The gifted Belgian designer discussed with Godfrey Deeny his approach to creativity and his career at Rochas, Nina Ricci and Theory, also explaining what it means to manage one’s own label in the age of social media.
Vivienne Westwood may have grabbed some headlines in recent days due to Paris Fashion Week, but the headlines this week make less happy reading with the company reporting a £2.5 million pre-tax loss for last year.
French cosmetics maker L’Oreal hosted its annual runway show on Saturday featuring an all-star cast of movie stars, singers and supermodels who embodied self-empowerment on the sidelines of Paris Fashion Week.
The French luxury house presented a collection that was true to its roots at Paris Fashion Week on on Saturday, spotlighting leather – its core material – and putting exceptional artesanal craftsmanship centre stage.
The Japanese designer constructed his whole collection for next summer around the trench coat, a perennial classic which he deconstructed and dissected in order to reassemble it in an infinite variety of pieces.