Ever since it opened during last month fashionistas, fans and tourists have chorused that the retrospective Thierry Mugler: Couturissime inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is essential viewing.
Max Mara's Max&Co has teamed up with Margherita Maccapani Missoni in the first of a new series of of design partnerships entitled &Co.llaboration, as the Italian creator returns to design after a six-month hiatus.
The pandemic is almost behind us, and designers are celebrating a return to normal life with light, joyous, sensual outfits, judging from the summer 2022 women’s collections shown in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
Farfetch is continuing its partnership with multimedia brand Nataal to “champion and celebrate black creativity in fashion”. And after February’s debut, the second iteration sees it working with Valentino too.
One must-see community in Paris Fashion Week is Sphere, a combination of showroom, presentation space and video display of vital young talents that present in the French Capital – especially this year.
Designers Constança Entrudo, Ricardo Andrez and Maria Carlos Baptista have staged a theatrical-style presentation at the Galerie Joseph venue in Paris, showcasing the next generation in Portuguese fashion.
There are eight more young fashion trainees to watch out for. Yoox Net-A-Porter and The Prince’s Foundation have unveiled the new intake of young artisans for the second edition of their The Modern Artisan project.
Working out how to dress women for the post-Covid era has exercised the minds of all designers this season. Most notably at Akris, a house which dresses women who guide corporations and international organizations.
A major injection of hipness into Hermès this season, and all the better for it. Almost as if the Hermès lady had moved to a loft in Brooklyn or an art gallery in Hackney, or was working on a novel in Ostiense, in Rome.