The designer must strike a balance between staying faithful to Demeulemeester’s vision and moving things forward. Angelo Flaccavento gets a sneak peek at his latest collection.
The social-media savvy designer is leaving the ready-to-wear brand after a single season.
In an age of clickbait fashion, it was acts of reduction that, paradoxically, stood out most, reports Angelo Flaccavento.
Designers Harris Reed and Ludovic De Saint Sernin both bring next-generation, gender-fluid sensibilities to storied European houses. But the missions they face couldn’t be more different.
‘I do not like timeless,’ said the Belgian designer, whose freshly opened retrospective highlights a body of work that is both of its time and completely modern. What does that spell for her brand’s reboot under Claudio Antonioli?