In her first Métiers d'Art collection for Chanel, Virginie Viard looked to Gabrielle Chanel's iconic apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, reinventing the brand's historical codes in a much-applauded show at the Grand Palais.
A richly embroidered jacket by Yves Saint Laurent inspired by Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" was sold at auction Wednesday for 382,000 euros ($420,000), a record for a garment from the celebrated French designer.
One of the world's most expensive garments, an embroidered jacket by Yves Saint Laurent inspired by Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers", will go under the hammer in Paris next month, Christie's auction house said Wednesday.
Few luxury brands have been as quietly busy as Chanel, which has strategically bought stakes in three new businesses and, just this week, unveiled the structure of its new center for artisanal excellence, called 19M.
Nice to spend a Sunday morning in the presence of grown ups. To witness a display of classical couture, where cut and silhouette were the basis of a truly refined collection by veteran American couturier Ralph Rucci.
The Scottish cashmere label and embroidery atelier Lesage are showcasing their customisable knitwear at the Galeries Lafayette branch on the Champs-Elysées in Paris until July 2, before going to London and Milan.
The New York-based fashion label announced the appointment of the former head designer at The Row as the new creative director of its womenswear collections on Tuesday, unveiling his debut collection for the brand.