Designer Olivier Rousteing (centre) poses with models after Balmain’s ready-to-wear autumn/winter 2019-2020 collection. Photo: AP

Who do you think will take over Karl Lagerfeld's role as fashion king?

Karl Lagerfeld’s death leaves questions over where the industry is headed as most creative directors are middle-aged with only a handful younger than 40

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Designer Olivier Rousteing (centre) poses with models after Balmain’s ready-to-wear autumn/winter 2019-2020 collection. Photo: AP
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A model presents creations from French fashion designer Virginie Viard’s 2020 Chanel cruise collection, which featured a railway theme, such as the mechanism of station clocks popping up on dresses, at the Grand Palais in Paris, last Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chanel’s Virginie Viard, Karl Lagerfeld’s successor, harks back to the golden age of train travel at debut show

  • Actress Keira Knightley and singer Jay Chou in the front row as designer Virginie Viard ditches bling for classy, railway-themed debut for French label
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A model presents creations from French fashion designer Virginie Viard’s 2020 Chanel cruise collection, which featured a railway theme, such as the mechanism of station clocks popping up on dresses, at the Grand Palais in Paris, last Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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