Next summer’s womenswear collections showcased in New York, London, Milan and Paris – digitally and on the catwalks - were heavily influenced by life in lockdown, hankering for comfort, minimalism and inclusion.
Ninja survivalist fashion from Marine Serre, in a wonderful video shot in giant clouds of mist and never-ending space and featuring many characters of indeterminate sex. Paris Fashion Week never ceases to surprise.
It’s been a weird year for fashion retail so far and Q2 in particular saw unprecedented global conditions, so it’s no surprise that the new Lyst Index is different from usual with Nike and Birkenstock's riding high.
A strong and coherent image, a good international and online presence, and a certain agility have allowed designer labels to establish their success. This has proved a winning formula but it could evolve with Covid-19.
The NYC-based designer will not host a runway show in September, calling on the fashion industry to rethink the system. The brand will instead present its collection in Fall, while also reorganizing its own rhythms.
A group of fashion CEOs, retailers and designers, including luminaries like Dries Van Noten, Tory Burch and Craig Green, have called for a major rethink in fashion deliveries and greater sustainability in an open letter.