Lanvin might be going through a lot of convulsions, between changing owners, and chopping and changing women’s designers. But that doesn't seem to have much affected the creative director of menswear, Lucas Ossendrijver.
Even for a designer with a post-apocalyptic bent, this was a dystopian moment. That said this was a brilliantly staged show, where the images were worthy of a meeting between Pier Paolo Pasolini and D.W. Griffith.
Giorgio Armani has called off a major planned event in Shanghai, scheduled for May 25. The Italian designer intended to stage a spectacular One Night Only – usually mixes of shows, store openings and exhibitions.