Valentino couture this season went on a diet, losing metres off the silhouette (not kilos off the figure). After being behind a wave of volume in Europe for several seasons, Pierpaolo Piccioli slimmed down his cut.
They say fashion is a reflection of our times, and at a somber moment in the world – from Australian forest fires to conflict in the Middle East – this was the most reined-in Haute Couture season in Paris in many years.
The panel, which includes the likes of Carine Roitfeld, Elie Saab, Naomi Campbell, Pierpaolo Piccioli, and Yoon Ahn, will assemble in Doha, Qatar to choose five winners from five womenswear categories.
Following the tap dancing at Off-White's morning show, Valentino countered with a performance from singer FKA Twigs at Paris Fashion Week Men's on Wednesday, while Undercover hit the French capital's Cirque d'Hiver.
The Italian fashion house has appointed Alessio Vannetti to the newly created role of chief brand officer. From 1 March the Gucci alum will oversee the label's brand experience, communication and image strategy.
As luxury giants continue to snap up the world’s top brands, could the latest move be Kering preparing to buy Moncler? It could be if news reports are to be believed, although neither company has commented.
Following the inaugural edition of the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize this year, the organization has revealed its program for 2020, announcing the addition of an advisory board and a new award for young talent.