Paris fashion week is the richest in terms of collections, events and buzz. The superb and eye-catching locations give a warm welcome to the fashion people and always give a sense of unique luxury. Christian Dior Couture Chiuri inspiration around Miss Dior, a woman with her own business in the ’50s who never married, the Magic … Leggi tutto

Hedi Slimane or J.W. Anderson? Who is closer to Karl Lagerfeld genius approach? Lagerfeld once said “What I do Coco would have hated. The label has an image and it’s up to me to update it. I do what she never did. I had to find my mark. I had to go from what Chanel was to … Leggi tutto

The first moment I saw Lady Gaga wearing the silver frock at the Grammys, I immediately thought: Saint Laurent by Slimane! Lady Gaga was impeccable. Her hair, make up, Tiffany diamonds, sooo Slimane. The memory went to the very iconic last show of Hedi, the FW 16/17. And then I read somewhere “Celine”. Ah yes. … Leggi tutto

In a season where Phoebe Philo fans felt neglected and abandoned because of the takeover of Céline by Hedi Slimane with its immutable style and gender-fluid looks still invade the catwalks, there are still brands focused on making women beautiful and happy. Valentino is one of those brands that, true to its own DNA but … Leggi tutto

Is it maybe because they do not believe the long-term investment is worth it? Do they really believe Celine under Slimane could double or triple the revenues? Or maybe they are willing to beat the Saint Laurent by Vaccarello with the real mastermind behind SLP success? In a world of fashion where “gender fluid” is … Leggi tutto

There is an interesting intersection of facts taking place between two giants of the industry: Burberry and LVMH Yesterday, Albert Frère holding GBL sold its entire stake of Burberry. Burberry stock dropped of around 7.8% at the London stock exchange. Quite a shock for the British brand focusing on the business and image revamp. Albert … Leggi tutto

It’s the year of “make it or break it” – Burberry: a very ambitious relaunch with a new CEO, an exiting designer-chairman, a new creative director still to be announced. A new appeal to be recreated. – Ralph Lauren, Tod’s, Ferragamo, Prada: very established brands navigating in perilous waters since too long. It’s not transition … Leggi tutto

It seems that Simon Porte Jacquemus is at the top of list of candidates to replace Phoebe Philo at Celine. The 27 year old French designer founded his eponymous brand six years ago and rapidly conquered the heart of fashion press and customers. His collections are clean and sharp, eccentric enough and very feminine at … Leggi tutto

If rumors are true, Burberry will soon tap Phoebe Philo as its creative director. We previously spoke about her joining Chanel. She could be the perfect fit there but even more at Burberry. Phoebe Philo is the coolest British designer who recently developed a unique style and a very strong link with contemporary women. Joining … Leggi tutto

Karl Lagerfeld is at the helm of the French legendary brand since 1983, he’s a legendary designer who left an indelible trademark in the fashion industry. He works for Chanel and Fendi as well as for his eponymous contemporary brand. There will come a time when changes will have to happen at Chanel as well … Leggi tutto