"Considering the current situation and following the guidance of Chinese authorities, Chanel has decided to postpone its project of a replica of the Paris - 31 rue Cambon 2019/20 Métiers d'art collection in May in Beijing to a later and more appropriate moment,"the fashion house said in a statement.
He was a shining exception to a tough rule: the one that for some reason or another often stands in the path of a Made in Greece brand. The tireless, nonconformist and always creative Yiannis Tseklenis, the fabric and clothing designer who put Greece on the global fashion map in the 1960s and 70s, died in Athens on Wednesday, at the age of 82.
Pioneering Greek fashion designer Yannis Tseklenis died on Wednesday at the age of 82, the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, to which he donated his work, announced on Thursday. Tseklenis, who is credited with putting Greek fashion on the map in the 1970s with his bold prints and comfortable silhouettes, started out in the mid-1960s as a fabric designer.
Thirty-seven new and established Greek and international fashion designers presented new trends for the upcoming season during the 26th edition of Athens Xclusive Designers Week, the capital's official fashion week, which ends on Monday. The annual event, which took place this year at Zappeion Hall, also includes a competition for best new designer.