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INTERVIEW | Fashion Science and Exploration Come Together at FIT

By Robin Torres

“Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the new exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum, could not be more relevant. Curated by Patricia Mears, deputy director of The Museum at...

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Post-Fashion-Week Thoughts: Are We Losing Touch with Reality?

By Marta Represa

“What just happened here?” was pretty much my first reaction as I walked back home after the last show of the very last day of Paris Fashion Week. In many ways, this season felt different and...

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The Social Set

By Jessica Bumpus

What showed up more on your social media feed this Paris Fashion Week? Was it Chanel's epic mountains and waterfalls – it's biggest set yet, in fact – or Thom Browne's unicorn in Warhorse-style...

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Stranger Things at Louis Vuitton

By Jessica Bumpus

Frock coats, brocade, period dressing, 18th century aristocratic French garments, billowing blouses, waistcoats – and a Stranger Things T-shirt: Nicolas Ghesquière threw quite the curve ball to end...

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Escapism in Paris: Make Fashion not War?

By Elisabeta Tudor

Needless to say, when we have a look at the current international political climate, it sometimes feel like we're living in the dark ages. Liselore Frowijn SS18 - Photo by Regis Colin...

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Chanel: 3 Highlights to Remember

By Elisabeta Tudor

Chanel's ready-to-wear and Couture runway shows are the cream-of-the-crop of Paris Fashion Week and always make for a stylish and impressive momentum. Here's what Karl Lagerfeld had to offer for...

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like: Legacy?

By Jessica Bumpus

It’s the age-old question in fashion and one that keeps doing the rounds as old houses find themselves with vacancies, new names appointed and the equation of balance, heritage and forward-thinking...

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3 Looks To Know From the Rick Owens SS18 Show

By Marta Represa

Showmanship comes innately to Rick Owens. Yesterday, the American designer wooed his audience once again with an impressive show hosted in the Palais de Tokyo's courtyard. Titled – like his June...

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Nina Ricci: The Ring Master

By Jessica Bumpus

It's taken time for us to get to a good, a really good, collection in Paris. This season, so says the chatter out and about and around between shows, has not perhaps been the strongest. But then...

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Five Looks from the Lacoste Show

By Marta Represa

This season marked the return of Lacoste to Paris Fashion Week. And the show – staged in the open air at the Jardin des Tuileries – felt deservedly celebratory. So did the clothes. Here are our 5...

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Why Look 3 at Loewe is Genius

By Jessica Bumpus

Everywhere you look in every collection so far, there's a lot of stuff. Be it surface design and decoration, design quirks and tweaks, layers of stuff to interfere with the silhouette. It's busy....

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The Sweet Taste of Nostalgia

By Elisabeta Tudor

In these most uncertain of times, designers prefer to daydream and romanticize their recollections of days long past, instead of engaging with the times to come.  Nostalgia is the theme on...

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Getting To Know: Atlein

By Jessica Bumpus

Among the eight finalists of this year’s LVMH Designer Prize was Atlein from Antonin Tron, the Paris-born designer who studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp and graduated in 2008. It...

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A Night At The Balmain Opera

By Jessica Bumpus

For anyone complaining Olivier Rousteing was a one-trick pony, let them be silent. They may not necessarily like what he's done next either in the transparent-zip skirts that opened the show, but...

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Aalto’s Sustainable Ambitions

By Marta Represa

Sustainability was at the inception of this season's Aalto collection. Tuomas Merikoski has partnered with RePack, a Finnish packing company whose yellow sleeves are made from recycled materials....