Karl Lagerfeld’s name may be synonymous with his long and illustrious career at Chanel and Fendi but in Paris today it was his time at the helm of Chloé that was honoured. At the French fashion house’s latest showcase, the legacy of the late, great Lagerfeld - who’s career spanned not one but two stints at the brand, the first between 1963 an 1983, and again for five years from 1992 before handing the reigns to Stella McCartney - was remembered through tributes placed on every seat. “Chloé pays deepest respect and gratitude to Karl Lagerfeld for the incredible genius he brought to us over his 25 years with the house,” it read.
When the night owls of the fashion world who live to see and be seen really want to get noticed, they call on Saint Laurent. Certainly, there was nothing subtle about the eye-popping fluorescent-bright cocktail dresses which gave Saint Laurent’s blockbuster catwalk performance its spectacular finale.