Karl Lagerfeld, design great, legendary illustrator, Paris’ greatest conversationalist and photographer, was also a brilliant photographer of architecture. And now he will brand a unique series of couture villas.
The owner of the Ikea furniture brand said on Wednesday it would raise prices due to supply chain challenges far into 2022, after it reported a drop in full-year profit due to higher transport and raw material costs.
Fast-expanding retailer Next delivered a Q3 trading update on Wednesday and brief though it was, it showed how the business continues to be one of the most successful and best-run in the UK fashion sector.
At the event’s inaugural conference, Pascal Morand, executive president of the French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation, presented a software to measure the event's impact, and the federation’s support of new labels.
Dior went into full court press in the first 48 hours of Paris Fashion Week – unveiling its new Cheval Blanc spa, feting its Dior Home and Kids creator Cordelia de Castellane, and unveiling a Miss Dior floral pop-up.
Following Sacai's Chitose Abe, it's the Belgian designer's turn to take charge of Haute Couture at Jean Paul Gaultier for a season. His collection will be unveiled at the brand's Parisian headquarters in January 2022.
For the first time, two top Italian labels have joined forces and combined their creative perspectives to design two collections in one, Fendi by Versace and Versace by Fendi, which will be commercialised next May.
Shying away from the oversize installations of previous editions, luxury labels like Gucci, Off-White and Givenchy took advantage of the Milan Design Week to showcase an array of new projects and offbeat initiatives.
The number of fashion-focused shops on premier shopping thoroughfare Oxford Street looks like falling even further with news that IKEA is likely to take over the former Topshop flagship, in a key Oxford Circus position.