Raf Simons made his collaborative debut with Miuccia Prada on Thursday afternoon, in the most keenly anticipated runway show in the world this year. And the result was a powerful collection, a newer New Look.
“We must forge ahead, adapting to the situation,” was the motto of the Italian fashion industry’s main institutions on Tuesday, inaugurating a Milan Fashion Week thin on visitors but aiming for a 20-million e-audience.
Giorgio Armani skipped any physical presentation during Milan Fashion Week this season, but that did not prevent his video for Emporio Armani, unveiled online Thursday morning, from packing plenty of oomph and punch.
Milan Fashion Week kicked off Wednesday morning with a series of virtual events: a where a quartet of brands stood out - Missoni, DSquared2, Herno and A Cold Wall. A season bereft of large audiences, but not of ideas.
Net-A-Porter has unveiled the latest set of labels to join The Vanguard, its global programme for emerging designer talent. They include JiaJia and Artclub, both new and exclusive to the site, as well as Minjukim.
The British Fashion Council has announced the second round of recipients of the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis.
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has released the breakdown of the upcoming Paris Fashion Week, revealing that 18 houses currently plan to stage actual physical shows.
“Limitations can be liberating. Working remotely for this collection we reacted spontaneously. We were instinctive,” opined Victoria Beckham, perched on a massive patchwork quilt sofa inside a London art gallery.
London rocked on Friday with acclaimed historicism and unexpected street wear. Practically no actual shows yet plenty of ideas in some memorable videos, as fashion designers suggested their customers should rage.