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.
UK-based maternity-wear specialist Seraphine has reported soaring sales and profits for the 12 months up to March and said that its business remains strong, despite huge challenges in UK fashion retail at present.
Walk like an Egyptian, as the song goes. And, dress like one too this season at Chanel, which unveiled its latest Métiers d’Art collection inside the Temple of Dendur, inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Forget plunging necklines and thigh-high splits: the red carpet trend of the moment is a backless dress -- at least, if the celebrity looks coming out of the Cannes Film Festival are anything to go by.
Pierre Cardin is the gift that keeps on giving. The world’s oldest couturier showed up front row for the latest haute collection of Gaultier Paris. Which his former assistant Jean-Paul Gaultier had dedicated to Cardin.