Both designers opted to reveal their Haute Couture collections for Spring-Summer 2020 at home, harking back to a certain confidential air in couture shows and presenting ultra-chic ensembles fit to wear every day.
According to a new study, although increasing numbers of retailers are prioritizing customer-centric initiatives, a vast majority believe that they are not effectively adapting to the demands of hyperadoptive consumers.
Ulyana Sergeenko showed her new couture collection at Paris' Hôtel Mona Bismarck, unveiling pieces partly inspired by the famous style icon that owned the mansion, with Dita von Teese on hand to present the creations.
John Galliano marked a return to his old neighbourhood on a crisp Wednesday morning, with an impressive statement of his signature deranged beauty in the Marais, where he has resided for almost two decades in Paris.
Burberry’s Q3 update offered further signs of the strength of the firm’s growth strategy. It had “a good quarter” and “continued to shift consumer perceptions of our brand and align the network to our new vision”.
Along with big names like Chanel and Dior, a number of other brands showed their vitality on Tuesday, with Julien Fournié, Stephane Rolland, Alexandre Vauthier and RVDK all presenting their contemporary twist on couture.
If any designer can be said to be unquestionably in the zone this month in Western Europe, it has to be Clare Waight Keller, who staged a triumphant couture collection for the house of Givenchy Tuesday night.
One of the key arguments for attending the haute couture shows in Paris in January is that one can get a first hand look, a sneak preview, at what movie stars may be wearing at Oscar time one month later.