Saint Laurent kicks off Paris fashion week
01 March 2017 | 4:05 pm
Saint Laurent's bold new creative designer, Anthony Vaccarello, dazzled the crowds of stars and fashionistas that flocked to the iconic French label's show on the opening day of Paris Fashion Week.
28 Feb 2018
#MeToo movement gets its moment at Paris Fashion Week!
3 Mar 2018
From 1968 to 2018, this year marks five decades since the May 1968 protests which would revolutionise French society. An inspirational anniversary for designers at Paris Fashion Week, who've channelled that energy into next winter’s ready-to-wear collections.
10 Mar 2018
From environmental awareness to social activism, the Paris 2018 winter ready-to-wear collections are changing the world! Chanel opts for a distinctly autumnal backdrop while vowing to plant 100 trees for each one it cut down.
1 Feb 2019
A beaded dress worn by Catherine Deneuve when she first met Alfred Hitchcock in 1969 was among dozens of her glamorous gowns sold at an auction in Paris on Thursday (January 24).
10 Mar 2019
Paris Fashion Week: End of an era for Chanel; the show must go on for other labels.
13 Mar 2019
Karl Lagerfeld's last collection for Chanel opened with a minute's silence for the late designer on Tuesday, as friends, collaborators and fans turned out in Paris to remember his 35 years as the creative force behind the French couture house.
25 Jun 2019
Italian fashion house Valentino offered a travelling experience, an "exotic utopia" in its ready-to-wear 2020 men's collection presented in Paris.
25 Sep 2019
With a lush green backdrop, Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana took fashionistas on a jungle trek at its catwalk show on Sunday (September 22), presenting a spring wardrobe inspired by colourful tropical fauna and flora.
26 Sep 2019
Kylie Jenner is unable to fly to Paris Fashion Week to watch the launch of her with Balmain's Olivier Rousteing on Friday (27.09.19) because she is "really sick", which has left her "heart-broken".
5 Oct 2019
The streets of Paris have transformed into a showcase of astounding style ranging from the elegant to the edgy for Fashion Week. Here's a glance at outstanding ensembles that attendees have taken to the Spring 2020 shows by Christian Dior, Maison Margiela, and other brands.
2 Oct 2019
Nine-year-old Daisy-May Demetre, whose legs were amputated due to a birth defect, became the first double amputee child to walk the runway in Paris Fashion Week on Friday.
5 Oct 2019
From scintillating sophistication at Saint Laurent to Virginie Viard's approachable take on classic Chanel tweeds, here's a glance over the season-defining Spring 2020 shows presented during Paris Fashion Week.
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Military analysts weigh in on the major takeaways from Russia's now three-month-old war in Ukraine. We also discuss the results of a major probe on sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Church across the United States. Finally, what does democracy look like among crows? French paper Le Parisien gives us an idea.
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