French fashion house Balenciaga scored the biggest at the recent MET Gala, held on September 13, thanks to the influence of Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, whose outfits attracted significant attention and commentary.
The CFDA announced on Wednesday the nominees and honorees for the CFDA Fashion Awards spotlighting Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, Emily Adams Bode and Catherine Holstein, among other Fashion Awards nominees.
African fashion is this month’s headline act, notably championed by Balenciaga and Virgil Abloh, with Friday’s Parisian show organised by Africa Fashion Up, and Afro Fashion Week scheduled in Milan on September 23-26.
Tiziana Fausti, founder of the eponymous multibrand luxury retailer, details to FashionNetwork.com her strategy for breathing fresh energy into the legendary Milanese concept store she bought last year.
Not every designer inspires to be a revolutionary artist. Some have more direct goals, like creating empowering and wearable clothes for multiple situations. Like Hellessy, by ex-expert merchandiser Sylvie Millstein.
The event, which closes Paris Fashion Week on October 5, will unveil a tribute collection designed by AZ Factory, as well as a series of looks conceived by more than 40 designers from a wide variety of backgrounds.
The three groups have announced in quick succession three different initiatives that emphasise their social commitment, from supporting biodiversity to championing young emerging designers and inclusivity.