DIFFERENT STROKES: At slightest one vital code is battling a waves of coed shows.
After switching to corner women’s and men’s displays following a attainment of Clare Waight Keller as artistic executive in 2017, Givenchy has motionless to switch behind to a men’s wear conform calendar for a tumble 2019 season, WWD has learned.
The French conform residence will theatre a display on Jan. 16 during Paris Men’s Fashion Week, before returning to a runway in June, it pronounced in a statement.
Waight Keller, whose coed open collection was desirous by a gender-fluid character of Swiss author Annemarie Schwarzenbach, will continue to uncover women and group side by side in her ready-to-wear and haute couture shows, a code said. Her campaigns for a residence have portrayed both genders in mirror-image pairs.
The pierce comes during a time when a flourishing series of brands are opting to benefaction women’s and men’s wear during a same time. Celine and Maison Margiela staged their initial coed shows this season, while brands including Stella McCartney, Balenciaga, Haider Ackermann and Sonia Rykiel featured models of both sexes on a catwalk.
French firm LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a owners of Givenchy, is creation a high-profile pull into a sepulchral men’s wear marketplace with a launch of a difficulty during Celine, as good as a appointment of new designers during a helm of Louis Vuitton, Dior and Berluti in a final year.