Global superstar Rihanna revealed on Friday location details for five upcoming Savage X Fenty store openings in 2022, as the inclusive lingerie brand looks to make its physical store debut across key U.S. cities.
Now the world's most popular fashion house, according to the fashion search platform Lyst, Balenciaga hasn't stopped making the news this year with ideas that seem each more ingenious and avant-garde than the next.
When billionaire singer Rihanna posed for an ad campaign by luxury shoemaker Manolo Blahnik, she also made a star out of the little-known Vietnamese designer who made the oversized white shirt she posed in.
The windows of Louis Vuitton's flagship stores have been covered with colorful panels in tribute to Virgil Abloh, the house's menswear designer, who passed away on November 28 following a battle with cancer.
Red carpet events may have been thin on the ground in the past 18 months, but they still have the power to influence consumer fashion choices. And two high-profile red carpets have shown that in the past few few days.
David Beckham retains his status as a top global fashion influencer even though younger celebrities such as Harry Styles are also making a huge impact now. And for women, Billie Eilish is top of a new ranking.
Lyst has released its Year in Fashion report for 2021, detailing the transition to the “new normal” as consumers “dressed up to go out and to make ourselves feel good” even though the effects of the pandemic remained.