The Coming of Summer : What’s Haute Twist and Turns Spring/Summer 2015
Join Fashion One as we explore the twists and turns of the fashion world’s capitals and get the inside scoop on what not to miss for the Spring/Summer 2015 season, beginning in the Big Apple.
Italian-Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello, famed for his sensual designs, is bringing his skills to the Versace Versus line, making his highly anticipated debut collection for the label. Jason Wu, a designer beloved by celebrities and the fashion savvy around the world, has since taking over the reins of Hugo Boss womenswear, bought a new sense of relevance and excitement to the somewhat stagnant brand. His debut received critical acclaim leaving New York waiting with baited breath to see his new sleek creations for Spring Summer 2015.
English heritage brand Hunter, renowned for its classic boot, has launched a new line making its London Fashion Spring Summer 2015 debut - Hunter Original. Designed by Stella McCartney’s husband Alasdhair Willis, the highly anticipated collection has become one of the hottest tickets in town, with the label set to show new footwear, outerwear and knitwear, alongside the iconic original boot. One of the other tickets of the season is the debut of Thomas Tait. The young designer, the youngest graduate (24 years old) of Central Saint Martins MA course, won LVMH’s inaugural Young Fashion Designer Prize in may of 2014 receiving €300,000, with the fashion press now tipping him as one of the breakthrough young designers to watch.
French designer Christophe Lemaire is set to release his last collection for Hermès. After four years he is leaving the role to focus on his own label and despite the highly anticipated show yet to occur, Hermès has ended speculation by appointment Maison Martin Margiela and Celine veteran Nadège Vangee-Cybulski to succeed him. A fresh start too is occurring at Sonia Rykiel now headed by Julie De Libran, a designer once famously called by English newspaper The Telegraph “Louis Vuittons Secret Weapon’ set to release her debut collection for the brand in her new role as Artistic Director. Finally, the fashion world rapturously greeted the first Louis Vuitton collection by Nicolas Ghesquière, and now waits impatiently for the second instalment to be shown on the final day of Paris Fashion Week at the grand new Louis Vuitton Foundation building on the outskirts of Paris.