A divided Paris: on one side, the unrestrained luxury of Fashion Week's catwalks; on the other, violent clashes over the death of a young man at the hands of a police officer. It's not a dystopian novel, but reality. The city presents a serene façade of fashion, with trends of quiet luxury, new masculine forms, and eccentric couture. The industry, though connected to the surrounding reality, doesn't come to an abrupt halt. Yet, it's understandable that some raise an eyebrow at the narrative of luxury without awareness of the context, but Paris, amidst Fashion Week and protests: the ethically dramatic aftermath of "the show must go on"
Attended by global stars and fashion icons alike — from Monica Bellucci and Owen Wilson to Raf Simons and Pierpaolo Piccioli — the Belgian designer’s first runway show for the legendary Couture Maison confirmed the newly-appointed Creative Director as the worthy heir of Azzedine Alaïa