The Italian designer, whose label generates 80% of its sales in the USA, staged the first show of the year with a special event held at the historic Paszkowski Café in Florence, during the Pitti Uomo trade show.
The fashion label will pay tribute to its founder Pierre Cardin, who passed away on December 29 2020, with a major show on the outskirts of Paris, at the Le Bourget Air and Space Museum, scheduled on January 28.
The provisional line-up for London Fashion Week that runs from 18 to 22 February has been released with details of which labels will show physically and which will unveil their collections digitally at the hybrid event.
Two of the edgiest labels around have chosen to show in Milan, during a fashion week scheduled on January 14-18 and featuring plenty of new names, parties and soirees, with 68 events including 23 physical shows.
The denim brand led by Glenn Martens will make its Milan Fashion Week debut in February, joining a womenswear calendar that will also see Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Dsquared2 show for 1,200 international buyers.
Following the success of its collab with The Simpsons, Balenciaga's next big screen adventure is a short film directed by Harmony Korine. A runway that never happened is the latest strike of genius from Demna Gvasalia.