This week, everyone will be talking about Virgil Abloh, Hedi Slimane, Kim Jones and the other designers showing at Paris Fashion Week Men’s – and how the the buzziest brands share a corporate parent. Read our BoF Professional Cheat Sheet.
The designer is so scrupulously controlled that the merest flip of a wig can seem like a radical gesture. His 20th anniversary punk tribute let him cut loose a little.
The collection brooded on the scattergun codes of modern masculinity with an orgy of quite gorgeous separates likely to hit their target.
Francesco Risso’s collection — a seeming confrontation between youth and what he called ‘the puppet masters’ — laced his parody of power-dressing with psychedelia and subversion.
As the race to be the platform of choice for both customers and fashion companies intensifies, e-commerce players will continue to innovate by adding profitable value-added services, focusing on new technologies and diversifying business models.
The former creative director of Lanvin addresses topics confronting designers today, from millennial consumers to the industry’s risk aversion.
The brand is built on sartorial tradition, but Alessandro Sartori’s aim with his new collection was clearcut: “Nothing that recalls classic design.”
Dedicated men’s fashion weeks in New York and London no longer hold the value that they once did. It’s time to change with the market.
The company, like other retailers, has faced lower traffic at its stores amid sluggish consumer spending and sentiment dampened by Brexit fears.
Sales grew in all regions, with the exception of the Middle East and Europe.