Paris jeweler Fred welcomed back a key family member of its heritage on Wednesday, the dramatic brilliantly yellow Soleil d’Or diamond, whose 100-plus carats make it one of the rarest stones on the planet.
Ever since it opened during last month fashionistas, fans and tourists have chorused that the retrospective Thierry Mugler: Couturissime inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is essential viewing.
One must-see community in Paris Fashion Week is Sphere, a combination of showroom, presentation space and video display of vital young talents that present in the French Capital – especially this year.
Always admirable to see a great designer celebrate his muse, as Rick Owens did Thursday, opening his show with Michèle Lamy, Rick’s wife, aesthete and one of France’s greatest living contributions to avant-garde culture.
At the event’s inaugural conference, Pascal Morand, executive president of the French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation, presented a software to measure the event's impact, and the federation’s support of new labels.
Certain deep-pocketed brands can stage two shows for their collections. Few have ever pulled off what Louis Gabriel Nouchi managed on Thursday: stage two different brand collections by the same designer in one morning.
From 25 to 27 June, during Paris Fashion Week Men's, the Tranoï trade show will run at the Palais de Tokyo. The event will feature 22 brands presenting their latest menswear offerings and women's pre-collections.