Tokyo Fashion Week, kicking off on Monday, has long been considered an incubator for emerging local designers. But now the week is transforming into a platform providing increased industry and commercial visibility.
In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
Chitose Abe is opening a pop-up store with Sarah Andelman on Rue de Richelieu from 12 February to 9 March, offering her label's latest collection, as well as collaborations with brands including A.P.C. and Petit Bateau.