The Paris women's ready-to-wear week scheduled from February 24 to March 3 promises to be an exciting blend of fresh talent and leading names, with debut shows by Noir and Coperni, and a rejuvenated Kenzo.
French luxury label Lanvin has this week launched its online flagship store on Secoo, a key e-tail platform for high-spending customers in the giant Chinese market. Secoo has 30 million+ premium members.
Tod’s has linked up with the noted Japanese designer brand Mame Kurogouchi for its latest T Factory collaboration. The project was first launched in September 2018 with a collaboration with Alessandro Dell’Acqua.
Amsterdam-based fashion brand Scotch & Soda has announced several appointments to boost its management team and “support recently-named CEO Frederick Lukoff in the next phase of the brand’s global development”.
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.
The Paris menswear week is starting on Tuesday in a city still disrupted by strikes. The official calendar features 53 Fall/Winter 2020-21 shows, with another 20 scheduled off-calendar - an unprecedented number.
Rahul Mishra, Julie de Libran (ex-creative director of Sonia Rykiel) and Imane Ayissi have joined the official calendar of the Paris Haute Couture week for next January, while Bouchra Jarrar will make her comeback.