Haute Couture in Paris / week at the top, H & M makes its first parade

Officially closed the fashion week in Milan with a day dedicated to young talents “Nude”, selected by the Chamber of Fashion, now the baton was passed to Paris, which officially opened today with a calendar of shows ending March 6.

fashion show H & M 2013

A fashion week in nine days that goes live today with a parade of Rochas, whose creative director is Italian Marco Zanini, and that of the British designer Gareth Pugh. Then follow all the experts will move to the Musee Rodin, where 21 is scheduled tonight at the first fashion show H & M, followed by a huge party.

2013 fashion week in Milan

A turning point, or a change of course depending on how you want to see, for the brand of fast fashion, which takes place outside calendar, but in a prestigious location, where in the past have marched companies such as Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. Tonight we will discover what are the plans of the Swedish brand.

Fashion week continues with Balenciaga, from November 2012 under the creative direction of Alexander Wang, then Carven, Balmain and Lanvin. Then, on March 1 will be the turn of Christian Dior, which occupies the day with names like Hussein Chalayan, Issey Miyake and Maison Martin Margiela. And then off again on March 2 with Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier, with Victor & Rolf and Comme Des Garconne. On March 3, will be the turn of Kenzo, National Costume, Celine, Chloe, Givenchy and John Galliano. Then, the next day, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli, Yves Saint Laurent and Emanuel Ungaro, with the first collection designed by Fausto Puglisi (closely followed by the international press in Milan, during the presentation of the collection that bears his name).

Haute Couture in Paris - week at the top H & M makes its first parade

Carry on March 5 with Chanel, Valentino, Alexander McQueen and Hermes. On the same day Pringle of Scotland presents at Les Salons France Amerigues the project ‘Princess Grace: more than an image’, organized in collaboration with the Central Saint Martins School in London and the Nouveau Musee National de Monaco. The project, supported by the Princess Caroline of Monaco, who will attend the event, has as its subject the archive of twin set worn by Princess Grace of Monaco. There will also be an actress Tilda Swinton, muse of the brand. The fashion week ended March 6 with Louis Vuitton, Moncler Gamme Rouge, Miu Miu, Elie Saab and Vionnet, from November 2012 passed completely into the hands of young Kazakh Gaukhar Ashkenazi.

Among the events, will open March 1 in the neighborhood of St. Germain des Pres, the first concept store Karl Lagerfeld, a brand that since 2006 is part of the British investment fund Apax Partners. The creative direction is always led by Karl Lagerfeld, which will launch during the opening of a new line of watches.