Is Charles de Vilmorin about to be the next big thing in French fashion? The omens seem propitious and judging from the collection video he showed Wednesday evening during Paris couture he certainly has the design chops.
Fashionistas love nothing more than a debut; and the biggest this season at an established luxury fashion house was the inauguration of Kim Jones at Fendi with a Bloomsbury-inspired collection in the Paris Bourse.
For the first time, the Italian designer has presented his couture collection in Milan, channeling the fresh, carefree attitude of young sophisticates with an aesthetic that is both sober and precious.
Paris fashion weeks shows often don’t only take place in Paris anymore. Due to the pandemic, entire seasons now take place online, and many “phygital” shows actually take place in other countries, or even continents.
The menswear season in Paris boasts literally scores of nationalities, and plenty of designers who concentrate on wearable clothes with a twist, and a point of view. We look at four who summed up the impressive range.
The opening day of Paris haute couture week ended with three experienced designers -- Giambattista Valli, Julie de Libran and Olivier Theyskens at Azzaro -- showing collections that captured the couture's energy.