Alber Elbaz's AZ Factory, Charles de Vilmorin and Sterling Ruby are the three latest brands to be invited by France's Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture to show their collections from 25 to 28 January.
After three cancellations announced for Milan, another six Chinese designers are unable to participate in Paris Fashion Week due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dawei, however, will be present with a show on February 25.
Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
The luxury fashion label is launching a six-month training initiative aimed at tomorrow's fashion elite, in association with L'Institut Français de la Mode and the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.