catwalks.