The haute couture week that just ended in Paris took place amidst the riots caused by police killing an Arab youth. In such a setting, showing ultra-expensive clothes to a bunch of ultra-rich women who descend on Paris twice a year for the haute couture week to throw money around felt a bit like the last ancien regime masked ball before the guillotines are rolled out. Only Celine displayed some sensitivity towards Paris, its people, and its own staff and canceled its show. For the rest, evidently, the show must go on.

Yuima Nakazato Launches Face to Face

Shortly after covid began making waves throughout the world and subsequently the fashion system, many have talked about what the impact means for business and called into question the existing fashion model and its place in modern society. One of the most visible effects was this summer’s Paris fashion week, as in lieu of cancelling…