Elisabeta Tudor

Boutiques, art spaces and now the Yves Saint Laurent museum have expanded the appeal of Marrakesh; here’s what to look for in the historic city’s style revival

From Karl Lagerfeld’s elegant tweed numbers to the embellishments of John Galliano’s glamorous Maison Margiela creations, Paris haute couture fashion week marked another high note in this season’s calendar

Chinese designer Sean Suen and Japan’s Junya Watanabe urban everyday looks contrasted with the party-hard bling offerings from Rei Kawakubo as major houses roll out their kitsch vs normcore, ’50s vs ’80s menswear collections


Singer’s third collection for Fenty x Puma dresses the teenage rebel, with urban looks in bright colours, oversized hooded jackets and letterman sweaters

Eight up and coming Hong Kong designers stage catwalk shows and showroom event in French capital with help of charitable Fashion Farm Foundation

Bags repurposed as headgear were just one of the eccentric features of British designer’s show for French fashion house; Dries Van Noten goes back to the past in a celebration of womanhood

The new Saint Laurent look is feminine, but more bold and self-assured - and its creative director isn’t afraid to veer towards bad taste or challenge gender norms

Maison Margiela deconstructed garments into their essentials, Elie Saab showed a fascination with the 1960s, Dior went mystical, Schiaparelli explored traditional hanfu, Chanel focused on futuristic flappers and Armani Privé basked in orange

Chinese designer had no truck with season’s trend for more casual, practical haute couture, showing a richly crafted collection made for excess and unlikely to be seen on many red carpets

Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia couldn’t resist a statement as Donald Trump is sworn in as US president and others such as Lanvin, Lemaire, Kenzo and Junya Watanabe reflected on the rat race and environmental issues

The world’s most famous high-fashion label joins forces with the New York streetwear skater label in a collaboration that set both the Paris catwalks and social media alight

Even in Paris, even with couture, many designers were breaking the barriers separating low and high fashion, adding a certain, dare we say, street cred to their collections

The secret is to make affordable fashion, says the young French designer, whose feminine, playfully deconstructed signature style has caught the eye of  Chinese customers.


Luxury brand has opened an exhibition space, La Galerie, near its Paris bespoke workshops, with opening exhibition highlighting the Vuitton house and its custom pieces.

The latest runway shows in Paris proved that there is far more to expect from the upcoming spring-summer 2016 season than semi-formal dress codes. In fact, menswear turned its gaze to East Asia - with a stopover in Seattle - before stepping into a time machine and propelling us back to the night fever of the 1970s.

Designers ditched their recent focus on functionality for something less formal and practical, and so much more fun, for the spring-summer 2015 Paris Menswear shows.