Met Gala: Bye-bye austerity, hello excess

The Met Gala was the biggest news in fashion on Monday evening and it seems that as each year goes by, the red carpet choices get ever more OTT. This year’s exhibition theme (Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination) certainly lent itself to excess with a wild mix of angels, bishops, noviciates, a few…

Louis Vuitton SS18

SS18 Louis Vuitton: Saving the best for last

Who says Nicolas Ghesquière isn’t up to the job of creation control as LVMH’s biggest moneyspinner? As a not-always-brilliant Fashion Month ended on Tuesday, he turned out to be spot on, silencing the whispers about his future at the brand, for now at least.

Dior couture: Can Maria Grazia Chiuri really cut it?

Before I start, just to let you know that my answer to the question in the headline is yes, she can cut it. But that doesn’t mean everyone will agree and opinion does still seem to be divided on Maria Grazia Chiuri’s tenure at Dior. I still can’t quite make my mind up about her…