Nina Ricci ended its relationship with Guillaume Henry on Thursday, bringing to an end his role as creative director of the Paris fashion house, after a critically muted tenure at the storied French brand.
A pall hung over the Nina Ricci show in Paris. The evening before, the house officially denied a trade newspaper report that this would be the last show by its designer. Nonetheless, an air of finality about the event.
China’s Fosun International won the bidding war for Lanvin against the Qataris this month for reasons that have little to do with money, creative vision or strategy for France’s oldest fashion maison, four sources said.
Carolina Herrera staged her final show on Monday night, and for her finale she sent out 25 mini versions of herself – elegant figures wearing her signature bright white men’s shirt with floor-length taffeta ball skirts.