The latest Lyst Index comes in the middle of the biggest crisis to hit fashion in decades. And the luxe search giant said the impact of Covid-19 was felt in the quarter, affecting what people searched for.
Not many creators begin collections after reading proper works of psychoanalysis, but Paul Andrew did this summer, and the result was a powerful statement of modern fashion for the house of Salvatore Ferragamo.
According to consulting firm Pambianco, the top fashion and luxury performers on the stock market last year were sportswear brands and French luxury groups. Italian luxury labels were flat, save for Moncler and Prada.
Off-White and Bottega Veneta are continuing to ride high in the latest version of The Lyst Index. The Q4 report from the high-end search engine showed that Off-White is again the "hottest brand on the planet”.
Moving on from whimsical themes such as camp, punk and Catholicism, the theme for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute 2020 event and exhibition will be “About Time: Fashion and Duration.”