One entered the world of supreme fashion fantasy at Valentino on Wednesday night in Paris, the finale of four days of haute couture runway shows and a very clear aesthetic statement on the importance of inclusivity.
Winston Churchill famously defined Russia as “a riddle, wrapped inside a mystery, inside an enigma.” Which is not a bad way to define the latest couture show by Jean Paul Gaultier staged Wednesday in Paris.
There can be few better couturiers to turn to than Elie Saab when the time comes to celebrate important moments in life - weddings, awards, key anniversaries all can elegantly be rejoiced in his fashion.
Stockholm Fashion Week has been cancelled, weeks before it was due to open its doors. The Swedish Fashion Council will focus on the development of a platform more relevant to today's industry, it said.
The Indian designer, who has been showing his collections during Paris Fashion Week for the last five years, is preparing to make his couture debut in the French capital during this season's Haute Couture Week.
One day after the Centre Pompidou announced plans to stage fashion exhibitions inside the giant museum of contemporary art, it was instructive to attend the latest collection by Iris van Herpen on Monday in Montmartre.
Fashion loves nothing more than a debut; and haute couture doubly so. Hence, one could almost touch the sense of anticipation at Schiaparelli on Monday morning for the couture debut of Texas-born Daniel Roseberry.