Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
In the midst of restructuring, Calvin Klein has called in a bevy of influencers, including the Biebers, Kendall Jenner and rapper A$AP Rocky for the launch of CK50, a capsule celebrating the brand's 50th anniversary.
Crystal specialist Swarovski has chosen Milan and Italy as the first venue of its new Crystal Studio retail format, based on interactivity and digital tech, which will be replicated with various adaptations worldwide.
The philanthropic luxury fashion brand has opened its first physical retail location, a 4,000-square-foot boutique on NYC’s Wooster Street, offering unique design features and an exclusive customer experience.
French fashion influencer-turned-designer Jeanne Damas has launched two establishments in one, the first boutique for her womenswear brand Rouje and a restaurant, both on Rue Bachaumont in Paris’ 2nd arrondissement.