Pandemic or not, the ultimate expression of luxury in fashion, the Paris haute couture season, will debut digitally Monday with almost 30 houses vying for the attention of the world’s most expensively dressed women.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM), French fashion’s governing body, has released the show calendar for the next haute couture season in Paris, and despite the pandemic it’s going to be a busy week.
The Istituto Marangoni has named Sonia Ben Maaouia to be the postgraduate program leader, on the Paris campus of the international fashion college. She joins the school after eight years with Karla Otto.
Designing denim would not normally seem the most apt way to become the designer at one of France’s great couture houses, but it is the career path of Matthew M. Williams, who debuted at Givenchy on Sunday
One house gaining lots of traction is Schiaparelli, where couturier Daniel Roseberry unveiled his latest ready-to-wear ideas on Sunday in a photo shoot he shot himself of his favorite Paris morning walk.
Few designers in history have been as written about as Coco Chanel, founder of the single largest luxury fashion house in the world. She is the subject of the retrospective opening Wednesday night in Paris.
Schiaparelli kicked off first the ever fully digital Paris haute couture season on Monday with a film which concentrated on its couturier, Daniel Roseberry, since he was marooned in New York throughout the lockdown.