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Maison Margiela: New mansion headquarters, posh-punk collection
Maison Margiela unveiled its new headquarters in Paris on Sunday night and talk about an upgrade. John Galliano celebrated the move with his latest collection – a deconstructed homage to the Queen of Punk, Jordan.
Hermès: Effortless elegance in UNESCO
It all seemed so effortless in UNESCO this Saturday at Hermès, which made this rather menswear wonderful collection even more special. A great display by Véronique Nichanian, menswear creative director for 35 years.
Paris couture: A vibrant multi-billion business, opens its next season on Monday
Paris haute couture – the highest expression of fashion – opens Monday with a crammed calendar of bold face name brands and a score of young hopefuls in one of the most intriguing seasons in years.
Loewe: From copper to Chalamet
A thrilling display of art-inspired garments, metallic clothing and star appearances with the fashion plate of the planet Timothée Chalamet in the front row of the Loewe show on a chilly Saturday morning in Paris.
Elsewhere in Paris menswear: Paul Smith and Daniel Arsham
Paris will always love diversity, especially in fashion. In the last 48 hours, a UK knight staged relaxed tailoring in a cathedral and a rising American star blended performance art with high-performance fabrics.
Italian label Twinset licenses eyewear to De Rigo
The partnership's first eyewear collection reinterprets the Italian luxury womenswear label’s codes, featuring versatile, sophisticated models of both sunglasses and eyeglasses, and will be available from March 2023.
Dries Van Noten: Von Humboldt’s coolest current
A dark top floor of a forgotten garage was the curiously ideal location of a sensational collection by Dries Van Noten inspired by the ideas of the great German explorer and naturalist Alexander von Humboldt.
Ami: A kinder, gentler look from Alexandre Mattiussi
Leave it to Alexandre Mattiussi to stage a great Ami show after a chaotic Thursday in Paris of strikes, marches and locked metros, with a swish collection inside the Bastille Opera.
Adidas launches eyewear in Specsavers exclusive deal
Adidas is to introduce its new Originals eyewear range exclusively through major specialist British retailer and optician Specsavers, launching this month in selected stores in the UK, Canada, Northern Europe, and ANZ.
Grace Wales opens Paris menswear with Baldwin’s bildungsroman and Fanon’s fighting spirit
Grace Wales Bonner is a British designer of Afro-Caribbean origin, who has made a great success of her partnership with German brand Adidas. Yet her show on Tuesday night felt like a true Parisian fashion moment fashion.
Elsewhere in Milan: Tod’s, KB Hong and Lardini
Between shows and presentations, Milano Moda Uomo had almost 50 events. FashionNetwork.com caught up with three brands on the move and with momentum: Tod’s, KB Hong and Lardini.
J. W. Anderson: Pert, perverse and yet polished
Got to hand it to Jonathan Anderson, this was the most interesting show in Milan menswear this season. Not maybe the best collection, or best clothes, but the most stimulating intellectual exercise.
Prada: Marching to its own seriously strong beat
It felt one was back among grown-ups at the Prada menswear show, so exact was the tailoring, so savvy the urban uniforms, so clever the proportions in a first-rate display on a wet Sunday in Milan.
Fendi does uber luxury with Giorgio Moroder backing
Loads of luxury, lovingly displayed in a great collection from Fendi, whose biggest star was the soundtrack, a brilliant performance by the father of disco, Giorgio Moroder.
Dolce & Gabbana: Graphite and graphic; girdles and corsets
A tour de force in black from Dolce & Gabbana, and a splendidly steamy Sicilian take on sartorial chic from the design duo on a chilly Saturday in Milan.
MSGM and K-Way: From sporting club wear to arty active sportswear
Saturday’s runway action in the Milan menswear, the second day of the season, began and ended with MSGM and K-Way, from sporting club work to arty active sportswear.