Following the inaugural edition of the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize this year, the organization has revealed its program for 2020, announcing the addition of an advisory board and a new award for young talent.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing has joined Instagram's "Shopping From Creators" program in a rare move that will allow fans to buy designer pieces from the brand directly from his social media feed.
The latest major product initiative at Selfridges’ key piece of real estate, its Corner Shop, is a collaboration with Balmain and underlines the importance of the sneaker category to both footwear and luxury.
The French label recently launched its first monogram, but will have to redesign it. Its black B on a white background is too similar to that of Italian label Laura Biagiotti, which has the right to its exclusive use.
They celebrate the summer solstice in Paris with a giant street party called the Fête de la Musique. Though the biggest party this year was Balmain's, a magnificent runway show and concert in the Jardin des Plantes.