The trainers that Karl Lagerfeld sent out with every look of this week’s Chanel couture show are only available as part of each couture look, meaning the pricetag is likely to be pretty eye-watering. “However, we always have similar versions in our commercial and ready-to-wear collections,” a spokesperson for Chanel assured everybody.
This Dutch duo’s presentations are typically high on concept, showmanship, and wit. The Dutch National Ballet dancers model Viktor & Rolf‘s latest couture collection.
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez represent “the next generation of American talent,” according to The New York Times. The duo met while studying at Parsons School of Design, collaborating on their senior thesis, which would become their first collection as Proenza Schouler (Proenza Schouler is named after the two designers’ mothers’ maiden names).
(Proenza Schouler, SS 2014 ready-to-wear)
Awarded with the inaugural CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund award in 2004, three years later the brand was honoured with the 2007 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year, and in 2011 they were awarded their second CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year.