Those wanting to behold a pure statement of fashion creation should do their best to catch online the latest collection by Yohji Yamamoto, the sole runway show at Covid-conditioned Paris Fashion Week on Friday.
Under the continued shadow of Covid-19, brands seek new ways to launch their collections. Acne Studios took advantage of its smaller audience and presented an experimental, fresh collection through an art installation.
One cannot fault Felipe Oliveira Baptista of lacking in energy and effort, especially in his second collection collection for the house of Kenzo, whose inspiration was that most industrious of all creatures, the bee.
Ninja survivalist fashion from Marine Serre, in a wonderful video shot in giant clouds of mist and never-ending space and featuring many characters of indeterminate sex. Paris Fashion Week never ceases to surprise.
Good to see Christelle Kocher back to doing what she does best – blending athletic sportswear with French street couture in an outdoor show at the Buttes-Chaumont, a fantastic park in northeastern Paris.
One felt a little like genuflecting entering the stage set of Christian Dior on Tuesday, when the house’s designer Maria Grazia Chiuri staged her latest feminist fashion opus, set in a concept-art cathedral.
The weather gods were cruel Coperni this season, but the creative muses were far kinder, as the French duo staged an excellent collection on the roof of Montparnasse Tower – the first live runway show of Paris Fashion Week .
One cannot fault Dunhill’s designer Mark Weston for lack of ambition. He paired very disparate cultures and concepts in his latest show – from Japanese 90s design to British tailoring to inside out fabrication.