Gucci, Saint Laurent, and the Other Half of Vetements Opens Up
The lesser Gvasalia, Gucci, and still more Saint Laurent head the charge in all the fashion and culture news you need to start your day.
The latest player to shake up the conventions of couture: Parent brand Kering’s chief executive has announced that men and women will share the runway at the label’s biannual shows. (Peers like Vetements, Burberry, and Tom Ford have all made similar announcements since the Fall 2016 season wrapped.)
The other half of fashion’s favorite young powerhouse talks Vetements by the numbers.
The Renzo Piano-designed, Paris-based contemporary art museum goes on the move, with “Pop-Up Pompidous” (Pompidoux?) — now simply named Pompidou, [insert city here] — planned for Singapore, Japan, and Seoul. The Pompidou’s Málaga, Spain outpost brought in 200,000 visitors its first year — not bad for a city of 600,000.
’90s stylist of cult-classic films like The Doom Generation (and close friend of the era’s cult monarch Parker Posey), now posting his old Polaroids to Instagram. Which is funny because, you know, Instagram is already technology’s answer to the Polaroid.
Not just the member of Destiny’s Child who isn’t Beyoncé. The multihyphenate actress, singer, and front-row personality looks to groom the next, well, Destiny’s Child in her new series Chasing Destiny.
Hedi Slimane’s (long-anticipated) successor at Saint Laurent. Here’s why the appointment makes perfect sense for the former Versus Versace designer and Donatella Versace protégé.