All change at Kenzo. In the same week that the house announced the appointment of a new artistic director, it has named a new CEO, Sylvain Blanc, who joins the Paris fashion marque from underwear specialist Undiz.
African fashion is this month’s headline act, notably championed by Balenciaga and Virgil Abloh, with Friday’s Parisian show organised by Africa Fashion Up, and Afro Fashion Week scheduled in Milan on September 23-26.
Techno tribal-print mania at Cavalli, and all the better for it, in the debut menswear collection and video starring Mike Tyson for the house by designer Fausto Puglisi, unveiled Monday evening online.
Finally after 16 years closed; municipal headaches; massive rebuilding and Covid delays, France’s most storied department store La Samaritaine revealed itself on Monday, after an estimated €750m investment by owner LVMH.
With production company Division, FashionNetwork.com has analysed the way digital tech and the pandemic have forced labels to rethink how they express themselves, many using virtual catwalk shows as a novel tool.
The womenswear label founded in Marseille in 1985, is undertaking two actions – an administrative case in Europe and a lawsuit in France – against Charaf Tajer's label, which it accuses of trademark infringement.