Christian Dior’s couture collection was unveiled on Monday, which may not seem like big news for the wider industry. But in a world where Maria Grazia Chiuri’s slogans, accessories, logo ribbon slingbacks, tulle skirts and female-driven re-imagining of the house have proved hugely influential, it was.
You’ve probably already heard that Hedi Slimane is back at the helm of one of the big league fashion labels with news that he’s going to replace Phoebe Philo at Céline from next month.
The first impulse on viewing the DSquared show on Sunday may have been to yell “yee-haw”, but the obvious Western references weren’t the be all and end all of the label’s new full co-ed collection.
When it came to Prada, it was almost a case of what’s old was new at the label’s AW18 menswear show on Sunday. And it may have been mainly about menswear, but there was plenty of womenswear on show to give those of us who find menswear hard to get excited about something to look…