Paris Fashion Week has just ended. Our fashion critic Jessica Michault tells us all about the spring/summer 2013 collections on the catwalk, the celebrities in the front row, and the battle between the titans Dior and Saint Laurent.
Grab your glad rags and let us guide you to a front row seat for Paris Fashion Week! The latest Spring/Summer 2013 shows included a clash of the titans between Dior and Yves Saint Laurent, and a dose of humour from Karl Lagerfeld. Our fashion critic Jessica Michault runs us through the top looks. We’re also joined by designer Albert Kriemler from Swiss fashion house Akris, which is celebrating its 90th birthday this year.
After much hype and anticipation, Hedi Slimane's debut at Yves Saint Laurent, which featured a confusing amount of fringing, lace, tassels, feathers and sequins, was generally written off by critics as disappointing.
The trial of the Pope's butler begins in Rome amid "a cloak of secrecy". And in Japan, some youngsters are putting saline solution into their foreheads for that indispensable bagel-style forehead. Yuck and yikes. That's MediaWatch for this Friday, 28th September 2012.
Our fashion critic Jessica Michault tells us about the latest news in the world of fashion and luxury. This week, after New York, London and Milan, the fashion circus has come to Paris for the spring/summer 2013 collections. Two highly anticipated shows have already got the industry talking: those of Dior and Yves Saint Laurent, who both have new designers at the helm.
The launch of Paris Fashion Week saw the battle lines drawn between iconic houses Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior as the fashion world braced for the long-awaited collections of new creative directors Hedi Slimane and Raf Simons.