A day at Paris Fashion Week with Jeanne Damas
Vogue spent the day with Jeanne Damas at Paris Fashion Week as she plans for her Fashion Week events and headed to one of her favorite fashion shows. Video source: Vogue Paris, via Youtube.
1 Apr 2020
The global menswear fashion season is canceled, what next?
It was only two weeks ago that Pitti Uomo announed it was planning to go ahead with its June instalment of the Florentine tradeshow. As we have come to witness, a lot can happen in a fortnight. In a statement with the hashtag #pittilooksahead, the menswear exhibition said it was working hard to open next June’s fairs on the dates announced, in...
31 Mar 2020
Best of Paris Fashion Week autumn/winter 2020
From the biggest trends to the most covetable collections, we round up the new season. The best of Paris Fashion Week autumn/winter 2020 according to Harper's Bazaar. Video source: Harper's Bazaar, via Youtube.
9 Mar 2020
Fall/Winter 2020-21 Paris fashion week overview
Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the event highlights of Paris Fashion Week. Despite challenging conditions and some cancelled shows, Paris Fashion Week still provided attendees with a spectacle worthy of a major fashion capital. As the industry continues to tackle issues around the topics of the environment and diversity,...
6 Mar 2020
Fall-Winter 2020/21 ready-to-wear collection by Chanel
This week Virginie Viard's Chanel presented it's AW20/21 collection in Paris. On the contrary to the typical Lagerfeld-styled, over the top set for the runway show, Viard presented a minimalistic scene for the show. Watch the full runway show below. Video source: Chanel, via Youtube.
4 Mar 2020
Louis Vuitton runway not lacking any drama in Paris
Paris - Louis Vuitton ended Paris fashion week Tuesday with one of its most sublime shows, a "clash of epochs" extravaganza at the Louvre museum featuring a 200-person choir in period costumes that went from the 15th century to the 1950s. Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere hired Stanley Kubrick's multi-Oscar-winning costume ace Milena Canonero -- who...
4 Mar 2020
Chanel AW20 show takes a step further from the Lagerfeld influence
Chanel designer Virginie Viard Tuesday signalled she may put an end to the brand's themed Paris fashion week spectaculars, a year after the death of her legendary predecessor Karl Lagerfeld. The German showman spent millions turning the vast Grand Palais into his playground, building a Chanel space rocket, a near life-sized ocean liner, the...
3 Mar 2020
Kanye West criticised as religious service pushes out transgender show
US rapper Kanye West was at the centre of a storm Monday after a Paris show by an acclaimed transgender performer was cancelled at the last minute to make way for one of his religious services. The mercurial singer took over the Bouffes du Nord theatre in the French capital for one of his famous "Sunday Service" gospel hymn sessions during Paris...
2 Mar 2020
Stella McCartney on transforming LVMH from within
Stella McCartney pledged Monday to try to change the world's biggest luxury fashion group from within after LVMH took a stake in her label, one of the most sustainable in the world. The British designer made a spirited defence of her decision to become "personal sustainability adviser" to LVMH owner Bernard Arnault, who regularly swaps places...
2 Mar 2020
Paris fashion week AW20: Balmain channels 80s elegance
Paris fashion week fell back in love latex and the horsey set Friday, with Balmain rolling the clock back to the 1980s in a glitzy show that could have been called "Pretty Woman goes to the Polo Club". With Celine's Hedi Slimane already committed to reviving the bourgeois pearls and twin-set look, Balmain's artistic director Olivier Rousteing...
2 Mar 2020
PFW AW20: Felipe Oliveira Baptista’s debut Kenzo collection
There was a lot of anticipation for Felipe Oliveira Baptista’s debut for Kenzo, especially after the designer decided to skip men’s fashion week in favour of Paris women’s fashion week, and the introduction of a new logo that was designed to “write a new chapter in its history”. Baptista, who succeeded Carol Lim and Humberto Leon as creative...
27 Feb 2020
In Paris, the catwalk makes way for merchandised fashion
The dawn of e-commerce sparked a novel way of buying fashion. Online stores weren’t concerned with merchandising, or how clothes looked hanging side by side on a rail. They could buy separates straight off the runway, without needing to invest in full looks. We all like to be visually stimulated when we scroll, but to be sure, on a website you...
26 Feb 2020