The couture house owned by Diego Della Valle is launching its first store outside of its "Salons Boutique" on Paris' Place Vendôme. The new location will open in New York's Bergdorf Goodman on October 12.
Fashionistas have been predicting the death of haute couture for over decade, but when the next Paris haute couture season debuts next week, it will boast more live catwalk shows than any fashion season this year.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has confirmed that French authorities will allow live catwalk shows in July's haute couture season in Paris; and added Pyer Moss as one of its guest members.
The clothes are still snug and cosy, but fashion designers are now dreaming of outings and parties, judging from the womenswear collections for next winter presented virtually in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
A golden metallic ear, with its own rings in the form of tiny worms; grasped by a black model, whose hand is covered in four golden knot-sized rings. She is dressed in a hooded jumpsuit and treats the ear as a mobile.
Fresh from dressing Lady Gaga in Schiaparelli for the inauguration, American-born couturier Daniel Roseberry unveiled a defiantly surreal collection for Schiaparelli on Monday, to open the Paris haute couture season.