A magnificent show by a Northern Irishman; an impressive debut by a UK star; poetic fashion from a Japanese veteran and a homages to an American. Displays by four foreigner designers made Paris seem uber international.
Isabel Marant and Ludovic de Saint Sernin turned up the heat on the Parisian catwalks. On the fourth day of the women's ready-to-wear shows, they showed collections designed for a very hot and sexy summer.
On Wednesday, Balmain once again staged a vibrant Paris Fashion Week event to present its Spring/Summer 2023 collection. Cher closed the show that was packed with asymmetrical dresses and sensual lines.
With LFW’s celebratory angle having been on hold due to the death of the Queen in September, the British Fashion Council has now unveiled a “city-wide celebration” that’s set to kick off on 6 October.
Three designers with powerful yet diverse vistas staged striking shows in Paris, testifying to the city's status as fashion’s highest plateau. Chloé by Gabriela Hearst; Rick Owens and Acne Studios by Jonny Johansson.
While the planet is slipping towards a dark future, fashion designers want to believe in a better tomorrow. Like Dries Van Noten's bright, flowery fashion, Anrealage's virtuoso and Rochas's joyful fashion.
The French down jacket brand, taken over by L Catterton in 2021, claims to have doubled its sales in two years and is opening a flagship store in London in November. In France, it will have opened 35 new shops in 2022.
Seamm, a start-up digitising fashion goods for virtual worlds, has raised $1.7 million in funding “to scale go-to-market activities, attract and hire top talent, and accelerate the development of its platform”.
Pre-loved luxury designer goods etailer Open For Vintage is set to grow with new backing supporting its bid to take advantage of a booming high-end resale market. It has raised €1.25 million (£1.13 million).