Miuccia Prada didn’t stage any life shows this season in either Milan or Paris, though she did unveil two very carefully crafted videos, especially so in the case of Miu Miu, in Paris at lunchtime on Tuesday.
Few designers in Paris are more committed - culturally and politically - than Mossi, the winner of the latest prestigious ANDAM award, and a creator whose whole raison d'être is about building a more just society.
Designing denim would not normally seem the most apt way to become the designer at one of France’s great couture houses, but it is the career path of Matthew M. Williams, who debuted at Givenchy on Sunday
One house gaining lots of traction is Schiaparelli, where couturier Daniel Roseberry unveiled his latest ready-to-wear ideas on Sunday in a photo shoot he shot himself of his favorite Paris morning walk.
Paris Fashion Week loves few things more than a debut, and the biggest inauguration this season was the first French show of Gabriela Hearst, who staged her show to great applause inside the cloisters of the Beaux-Arts.
Jonathan Anderson’s latest show, this week for the Spanish label Loewe, came in an enormous cardboard box. It surely had couriers grumbling throughout Western Europe, even as it delighted editors and fans in equal parts.
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.