The 34th Hyères Fashion Festival begins on Thursday, with a busy programme of exhibitions, shows, competition and conferences, with Natacha Ramsay-Levy as guest of honour and the Chanel-sponsored Métiers d’art Prize.
FashionNetwork.com examines how diversity and inclusivity have now become strategic issues, as shown by the policies adopted by many labels, at a time when faux pas, notably about racism, are no longer tolerated.
The Italian brand has handed over the reins of Red Tag to the Moscow-born designer. The Red Tag x GR-Uniforma collaboration will be presented on May 9 to coincide with the start of the Venice Biennale.
With an audience full of rappers and influencers, Virgil Abloh's first show for Louis Vuitton turned heads in Paris – it also confirmed a new strategy for the label, with two designers targeting quite different markets.