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10 Names and Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

While our fashion choices will, of course, not be the prevailing memory of the pandemic, as a fashion editor, I have found it fascinating to watch the market shifts and changes in shopping behaviours that have occurred over this period. The centres of gravity that usually dictate our wardrobes—the office, weddings, Friday-night drinks, dinners out—have been pulled out from underneath us, raising the question why do we wear what we wear? As I browsed my wardrobe with this question in mind, I realised that dresses were the one item that best encapsulated the joy of dressing that I have been missing during lockdown. I spotted my year 11 prom dress, a floaty wrap number that brought back memories of sun-drenched beaches and the first item of clothing I ever made myself: an LBD.

As we teeter on the edge of a new normal, I wanted to look forward to

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How to Watch the Louis Vuitton Fall 2021 Men’s Fashion Show

How to Watch the Louis Vuitton Fall 2021 Men’s Fashion Show




Martino Carrera





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Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director Virgil Abloh is getting ready to debut his men’s fall 2021 collection for the luxury powerhouse.

The show will debut digitally as part of Paris Men’s Fashion Week on Jan. 21, taking place at 2.30 p.m. CET (or 8.30 a.m. EST) with no audience, in compliance with instructions from Paris’ police authorities, which prohibited physical gatherings.

After taking its men’s shows to Shanghai and Tokyo last year, Louis Vuitton has been ringing in the new year with a series of men’s fashion events in Paris this month, to culminate with today’s unveiling of the fall collection.

Dubbed “Louis Vuitton:

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Ones to Watch at Paris Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2021

Valette Studio

Pierre François Valette established his label Valette Studio last year, intent on updating men’s tailoring for the modern dandy. Winning the Saint Laurent Institute Prize in 2019 set the wheels in motion for creating his own label, earning him support from industry veterans, including Bruno Barbier, formerly of Balenciaga.

“The idea is to work on a suit, but a cool suit, with fluidity, that can be worn all day, that’s accessible,” said Valette.

For the Saint Laurent prize, the mission was to choose an iconic piece by Yves Saint Laurent from the 1960s, when the designer set down roots on the Left Bank of Paris, and rethink it for current times. Valette drew up a sharp, pin-striped jumpsuit, with no sleeves, a striking piece that serves as the starting point for the brand’s offer of precise tailoring meant to be worn with ease.

The designer began his studies

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