Dior Aw18: Protest, prettiness and power

Two of fashion’s biggest hitters showed in Paris on Tuesday – Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent (or Dior and Saint Laurent as we should call them, forenames are so passé). Their respective visions were about as different from each other as it’s possible to get.

Zara, Isabel Marant, Anthony Vaccarello, MSGM AW16

AW16 new-in comp shop: A mini (skirt) adventure

Since the 1960s, mini skirts have either been ‘in’ or ‘out’. Whether that meant Alaïa-style 80s bandage minis or 60s homage A-lines, there was a definite line drawn as to whether it was on-trend enough to deserve a place in your wardrobe. But 50-plus years after its invention, the mini is a classic, which means…

Fashion merry go round: Vaccarello leaves Versus for YSL

So it’s official, Anthony Vaccarello really will be taking over at Saint Laurent having left his role as creative head of Versace’s Versus line.Saint Laurent owner Kering confirmed his appointment this afternoon. “While I’m sad to see him leave the Versace family, I wish Anthony Vaccarello tremendous success with his next chapter,” Donatella Versace said.

Saint Laurent: Bye bye Hedi, hello Anthony?

Kering has confirmed that Hedi Slimane is leaving his role as creative head of Saint Laurent with Anthony Vaccarello seen as the most likely successor. It’s possibly not the best day to confirm that kind of news. Waking up on April 1 I’m always sceptical about anything I read due to the large number of…