Running 23 September to 1 October, the nine-day calendar announced for Paris Fashion Week on Friday promises new creative directors, big name brands and fresh talent, with highlights including Patou's relaunch by LVMH.
On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel
LVMH has created a special new prize for young designers named after Karl Lagerfeld, whose own career was ignited by winning an award. The LVMH Prize's Special Prize will now be known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has pushed back the final of its much-watched LVMH Prize to September, the first time the award ceremony will take place in autumn; on September 4 in Paris, inside the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
After joining Pitti Uomo as a guest in January, Portugal aims to strengthen its status as a leading fashion destination beyond manufacturing. FashionNetwork.com visited ModaLisboa to meet the nation’s top designers.
Portuguese designers Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida, winners of the 2015 LVMH Prize, presented a typically punky runway in Paris on Tuesday, signalling their brand's definitive transition to the see-now-buy-now format.