Paris may be dominated by giant boldface-name luxury fashion marques, but a key to keeping the City of Light at the top of the heap when it comes to fashion capitals is the ability to discover exciting new talent.
Following its appointment of British designer Nicholas Knightly as Creative Director last year, French label Moynat has launched the first designs under his control, plus a campaign that focuses on the bags above all.
The Italian luxury label is supporting a new online educational programme by ‘I Was a Sari’, giving disadvantaged Indian women the opportunity to turn into expert artisans and achieve financial independence.
The clothes are still snug and cosy, but fashion designers are now dreaming of outings and parties, judging from the womenswear collections for next winter presented virtually in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
Browns has linked up with the Nordic talent platform Designers’ Nest and has chosen Swedish designer Emma Gudmundson to create a collection that will be sold exclusively in-store and online by the London-based boutique.
If the pandemic has underlined anything in high fashion it is which creative director is the most 360 contemporary designer. That honor falls to Maria Grazia Chiuri, who unveiled a video show for Dior on Monday.
A busy weekend of action at the virtual Paris Fashion Week, where most of the online videos were shot thousands of miles away from the French capital. We look at five of the most notable houses over this past 48 hours.