There is no quicker study in fashion than Virgil Abloh. He came to Paris a decade ago, as a neophyte in tow with Kanye West. Now, there are almost riots when he stages shows for his red-hot brand Off-White.
Fat Face’s CEO is on the way out, but it’s not the usual rapid exit from an under-performing company with the exec to stay for several months and saying the firm is “in good shape”. Anthony Thompson leaves in January.
Watch brands Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille will withdraw from the Geneva watch fair from 2020 to focus on selling directly to consumers rather than via third-party retailers they would meet at the show.
Paris Fashion Week - Following a change in the brand's creative direction and the announcement of its revival, Courrèges presented a Spring/Summer 2019 collection that was rather sportswear and uninspired.
Manish Arora channelled its hyper-colorful and kitsch aesthetic on Thursday into a sport-inspired collection that included its collaboration with France’s most famous football club, Paris Saint-Germain.
They love a French fashion champion in Paris, and this season they certainly have one with Julien Dossena, who staged a vibrant voyager collection for the house of Paco Rabanne on a sunny Thursday afternoon.