What is your definition of luxury? Most people would have a hard time agreeing, and a cleverly eclectic exhibition in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the Louvre entitled Luxes, which opens Thursday, redefines the term.
Day three of the first ever entirely digital French haute couture week began not with the unveiling of a collection but with a teaser from Maison Margiela, summing up the most puzzling Paris in memory.
The Paris haute couture collections, to most fashion aficionados the ultimate expression of creative fashion, debuts in Paris on Monday morning, with the first digital season in the world’s greatest fashion capital.
"Made in China" may still evoke more off the rack than catwalk, but Chinese designers are slowly installing themselves in Paris, the fashion capital, as a part of an upscale march towards the lucrative luxury market.
Rahul Mishra, Julie de Libran (ex-creative director of Sonia Rykiel) and Imane Ayissi have joined the official calendar of the Paris Haute Couture week for next January, while Bouchra Jarrar will make her comeback.
The Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture invited Sofia Crociani’s label Aelis and Ralph Rucci’s label RR331 to take part in the upcoming Paris haute couture fashion week which will be held from June 30 to July 4.
Late British designer Alexander McQueen liked to tell his story through his audacious fashions, so getting those who knew him to speak about his personal life proved a challenge for the makers of documentary “McQueen.”