The view from the front row: a history of the fashion show – photo essay | Fashion

Most fashion shows last less than 10 minutes, but have the power to transport an audience to another world. There’s an intensity to a great show, a distillation of a designer’s extraordinary vision. Once upon a time, though, things were… Read More

Lagerfeld still top of his game with blooming 2018 Chanel collection | Fashion

Flowers were ever-present at summer 2018 Paris show, where designer revealed a new look Karl Lagerfeld, seen with his godson Hudson Kroenig, paired traditional Chanel style with flower-inspired evening wear at Paris fashion week. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images In… Read More

Ralph & Russo unveils a fairytale for Paris fashion week | Fashion

London fashion house is the sole heir to a grand British couture tradition A model presents a creation for Ralph & Russo’s 2018 spring/summer collection. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images The aesthetic of Ralph & Russo, the only extant British haute… Read More

Vetements raises the heartbeat at Paris fashion week | Fashion

An aggressive synth soundtrack accompanied scowling models in world’s oldest antiques market This was a show designed to raise the heart rate, and not just with the music, as models pelted down the catwalk in clusters Photograph: Rex Features Imagine… Read More

“Dressing in haste”: Galliano delivers his first menswear collection for Margiela | Fashion

Designer’s bright and optimistic vision dominates the Paris show Models on the Maison Margiela mensear catwalk in Paris. Photograph: Swan Gallet/WWD/Rex/Shutterstock John Galliano’s first menswear collection for Maison Margiela opened with a red and black double-breasted overcoat worn with black,… Read More

Kim Jones’s last Louis Vuitton show ends in super-charged bang | Fashion

Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell flank streetwear champ at Paris fashion week Naomi Campbell (left), Kim Jones (middle) and Kate Moss (right) were in good spirits for Louis Vuitton artistic director’s final show. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA Kim Jones shock… Read More

Off-White keeps it business casual at Paris fashion week | Fashion

While men’s fashion was rocked by a big-name departure at Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh stayed cool A model wears an Off-White oversized puffer jacket. Photograph: Swan Gallet/WWD/Rex/Shutterstock The autumn menswear shows in Paris began this week with shock and hype:… Read More