ELIZABETH PATON

August 7, 2017

On the Runway: Walmart Heirs Snap Up Rapha, the British Bikewear Brand

Elizabeth Paton ON THE RUNWAY LONDON — Rapha, the upmarket British bikewear brand credited with bringing fashionable as well as functional garments to the booming cycling […]
June 9, 2017

Fashion Report: Youth, Beauty and Politics at a Student Fashion Show in London

LONDON — As Britain headed to the polls on Thursday to vote in the general election, fashion industry stalwarts crammed into a Shoreditch warehouse on the […]
May 30, 2017

The Gucci Resort Renaissance

FLORENCE — At Gucci, people like to call Alessandro Michele the renaissance man. Since his ascent to the role of creative director just over two years […]
May 25, 2017

Balenciaga, Fashion’s Original Provocateur

LONDON — The internet went into its now de rigueur frenzy recently after Balenciaga released a blue, roughly $2,000, trapezoidal tote, created by the artistic director […]
May 10, 2017

LVMH and the Next Big Digital Shopping Experience

PARIS — Ian Rogers, chief digital officer of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, sat in his sunlit office on Avenue Montaigne last month, alongside a large […]
March 20, 2017

On the Runway: The Duchess of Cambridge Wears Chanel on ‘Brexit’-Tinged Trip to Paris

Elizabeth Paton ON THE RUNWAY LONDON — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in Paris this past weekend, flying the British flag on their first […]
March 6, 2017

Another Arnault Takes Charge

PARIS — Cocktail parties during Paris Fashion Week can seem as common as paillettes on an evening gown. But on Monday, one particular event may attract […]