Emmanuel Macron fêted fashion creativity with a gilded dinner inside the Élysée Palace on Monday night, praising the imaginative foreign elements in the industry, but picking out Jean-Paul Gaultier for special praise.
No city stages fashion presentations as succinctly as Milan, all the way through the past week, which ended with the city closing its doors dramatically on Sunday after the first deaths from the coronavirus in Italy.
Ahead of the launch of Delpozo’s new collaboration with Anthropologie, its creative director Lutz Huelle charts the brand’s uncertain future, the progress of his eponymous brand and the evolution of fashion weeks.
The luxury group has narrowed down close to 1,700 applicants from around the world to 20 semi-finalists. Eight will be selected for the final at the end of February, when they will compete for a prize of 300,000 euros.