A score of mannequins sat in the front row at JW Anderson on Wednesday, heads covered by cardboard cut outs of the face of Arthur Rimbaud. An homage to the French poet, but also to cult figure David Wojnarowicz.
During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
The 18th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach may not start officially until Thursday, but the worlds of art and fashion are already descending on the Magic City for a week of exhibitions, installations and fashion shows.
On Wednesday, Tiziano Guardini’s eco-couture, Calcaterra’s classy style, Marco Rambaldi’s light touch and Arthur Arbesser's cheerful elegance demonstrated the potential of Italy’s up-and-coming designers.
It was a mixed bag for men’s fashion trade shows this season. Among the livelier trade shows, Man and Welcome Edition, and the quieter Tranoï, the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair was pleased with its Paris debut.