By invitation only

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Awarded British fashion critic, curator, professor at Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins, and ex-fashion editor and director at influential publications like Blitz, The Evening Standard, Elle, The Times and Harpers & Queen, Iain R. Webb has covered hundreds of fashion shows worldwide throughout his longtime career. read more

This is Alber Elbaz’s manifesto

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Aiming to cast a light on the personal universe of Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz, Lanvin’s Creative Director for the last 14 years, the forthcoming exhibition at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris will document the design and fitting process, the emotion during the preparations of the shows and the beauty of creation, in a truly personal way. read more

YSL gets more exclusive than couture

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It was back in 2002 when the French house ceased the craft but now two new ateliers are about to pursue its artisanal collections. “While the brand has been producing handmade special orders as part of its ready-to-wear line since Hedi Slimane took over the creative lead in 2012, it said it would now cater to both women and men via the “Atelier Flou” for dressmaking and “Atelier Tailleur” for tailoring, proposing both day and evening options” reports WWD. read more