Chanel’s new artistic director Virginie Viard displayed an ode to history, of the French fashion houses’ two most famous couturiers, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld, who’s legacy could certainly be felt inside the elaborate library set concealed within the Grand Palais. The huge double-tier […]

IN PICTURES Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen has always had a way of mesmerising with her fantasy fashion made with cutting-edge technology, with movement a key theme, and for autumn/winter 2019 her haute couture collection showcased in Paris's Élysée Montmartre was inspired by the wind-powered kinetic […]

Off with their heels! Dior had fashionistas thinking twice about their stilettos Monday by taking footwear down to earth in its Paris haute couture show. Citing a famous quote that high heels "were nothing but a modern version of Chinese foot binding", proudly feminist designer Maria Grazia Chiuri went […]

British designer Sir Paul Smith took inspiration from his visits to downtown New York in the 1970s for his colourful spring/summer 2020 co-ed show during Paris Fashion Week Men’s. Inspired by New York’s young artistic community of the Seventies and the burgeoning pop-art scene, Smith’s SS20 collection […]

A grey pinstripe suit, trousers cut with a slight flare over a tassled shoe. Hair is rockstar long, eyes covered with dark aviators. A red carnation in the lapel. And so opened Hedi Slimane’s latest show for Celine, an homage to the seventies, cum Mick Jagger, The Clash, and David Bowie, to name but […]

Spanish luxury fashion house Loewe showcased its SS20 collection at Paris Fashion Week Men’s on Saturday inside the auditorium of the Maison de l’UNESCO in Paris. The collection invoked otherworldly perspectives of the day-to-day through a dream-like filter, with long and pure silhouettes accompanied […]

Two of fashion's most gifted menswear designers gave a masterclass in tailoring on the Paris catwalk Friday. Kim Jones showed why sales have shot up at Dior since he took over last year by hitting all the streetwear sweet spots while reinforcing the label's reputation for effortless elegance. Kris van […]

The curtain came down on Paris men's fashion Sunday with two high-concept shows that had walk-on roles for Solange and K-pop sensation Lisa. Kenzo's design duo Carol Lim and Humberto Leon said goodbye to the French label with Solange as the surprise performer in the same Paris stadium which Elton John […]

Some of fashion's biggest stars and celebrity fans paid a joyous tribute Thursday to the late great Karl Lagerfeld in the vast Paris venue that witnessed his greatest triumphs. US singer Pharrell Williams, actresses Helen Mirren and Tilda Swinton, artist Jeff Koons, designers Valentino and Stella McCartney, […]

Nu Wave Swim, a company that champions itself as the new approach to celebrating swimwear, will be debuting at Miami Swim Week this coming July by offering an experiential multi-day platform and hub from established brands to young designer to showcase their latest swim collections. Led by partners […]