Punk attitude rules – Gvasalia’s ‘no show’

PARIS, June 21, (AFP): Paris men’s fashion week kicks off Wednesday with its reigning enfant terrible Demna Gvasalia again cocking a snook at convention by staging a “no show”. The brains behind the ultra hip Vetements label — whose voluminous hoodies and re-cut Levi jeans sell almost as fast as …

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Royalty zeitgeist – Plein hat trick

MILAN, June 20, (AP): Millennials were the real headliners in the week of previews for spring/summer 2018 menswear in Milan, as brands seek to connect with the next generation consumer. By 2025, these influencers so well-versed in social media and with a fashion sense all their own will control 45 …

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Fashion: Prada’s reality – Textures at Ferragamo

MILAN, June 19, (AP): A fresh breeze buffeted Italy’s fashion capital during the second day of Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, both literally, bringing relief from the June heat, and figuratively, as young designers took the spotlight. They brought with them fresh silhouettes with new proportions and reinterpretations of old …

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Millennials rule – Creative transition

MILAN, June 18, (AP): Designers are resizing Milan Fashion Week for menswear, condensing previews for next spring and summer into just over three days. While New York and London’s commitment to menswear has waned, Milan remains true to the segment that fuels Italian exports. Of the 9 billion euros ($10 …

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