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Lenzing: 2022 fiscal year hit by inflation and energy crisis
The Austrian cellulose fibre specialist Lenzing saw its operating profit fall by a third, facing energy and material costs and the impact of inflation on demand.
Rokh, Abra, Mossi and Situationist: four different interpretations of avant-garde in Paris
Faced with the challenge of reinventing fashion, niche brands opted to collaborate with other international firms, master their tailoring skills or focus on environmental responsibility.
As buyers demand it, Bangladesh garment factories go green
Bangladesh's garment factories have long been known for producing low-cost garments in often harsh working conditions, but international pressure for more sustainable clothing production is starting to change that.
Deeny’s Dozen: The 12 best collections in the world this season
The runway season just ended marking a restoration of reined in chic, with brands and designers keen to capture new followers after the dark grind of the pandemic. We select the 12 most memorable fashion statements.
H&M puts focus on sustainable embellishment as sequins create huge plastic problem
H&M has tried to address the issue of unsustainable sequins with its latest collection from the Innovation Stories platform. It's “a Sixties-tinged offering that focuses on more sustainable embellishment”.
Aries links with Yoox for genderless exclusive collection
London luxe streetwear brand Aries has linked with Yoox on a capsule available from this month. It continues the gender-neutral Aries approach in a series of pieces in which print features prominently.
Ukrainian brands Bevza and Di Stavnitser showcase elegance and resilience in Paris
Resilience and adapting to a bleak backdrop mark the Ukrainian mindset and its fashion collections. FashionNetwork.com discuss business in times of war with firm Bevza and the newly launched brand Di Stavnitser.
Germanier: Paris Fashion Week's most exciting new talent
Kevin Germanier is a Swiss with an Irish name who happens to be bursting with talent. As his zany, surrealist yet also commercial collection shown Monday in Christie’s Paris auction house fully displayed.
Louis Vuitton: Edgy urban luxury in the Musée d’Orsay
How to survive with style in the urban jungle was the overriding image of the latest collection by Nicolas Ghesquière for Louis Vuitton staged Monday lunchtime in Paris.
Pure, modern, colourful: Pierre Cardin is back on official Parisian calendar
Two years after the death of its eponymous founder, Pierre Cardin made its return to Paris Fashion Week on Sunday evening, 30 years after dropping out of the event’s official calendar.
Valentino: Black-tie magic
Only Pierpaolo Piccioli could link Valentino Garavani with Johnny Rotten and combine them into a great fashion collection and show. Taking the idea of black-tie and using it to re-imagine a whole sense of style.
From spray-on dresses to robots, Coperni continues to showcase innovation
Faced with the challenge of outdoing the success of Bella Hadid's spray-on look, the brand led by Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant created a dialogue between models and robotic wolves inspired by Jean de La Fontaine.
From Cali to Paris, Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz shows at Paris Fashion Week
The Colombian luxury brand unveiled its "effortless" designs distinguished by their unique prints that have already won over leading luxury e-commerce retailers in Paris, at a show held at the Palais Garnier.
Akris: 70s style celebrates Albert’s fashion baptism
That’s two down and one to go at Akris 100 Years, with Act II staged inside a giant north Paris art gallery, a homage to the brand’s origins and to Switzerland, as a source of exceptional fabrics.
Balenciaga: A show of tailoring and forgetting
Security was intense for the latest show of Balenciaga on Sunday morning in Paris, with guards positioned at the gateway to the Carrousel du Louvre, in its main corridors and at the entrance into the basement event.
Alexander McQueen: Remarkable tailoring, artistic anatomy
A cool and clever encounter of the strictest tailoring combined with the voluptuousness of anatomy in a dramatic show and collection for Alexander McQueen by designer Sarah Burton staged Saturday night.