Ian Griffiths is one of the most happening designers in Italy. He has been working for Max Mara for the past 32 years, and though he effectively took over creative direction ten years ago, has never taken a runway bow.
Kanye West is launching a fashion incubator to foster new talent in the industry, awarding the first grant to Maisie Schloss, a Chicago-born Parsons graduate and former member of the Yeezy womenswear design team.
In a FashionNetwork.com exclusive, Italy's Diesel announced a new partnership with Aalto University in Finland to support new fashion talent, presenting the Diesel Award to one of the university's students on May 29.
Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing has linked up with the British supermodel for the design of three bags for Balmain, which will be launched on Tuesday 28 May with three mini-films starring Delevingne.
Few designers are as linked to cinema as Giorgio Armani, whose wardrobe for Richard Gere back in 1980 helped make American Gigolo the “fashion movie." However, his other great inspiration is Asia, particularly Japan.
In an era where designer goods can be snapped up online in outlets, Italian luxury designer Stefano Ricci offers a personalised experience in buying Made in Italy items created using traditional Florentine techniques.
In response to the increasing number of graduates focusing on sustainability, the next edition of GFW will present leading UK and international students' work at a new hub launched in partnership with Farfetch.