Céline appoints Hedi Slimane as its new creative director | Fashion

Slimane is one of the most iconoclastic and charismatic characters in modern fashion Hedi Slimane, who replaces outgoing designer Phoebe Philo, will present his first Céline catwalk show in September. Photograph: Matt Baron/BEI/BEI/Shutterstock/Rex Hedi Slimane, one of the most iconoclastic… 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

Clare Waight Keller’s first Givenchy show is sweetness and light | Fashion

Under previous designer Riccardo Tisci, rottweilers were a motif of the house of Givenchy. They snarled from T-shirts and sweatshirts worn by Rihanna and Justin Bieber. With his replacement by Clare Waight Keller, who presented her first collection on Sunday… Read More

Stella McCartney lays waste to disposable fashion in Paris | Fashion

“Glamour for its own sake is not something I have ever been particularly interested in,” Stella McCartney said backstage after her catwalk show. Which could sound like a facetious statement from a fashion designer who was, at that moment, standing… Read More