Save for a few outliers, simplicity reigned at Paris Fashion Week, writes Angelo Flaccavento.
‘I like the idea of a house linked to a form of utopia, of a shared project,’ said the designer, who will mark three years leading the space-age brand at his Paris Fashion Week show Wednesday.
This week, Martin Brok succeeded Chris de Lapuente as president and chief executive of LVMH-owned Sephora, while Nicolas Di Felice joined Courrèges as artistic director.
This week, Kylie Jenner’s namesake cosmetics line names its CEO, while Lululemon taps a former Nike executive for chief brand officer.
After a few years of overt decoration, sculpted, monochromatic lines look utterly fresh again. Lemaire, Rochas and Courrèges each proved the point in their own way.