The Eternal City suddenly seemed eternally young, after the four-day Altaroma, a novel mix of haute couture shows; debutant catwalk displays, exhibitions and talks featuring fashion, design and photography greats.
And the multi-cultural winner is Act no1. The youthful duo of Luca Lin and Galib Gassanoff, whose brand is named Act no1, on Friday in Rome won the 2017 edition of Who Is On Next? - Italy’s key young designer prize.
Haute Couture week in Paris, which ended Wednesday, showcased shiny leather, tweed, vinyl, suede and fur footwear, with styles ranging from thigh-high to knee-high through to arty color block flower-festooned low boots.