Paris Fashion Week is Well Underway
Paris Fashion Week is typically the toast of fashion month (depending on who you ask, of course). Just a handful of days in and here’s what we’ve seen: Jacquemus sent a riviera-inspired collection that included Simon signatures, swimwear and both teensy purses and oversized beach bags; Gucci came to Paris; Marine Serre made ‘futurewear’–now, dubbing her latest collection Hardcore Couture; Yves Saint Laurent dazzled in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower as models walked on water down Anthony Vaccarello‘s runway; Mugler brought back runway icon Debra Shaw; Rick Owens delivered a fiery show, backdropped by a burning tower; Virgil’s Off-White featured a Nike logo laden collection which eight gold medal athletes walked; Cara Delevingne, who seldom appears these days, walked Balmain; and Hedi Slimane presented his debut, accent-mark-less Celine collection––which has been polarizing the internet since its announcements. Phew!
Maison Margiela Launches a New Fragrance
Featuring Hanne Gaby Odiele, Teddy Quinlivan, and Molly Bair, Maison Margiela unleashed John Galliano‘s first fragrance for the brand simulatenously as the desinger’s latest collection for Spring 2019 showed furing Paris Fashion Week. Mutiny touted as “a manifesto to diversity” also features Sasha Lane, Willow Smith, and Princess Nokia in black and white visulas shot by Craig McDean and video by Fabien Baron.
Valentino Departs for Tokyo
Don’t stuff yourself with too much turkey as Valentino departs for Japan for their first co-ed show in Tokyo on November 27th. Pierpaolo Piccioli exclusively shared with WWD his plan to roll out his latest collection for Pre-Fall 2019 at the Ginza flagship with a little help from Sarah Andelman of the sorely missed Colette boutique fame. It will be the first show the brand has held in Tokyo since the Eighties and joins another luxury giant, Kim Jones’ Dior Homme, that will be showing a few days later on the 30th.