Kim Jones has added another impressive title to his CV. Jones has been named Artistic Director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women of Fendi, in a remarkable ascension for the British designer.
The house of Valentino has announced a surprise decision to stage its next runway show, a co-ed ready-to-wear collection in Milan, during this month’s Italian runway season, in the latest upheaval caused by the pandemic.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
The last day of Milan’s digital fashion week exhibited a broad spectrum of Italian creativity, from the performances of established big-name houses to the idiosyncratic perspectives of up-and-coming labels.
Milan Fashion Week Men's is set to take place from 14 to 17 July, mixing virtual performances with physical runway shows. 37 events are on the menu, including physical shows from Etro and Dolce & Gabbana on 15 July.
After a 20-year hiatus, the label has returned to the official calendar of Milan Fashion Week with a show scheduled for 15 July, revealing a desire to double down on the brand's support of the Italian fashion industry.