If any designer is surely worthy of a biopic it must be Diane von Furstenberg. A beautiful multi-career change designer, who married a prince at 18; invented the wrap dress; and was New York’s It Girl of the 1970s.
Maria Grazia Chiuri never really takes a break. Two weeks after her African-inspired Christian Dior cruise show in Marrakech, Chiuri designed the costumes for a phantasmagorical performance at the Tiepolo Ball in Venice.
Harrods is back with its groundbreaking luxury charity pop-up store following last year’s debut opening. For 2019, it’s running a one-month-only pop-up shop featuring an edit of major labels in the heart of Marylebone.
At the Hyères Festival, Natacha Ramsay-Levi, creative director of Chloé and chair of the event’s fashion prize jury, enjoyed an off-the-cuff conversation about contemporary fashion design with FashionNetwork.com.
Ahead of Dior's cruise show in Marrakech, FashionNetwork.com caught up with the label's women’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri in Paris for a freewheeling conversation on fashion, fantasy, fabrics and feminism.
A key element in Christian Dior’s Marrakech cruise show was the innovative use of wax. Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri first got the idea after reading Wax & Co, a brilliant history of the material by Anne Grosfilley.