The weekend’s key show in London Fashion Week was by Erdem, where the designer was inspired by his new neighborhood Bloomsbury and two of its legendary eccentrics, Dame Edith Sitwell and Lady Ottoline Morrell.
The Milan women’s fashion week starts on Tuesday with a schedule of 173 events, 65of them catwalk shows, featuring the return of Cavalli, Versace and Jil Sander, MM6’s first physicalshow and many interesting new names.
New York is done with dressing down: the splashy black-tie Met Gala returned Monday, with a cohort of Gen-Z's glitterati -- and, despite the pandemic, this year the fashion was so fierce one guest wielded a sword.
Winter’s coming and Belstaff is promising all-weather protection for AW21. Continuing its partnership with Gore-Tex, the luxury heritage brand has launched a “polished, precision-engineered" outerwear range.
Dior has once again snatched first place in Launchmetrics’ quarterly list of the top power players in luxury fashion, while Gucci has made solid progress in China as the country leads the sector’s post-pandemic recovery.