London-based designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi won the fashion prize hands down at the 36th edition of the French festival, which placed a strong emphasis on sustainability, while Capucine Huguet won the accessories prize.
Fifty years after its first perfume, French label Courrèges, showing on Wednesday at Paris Fashion Week, is starting a new chapter by dropping five fragrances, a return chiming with the label’s renewed fashion presence.
All change at Kenzo. In the same week that the house announced the appointment of a new artistic director, it has named a new CEO, Sylvain Blanc, who joins the Paris fashion marque from underwear specialist Undiz.
African fashion is this month’s headline act, notably championed by Balenciaga and Virgil Abloh, with Friday’s Parisian show organised by Africa Fashion Up, and Afro Fashion Week scheduled in Milan on September 23-26.
Techno tribal-print mania at Cavalli, and all the better for it, in the debut menswear collection and video starring Mike Tyson for the house by designer Fausto Puglisi, unveiled Monday evening online.
Finally after 16 years closed; municipal headaches; massive rebuilding and Covid delays, France’s most storied department store La Samaritaine revealed itself on Monday, after an estimated €750m investment by owner LVMH.