Florence was brimming with energy on Tuesday with the opening of the industry’s most important men's fashion salon, boasting 1,231 exhibitors with attendance projected at 30,000, including nearly 20,500 buyers.
The 17-day international menswear season kicks off Thursday in London, a city suffering from terrorist attacks. Last January, Sadiq Khan opened London men’s season. This month the mayor is Donald Trump's favorite target.
The 36-year-old designer will be the subject of a retrospective at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, slated for 2019. Virgil Abloh launched Off-White in 2013 and has already earned critical success.
Alessandro Michele’s invitation for Gucci cruise 2018 was contained inside a pink box reading Urtica Ferox, which is Latin for stinging nettle. And this was a prickly show, albeit staged in a Renaissance palazzo.