Paris Fashion Week showcasing 107 houses over 9 days
Paris is the center of the global luxury industry this week with Tuesday marking the first major day of ready-to-wear shows. Powerhouses Saint Laurent and Dior are among some 107 brands showcasing spring-summer 2023 collections at Paris Fashion Week. Guests including Natalie Portman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rosamund Pike and Emma Raducanu looked curiously at a decaying palace recreated inside an annex of the Tuileries Gardens.news.yahoo.com
Biden discusses gun violence and police funding in State of the Union address
In his State of the Union address, President Biden spoke about the need to support police departments as well as hold them accountable. "The answer is to fund the police with the resources and training they need to protect our communities," he said. Mr. Biden also called on Congress to increase gun regulations. Watch that portion of his remarks here.news.yahoo.com
Hybrid Paris Fashion Week, both physical and digital, begins
PARIS – Christian Dior on Tuesday was the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. The show headlined the first day of a hybrid-style Paris Fashion Week. Guests were unusually relaxed, with some fashion editors commenting that it was because they had not just flown in, exhausted, from a week of covering Milan. Paris, like Milan, is trying to kick off an unusual fashion season for spring-summer 2021. MARINE SERREFrench wunderkind Marine Serre found new fame last season for a series of masked looks in her Paris ready-to-wear show in February that were branded prophetic.
Dior unveils 2021 Cruise in Lecce, Italy's Baroque capital
Models wear creations during the unveiling of the Dior 2021 cruise collection in Lecce, southern Italy, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. It is a decision we took in a very difficult moment, Dior CEO Pietro Beccari said in a phone interview. Chiuri chose Lecce in a nostalgia bid, having spent many summers in the Salento region where her father was born. Besides the cruise show, Dior this month opened a five-story flagship store in Paris, launched a collaboration with Nike and its digital show for menswear. We are a fashion brand, and I think this injection of novelties keeps the interest of many of our clients.