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.
The problem with deconstruction, a huge movement in fashion, is that while it looks great on runways, it tends to frighten consumers on a clothes rack. Not at Rokh, which staged a great collection Thursday in Paris.
Dior went into full court press in the first 48 hours of Paris Fashion Week – unveiling its new Cheval Blanc spa, feting its Dior Home and Kids creator Cordelia de Castellane, and unveiling a Miss Dior floral pop-up.
Paris’ big debut this season was Charles de Vilmorin at Rochas, the current enfant terrible of French fashion. He made his Wednesday debut with a striking fashion statement, each ensemble radically juxtaposed.
The Real Leather. Stay Different. International Student Design Competition has announced its first-ever winner: Emily Omesi, a BFA undergraduate at FIT, New York, who beat almost 400 other participants.