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.
54 fashion houses will show in Paris between 14 and 19 January. Although Celine may be sitting this one out, five new brands will be stopping by for the first time, while Jacquemus and Givenchy are making their return.
The luxury retailer has partnered with various men’s brands to celebrate the launch of menswear on 27 January. Key brands include Prada, Gucci, Loewe, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
France’s oldest couture house has revamped some of the models designed by its founder in a special collection to mark its 130th anniversary, which will also be celebrated with an exhibition in Shanghai.
The international fragrance company responsible for the perfume offerings of brands including Montblanc, Jimmy Choo and Coach, expects to report revenues of 500 million euros ($554 million) in 2020, up 4.2% from 2019.
Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.