The Paris menswear week is starting on Tuesday in a city still disrupted by strikes. The official calendar features 53 Fall/Winter 2020-21 shows, with another 20 scheduled off-calendar - an unprecedented number.
The flags chosen as the theme of the Florentine menswear show, which opens on Tuesday, symbolise the diverse, international range of exhibitors of this winter session, featuring major names and special events.
During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
Supima, the cashmere of the cotton world, has won a fresh and artistic accolade. On Monday night, French artist Adrien Vescovi unveiled two giant seven-meter high toiles of dyed Supima inside the Palais de Tokyo.
Designers explored the many aspects of womenswear in Paris on Friday, with Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh sending out a delicate yet playful collection for Nini Ricci, while Olivier Theyskens went chic and sexy.
Paris Fashion Week opened on Monday 23 September, and the Première Classe, Woman, Tranoï and Splash trade shows will follow suit at the end of the week, attracting buyers who came to the French capital for the event.