On the same day as one malcontent was slapping Emmanuel Macron in rural France, the president’s start-up nation was showing another face – La Caserne, a dynamic new fashion incubator inside Paris' largest fire station.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization that controls the calendar of Paris runway seasons has unveiled two new digital devices allowing fashion houses to measure their ecological impact.
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.
As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
The next men's fashion season has been confirmed. The London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks will take place from 12 to 27 June, while Pitti Uomo will return with a physical event scheduled to run 30 June to 2 July.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has released estimates revealing that collectively all its catwalk seasons in Paris so far in 2021 scored a Media Impact Value of nearly a quarter of a billion euros.
On May 20, the Colombian designer and the Catalan label will launch a capsule collection inspired by summer, Miami and the '90s. Cortázar talked to FashionNetwork.com about his own and his eponymous label’s projects.