People keep calling for designers to look into the future, but rarely has a season been so obsessed with the past as London Fashion Week, which wrapped up Tuesday night with a reception in 10 Downing Street.
Ahead of Dior's cruise show in Marrakech, FashionNetwork.com caught up with the label's women’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri in Paris for a freewheeling conversation on fashion, fantasy, fabrics and feminism.
Welcome to the era of 'inclusive fashion'. Christian Dior presented its latest cruise in Marrakech on Monday night; an African-inspired collection, much of it made locally, and many looks featuring work by local talents.
So, can we finally knock on the head this dim-witted opinion, found frequently among our Anglo-Saxon cousins, that Hedi Simane is a designer with narrow range, a man limited to rock and roll tailoring?
Just when you thought the house of Chanel might run out of ideas on how to stage its massive runway shows, then Karl Lagerfeld shocks his audience with the latest stunning set and a pretty remarkable collection too.
This summer and autumn, the most important fashion exhibition anywhere is Christian Dior Couturier du Rêve, celebrating 70 years since the New Look. FashionNetwork.com met its curator Olivier Gabet for a personal tour.
Critics called it the quietest Cannes in years. But if the stars barely shone, the diamonds certainly did in a season that underlined how vital the film festival is to the jewelry industry, particularly for De Grisogono.