Turns out the Paris season’s biggest debut was on a crisp Monday when Yang Li presented his first collection for Chinese luxury marque Shang Xia, a brainy and beguiling high-color hybrid blend of east and west.
Ferrari, with its prancing stallion symbol, may be the ultimate masculine luxury symbol of Italy. But when it launched its first fashion collection this weekend there were more girls than guys on its catwalk.
The Milan Fashion Week Men, scheduled on January 10 to 14, will be half a day longer and will feature many come-backs and new names, among them Gucci and A-Cold-Wall, compensating for no fewer than 11 withdrawals.
The designer, until now in charge of style at menswear label Pal Zileri, is the new creative director of Ferrari’s Diversification division, after the car manufacturer recently announced a production deal with Armani.
The Italian brand, owned by the Forall group, announced at the beginning of the month the departure of its artistic director. Rocco Iannone, a veteran of Giorgio Armani, will take over the reins July 3.