Zara, a democratic brand delivering cash-register-friendly fashion, has always been democratic. Its new concept collection, Zara Origins, which opened a pop-up for Paris Fashion Week, makes the brand look very cool.
AZ Factory reveals the names of designers participating in Alber Elbaz's memorial - like Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani and Jean Paul Gaultier, alongside Matthew Williams of Givenchy and Alessandro Michele of Gucci.
Having been purchased by Eric and Michaël Dayan in 2019, the Sonia Rykiel brand is set to change hands again, joining the portfolio of American fashion group G-III Apparel, owner of labels including Donna Karan.
The understated Chinese luxury label, bought by the Exor holding company at the end of 2020, has taken a more directional turn by naming young designer Yang Li as creative director, and will show in Paris on October 4.
For Paris Fashion Week, L'Oréal Paris will stage the fourth edition of its fashion show in the heart of the French capital. The event, scheduled on October 3, is open to the public and will be broadcast in 30 countries.
All change at Kenzo. In the same week that the house announced the appointment of a new artistic director, it has named a new CEO, Sylvain Blanc, who joins the Paris fashion marque from underwear specialist Undiz.
African fashion is this month’s headline act, notably championed by Balenciaga and Virgil Abloh, with Friday’s Parisian show organised by Africa Fashion Up, and Afro Fashion Week scheduled in Milan on September 23-26.