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How to spend a weekend in Paris by Olivier Rousteing

The French fashion designer and creative director of Balmain in 2011 contributes to the Financial Times on his favourite spots of Paris for a very Balmain weekend.

Financial Times on Lucas Ossendrijver, Lanvin’s menswear maestro

Financial Times on Lucas Ossendrijver, Lanvin’s menswear maestro

“During his 12-year tenure at Lanvin, designer Lucas Ossendrijver has become the master of seductive hybrid design” writes FT’s Stuart Husband on the designer’s secret of never-ending success.

In the feature Ossendrijver speaks of his task -“I’ve always thought my role as a designer is not about decoration, it’s simply to design- and the inevitable seduction of the fashion crowd with his “remarkable tenure at Lanvin”.

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Up close and personal with Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier

“Bottega Veneta’s creative director Tomas Maier has found the sweet spot between credible fashion and casual, wearable clothes – tripling revenue to make it Kering’s second largest luxury brand, after Gucci” reports Financial Times’ Charlie Porter.  Read more