Demna Gvasalia show offers hovering cocktail dresses, square shoulders and comfort Balenciaga stands for the weirdly elegant and the beautifully odd. Its founder, Cristóbal, gave fashion the puffball skirt and the sack-back coat. On Sunday morning at Paris fashion week its current designer, Demna Gvasalia, offered cocktail dresses suspended on
Man Ray collaboration inspires couture label’s leap to off-the-peg collection Can you make surrealism real? That is the question for the house of Schiaparelli. The Paris couture house founded by Elsa Schiaparelli almost a century ago has launched its first collection of ready-to-wear clothes and handbags. For a label that
Sarah Burton mixes strength and fragility to create a picture of female power that feels part of the cultural conversation Women as warriors taking on the world has been at the heart of the Alexander McQueen brand since it was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. At the moment,
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As a new exhibition charting Yves Saint Laurent’s fascination with the far east opens in Paris, Susie Lau tackles the line it treads between appreciation and appropriation In the autumn of 1977, off the back of a succession of lavish collections inspired by the Ballets Russes and Spanish matadors, Yves
Donatella Versace expected to confirm deal with handbag and clothing brand on Tuesday Versace, the Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace 40 years ago, is expected to be sold to the US handbag and clothing brand Michael Kors for $2bn (£1.5bn). The sale of the Milan-based brand would turn
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The British designer’s latest muse is Annemarie Schwarzenbach – who was a ‘spectacular looking woman’ The British designer Clare Waight Keller scored the biggest fashion triumph of 2018 five months ago when the Duchess of Sussex walked down the aisle of St George’s Chapel in a boat-necked Givenchy wedding dress.
Donatella Versace to stay on at Italian label and US fashion group to rebrand as Capri Versace has been sold to the US clothing and handbags group Michael Kors for $2.1bn (£1.64bn) in the latest example of a family-owned European brand taken under the control of a global fashion conglomerate.
Whether it’s tied or wrapped, has a knot at the front or a side slit, what you’re after this season is a draped skirt. Pair with knitwear and a blazer for daytime, or a relaxed blouse for the evening Continue reading…