By Gianluca Cantaro
“This is a collection hinged on past and future. It got back all the details we lost in the turns of time,” said Giorgio Armani before the show of his Haute Couture Privé collection for the Fall/Winter 2019/20, presented at the Petit Palais. “I wanted to also express the era in...
“This is a collection hinged on past and future. It got back all the details we lost in the turns of time,” said Giorgio Armani before the show of his Haute Couture Privé collection for the Fall/Winter 2019/20, presented at the Petit Palais. “I wanted to also express the era in which we are living, with these deep changes; that’s why I wanted this collection to be neither rètro...
Paris Haute Couture: The Crucial Role of Jewelry
By Elisabeta Tudor
Over the past seasons, fine jewelry and high-end costume jewelry have taken a crucial place in...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Over the past seasons, fine jewelry and high-end costume jewelry have taken a crucial place in Paris' Haute Couture calendar. Understanding this new trend, as well as the need to reinvent the way jewelry is exhibited and sold, Muriel Piaser, a Paris-based buying consultant, will unveil the second...
Over the past seasons, fine jewelry and high-end costume jewelry have taken a crucial place in Paris' Haute Couture calendar. Understanding this new trend, as well as the need to reinvent the way jewelry is exhibited and sold, Muriel Piaser, a Paris-based buying consultant, will unveil the second edition of Precious Room on July 3rd at the Palais Vivienne, where 30 meticulously selected...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The most unsophisticated mistake that you could make is to consider the Haute Couture just an excess of decorations for impossible clothing and large headpieces. On the contrary, it’s a matter of ability often based on the most difficult construction turned into something simple,...
The most unsophisticated mistake that you could make is to consider the Haute Couture just an excess of decorations for impossible clothing and large headpieces. On the contrary, it’s a matter of ability often based on the most difficult construction turned into something simple, light, and wearable. “We are living in a speedy society where everything is consumed by the next...
Paris Haute Couture Day One: Craftsmanship is Here to Stay
By Elisabeta Tudor
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and craftsmanship that comes with a sense of poetry. In fact, the designer-duo's historical take on fashion is often expressed through a range of story-telling Haute Couture numbers that look like soft...
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and craftsmanship that comes with a sense of poetry. In fact, the designer-duo's historical take on fashion is often expressed through a range of story-telling Haute Couture numbers that look like soft armors at times, and always impress through their ingenious craftsmanship. For this Fall 2019 season,...
Acne is Chasing White Rabbits While Miu Miu is Taming Wild Horses
By Elisabeta Tudor
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a...
By Elisabeta Tudor
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a less busy schedule to unveil their commercial collections – such as Acne, with its Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear, and Miu Miu, with its 2020 Cruise collection. Acne Studios Spring/Summer...
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a less busy schedule to unveil their commercial collections – such as Acne, with its Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear, and Miu Miu, with its 2020 Cruise collection. Acne Studios Spring/Summer 2020 ready-to-wear show in Paris. Photo by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION.But although these two...
Luxury Multibrand Stores are the Future – And Browns’ Holli Rogers and Ida Petersson Tell Us Why
By Elisabeta Tudor
The “fashion month,” as we industry professionals call it, and its countless runway shows and...
By Elisabeta Tudor
The “fashion month,” as we industry professionals call it, and its countless runway shows and presentations of all kinds – from menswear, to Resort, and Haute Couture – is almost over for this season, and yet, we journalists are far from seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. In fact, our...
The “fashion month,” as we industry professionals call it, and its countless runway shows and presentations of all kinds – from menswear, to Resort, and Haute Couture – is almost over for this season, and yet, we journalists are far from seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. In fact, our reviews and trend reports are still causing much ink to flow. All the more reason to see how our...
Paris Day Six: Celine’s 70s Fascination
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this June edition of Paris Men’s Fashion Week. A posse of cloned ephebic, yet fiercely romantic, boys strolled with bangs, sunglasses, and fists deeply inserted in their pockets. Celine Spring/Summer 2020...
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this June edition of Paris Men’s Fashion Week. A posse of cloned ephebic, yet fiercely romantic, boys strolled with bangs, sunglasses, and fists deeply inserted in their pockets. Celine Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Paris. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.Two different worlds with the same...
Paris Day Five: Decoding the New Men’s Wardrobe
By Gianluca Cantaro
The disassembling and reassembling technique became the trademark of Chitose Abe at Sacai. This...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The disassembling and reassembling technique became the trademark of Chitose Abe at Sacai. This season, she explored a new path of this execution leaving back the colorful patchworks of motifs to go monochrome, without losing an inch of her style. She opened with an unexpected girly dress in...
The disassembling and reassembling technique became the trademark of Chitose Abe at Sacai. This season, she explored a new path of this execution leaving back the colorful patchworks of motifs to go monochrome, without losing an inch of her style. She opened with an unexpected girly dress in black and white made from a men’s tuxedo shirt on a black long skirt with a stitched bow tie hung around...
Paris Menswear: The Highlights
By Elisabeta Tudor
The Spring/Summer 2020 season is almost over. There is only one more day of runway shows left in...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The Spring/Summer 2020 season is almost over. There is only one more day of runway shows left in Paris and we can already predict what you will be wearing next summer. And yet, one wonders if these trends will still matter to their targeted audience and customers. In our ultra-connected and...
The Spring/Summer 2020 season is almost over. There is only one more day of runway shows left in Paris and we can already predict what you will be wearing next summer. And yet, one wonders if these trends will still matter to their targeted audience and customers. In our ultra-connected and digitalized world, where information and visual inspiration flow 24 hours a day, the very concept of...
Paris Day Four: The Pink Desert of Dior Homme
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the season of nature, gardens, flowers, sustainability messages, and disconnecting from...
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the season of nature, gardens, flowers, sustainability messages, and disconnecting from devices to enjoy real life, Dior Homme, designed by English artistic director Kim Jones, created a shaded pink desert world built in a huge tent near the Institut du Monde Arabe to present the collection...
In the season of nature, gardens, flowers, sustainability messages, and disconnecting from devices to enjoy real life, Dior Homme, designed by English artistic director Kim Jones, created a shaded pink desert world built in a huge tent near the Institut du Monde Arabe to present the collection conceived in collaboration with American artist Daniel Arsham. Along with the work of Japanese artist...
Paris Day Three: Gardening at Louis Vuitton and Then Meeting at Vetements
By Gianluca Cantaro
The third collection of Virgil Abloh at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear was a walk in the...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The third collection of Virgil Abloh at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear was a walk in the routine stroll of the Place Dauphine, near the Pont Neuf and a few steps away from the Louis Vuitton headquarters. The square is a beautiful example of a quiet Parisian neighborhood and it was completely...
The third collection of Virgil Abloh at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear was a walk in the routine stroll of the Place Dauphine, near the Pont Neuf and a few steps away from the Louis Vuitton headquarters. The square is a beautiful example of a quiet Parisian neighborhood and it was completely closed for the show. The everyday life mood was a replica of the Parisian original with the same...
Accessories Highlights: And the Winners (So Far) Are…
By Elisabeta Tudor
While fashion week is first and foremost about clothes, we can't help but notice that designers...
By Elisabeta Tudor
While fashion week is first and foremost about clothes, we can't help but notice that designers are focusing more and more on creating fresh, eye-catching, sometimes quirky – and always Instagrammable – jewelry, hats, bags, and leather goods for men and women. Here are our favorite pieces from...
While fashion week is first and foremost about clothes, we can't help but notice that designers are focusing more and more on creating fresh, eye-catching, sometimes quirky – and always Instagrammable – jewelry, hats, bags, and leather goods for men and women. Here are our favorite pieces from Paris’ Spring/Summer 2020 menswear season so far. LOUIS VUITTON'S UPGRADED MONOGRAM BAGSLouis Vuitton...
Paris Day Two: The Flowers of Virgil Abloh
By Gianluca Cantaro
Off-White opened the second day of Paris Fashion Week with a controversial show. The subject of...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Off-White opened the second day of Paris Fashion Week with a controversial show. The subject of the debate wasn’t the clothes but the end of the presentation. Rewind. The set was a huge stage mounted inside the Carreau du Temple made of plywood: people were sitting all around a big flower bed...
Off-White opened the second day of Paris Fashion Week with a controversial show. The subject of the debate wasn’t the clothes but the end of the presentation. Rewind. The set was a huge stage mounted inside the Carreau du Temple made of plywood: people were sitting all around a big flower bed with musk and white carnations. It began and, without any shiver, ended: utilitarian urban sportswear,...
Howdy Partner! Why Fashion is so Obsessed with Cowboys
By Elisabeta Tudor
Today, we see a blast of obsession and fascination over cowboys in pop culture. What's with all...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Today, we see a blast of obsession and fascination over cowboys in pop culture. What's with all these yee-haw fantasies, you ask? Phipps Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Paris. Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION.A strong icon of American West culture, the cowboy trend goes back...
Today, we see a blast of obsession and fascination over cowboys in pop culture. What's with all these yee-haw fantasies, you ask? Phipps Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Paris. Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION.A strong icon of American West culture, the cowboy trend goes back more than two centuries and symbolizes the rural, ranching lifestyle, alongside a good dose of...
Paris Day One: Gangs of Paris
By Gianluca Cantaro
The fashion week kicked off with a dense and intense calendar. Different points of view ushered...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
The fashion week kicked off with a dense and intense calendar. Different points of view ushered the audience forward into an intriguing journey of the new men’s aesthetics and visions, or backwards through the various boring proposals we have seen and bought for several seasons. What makes this...
The fashion week kicked off with a dense and intense calendar. Different points of view ushered the audience forward into an intriguing journey of the new men’s aesthetics and visions, or backwards through the various boring proposals we have seen and bought for several seasons. What makes this alternation illogical is an off-key feeling that makes these voices play more tone-deaf than...