Add 'operatic costume designer' to Rei Kawakubo’s already considerable list of achievements. She has created the clothes for the production of the opera Orlando by Olga Neuwirth being presented in the Vienna State Opera.
After a month dedicated to the four major fashion weeks, Lisbon will host ModaLisboa from 8 to 10 March. The event, which will explore new locations in the city, will feature up to 32 collections and 21 runway shows.
Tommy Now, the multi-media See Now Buy Now runway show developed by Tommy Hilfiger, has a new destination: Shanghai. Where the designer will present a clothes designed in part by Formula One star Lewis Hamilton.
After seven years at Balmain, all fairly respectful of the house’s couture DNA, designer Olivier Rousteing looked into the future with high-tech PVC and space age materials. All leavened with a dash of Tina Turner folly.