Category: Fashion

Balenciaga breaks fashion taboos in Paris on way to bigger picture

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

Saint Laurent’s Dreams of the Orient: ‘When you know a culture, you can’t make mistakes’

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