In this edition, Jessica Michault tells us about the big fashion news to come out of the French fashion Capital and talks about the final presentation of clothing designed by Alexander McQueen who committed suicide last month. We finish with a French woman who is making lacemaker for designers since 1947.
Fashion designers find themselves increasingly having to integrate the economic crisis into their world. No more extravagance: it's back to the essentials. But the question remains: how should couture houses react to the economic crisis? Should they be simple and discreet - or stay as outlandish as ever?
Prêt-à-porter: next winter's ready to wear
After New York, London and Milan comes the "grand finale" in Paris with the unveiling of Dior's latest looks. John Galliano named his collection "the seduction of the libertine", the perfect mix of sophistication and relaxation.
In today’s culture show – Eve Jackson is talking 'cast-off chic' and 'second hand luxury' with Anne Valérie Hash. For her spring-summer Haute Couture show, the French designer asked famous figures to give her a piece of their clothing - A sailor's sweater that once belonged to Jean Paul Gaultier was transformed into a jumpsuit and Alber Elbaz's pajama top mutated into a silk tuxedo.
In this edition: Jessica Michault tells us about the menswear trends for next winter and what haute couture has to offer. She also talks about the meeting between the French Minister of Industry Christian Estrosi and Anna Wintour for the future of French fashion. Plus, the latest comic book of Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mezieres.