Prada’s sales and profits rebounded at the end of last year from a first-half slump due to the coronavirus pandemic, boosted by a strong performance in China and elsewhere in Asia, a positive trend that has continued.
Global warming or not, designers seem obsessed with winter snow this season, few more so than Miuccia Prada, whose latest collection for Miu Miu, unveiled on Tuesday, was shot in the mountain fastness of the Alps.
Two diametrically opposed women walked the Milanese runway on Thursday. On the one hand, there was Moschino's sensuously sophisticated 1940s lady, on the other, the shifting, enshrouding silhouette proposed by Prada.
The BFC unveiled its newly-digital Fashion Awards on Thursday evening and instead of just replacing the usual live event with an online version, it changed the format to reflect the huge change happening in 2020.
The Belgian designer is taking his brand into women's fashion with a collection balancing minimalism with futuristic and psychedelic touches, as revealed alongside his latest menswear pieces in a moody, unsettling film.
Without question, this has been the strangest season in fashion in 50 years, where designers have been busy asking themselves what the point of their profession is. What the French call "une remise en question."