The group has announced the final of its competition for young designers. Set to take place on September 7 at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the event's highlights will, for the first time, be broadcast via social media.
The contemporary craftsmanship award by the Spanish luxury label recognizes talented artists working in various domains such as textiles, metal and glass, among others. The 2022 winner will be announced in Seoul.
The Maison Mode Méditerranée endowment fund will finance 11 Mediterranean rim designers for the 2021-22 period, as well as two research fellowships and one project focusing on ethics and sustainability.
Indian designer Vaishali Shadangule shone as one of the new names on the Paris Haute Couture week’s calendar with the physical show for her ‘Breathe’ collection, in which she showcased her artisanal expertise.
The world’s a stage and none more diverse than Paris couture. Where a Gibraltar-born designer creates couture for a Belgian maison; a Phoenician master in Beirut; and a young mum fashion godmother on the Left Bank.
The silence was intense at Balenciaga, for a show held without any soundtrack as Balenciaga returned to haute couture after half a century. The applause, however, was resounding for creative director Demna Gvasalia.
Paris couture is not just about dressing billionaires' wives. It’s also about experimentation, and fashionable irony, as seen in three collections Tuesday: Alexandre Vauthier, Viktor & Rolf and Ronald van der Kemp.