Paris Fashion Week Cancels Men’s and Couture Shows For the Summer

Due to ongoing Covid-19 concerns.A scene from the Jean-Paul Gaultier haute couture show in January 2020.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesThe Covid-19-induced fashion event cancellations are starting to rack up in earnest: The Met Gala, CFDA Awards and a host of conferences have all been postponed or moved to digital-only formats where possible. Now, Paris Men’s Fashion […]

According to the Street Style Crowd at Couture, Leopard Is Back, Baby!

Zebra stripes are so 2019.On the street at Couture Week Spring 2020.Photos: ImaxtreeMove over, zebra stripes. According to the street style crowd in Paris for Spring 2020 Couture Week, leopard is back as fashion’s favorite animal print. From a leopard puffer to a spotted suit, show-goers scattered the Parisian streets in the classic print. We even noticed […]

Jean-Paul Gaultier Presents His Last Couture Show in Paris for Spring 2020

Though he promised “a new concept” to come, Gaultier took his final Haute Couture bow on Wednesday.Photo: ImaxtreeJean-Paul Gaultier promised his final Haute Couture show would be a celebration. And he stayed true to his word, hosting a festive Spring 2020 presentation at the Théatre du Châtelet in Paris on Wednesday. The week before the show, the […]

At Valentino Haute Couture, Big Shapes Meet Big Bows for Spring 2020

Pierpaolo Piccioli proves, yet again, he knows how to design a good gown.Photo: Getty ImagesThe Spring 2020 Haute Couture shows continue in Paris, where Pierpaolo Piccioli presented his latest collection for the Italian fashion brand on Wednesday. Yesterday’s Givenchy show had plenty of awards-show-ready looks, but Piccioli’s Valentino Couture — already a celebrity favorite — gave it a run for […]

Expect to See These Givenchy Haute Couture Spring 2020 Gowns on the Red Carpet Very Soon

Which look will Meghan Markle — formerly HRH — wear first?Photo: Getty Images/Pascal Le SegretainAt Tuesday’s Givenchy Haute Couture Spring 2020 show in Paris, Clare Waight Keller presented a collection titled “Une Lettre d’Amour” (a love letter, in English) that featured plenty of gowns, beautiful gowns that feel very timely, in the midst of awards season. With a few […]

Must Read: Balenciaga to Reintroduce Haute Couture, Ashley Graham Gives Birth to First Child

Plus, J.Lo’s first Coach ads are here.Maison Balenciaga Photo: Thomas KublinThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Balenciaga to reintroduce haute couture collectionsAfter a 52-year hiatus, Balenciaga is bringing back its haute couture business. Debuting in July during the Fall 2020 season, the brand’s CEO Cedric Charbit revealed that the project is “possible due to the […]

Chanel’s Haute Couture Spring 2020 Collection Draws Inspiration From the French Countryside

Virginie Viard made plenty of references to Coco Chanel’s childhood in Aubazine.Kaia Gerber on the runway at Chanel’s Haute Couture Spring 2020 fashion show in Paris.ImaxtreeOn Tuesday, Virginie Viard presented her second haute couture collection for Chanel — this time, for Spring 2020 — at the Grand Palais in Paris. The house-favorite venue was fashioned into a garden […]

Feminism and Greek Mythology Collide at Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring 2020

Maria Grazia Chiuri presented her vision of golden goddesses on the runway.The finale at Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring 2020.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesOn Monday, Maria Grazia Chiuri presented her latest vision for Dior, returning to one of her favorite themes — feminism — while also tapping into Greek mythology for the Spring 2020 haute […]

Valentino’s ‘Daydream’ Couture Collection Turns Fantasy Into Reality

Pierpaolo Piccioli debuted the magical range in Beijing.Looks from the Valentino Beijing couture collection. Photo: Courtesy of Valentino Pierpaolo Piccioli is one of fashion’s best dreamers, especially when it comes to couture. His couture collections for Valentino are always infused with a sculptural purity and an unparalleled color sensibility; but more than that, they do what the 99.9% of us who […]

See Every Look From the Givenchy Couture Fall 2019 Collection

Clare Waight Keller continues to put cool elegance at the top of her agenda.A look from the Givenchy Fall 2019 couture collection. Photo: ImaxtreeClare Waight Keller, artistic director of Givenchy, could simply retire and spend the rest of her life riding the post-Meghan Markle royal wedding wave of acclaim. Instead, she’s busy flexing her sartorial […]