Tuesday, February 25, 2014

''Fashion Season: Paris’: Theme week in ‘News Stream’ and ‘Connect the World’ on CNN Internatio​nal

CNN International announced it will broadcast a special theme week and a 30 minute special programme during Paris Fashion Week, later this month.http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2014/02/19/fashion-season-paris/
Hosted by TV personality and musician Myleene Klass, ‘Fashion Season: Paris’ will air daily throughout the week on CNN International, and in a 30 minute special programme, as the world’s style capital plays host to a week-long showcase of new fashion trends.
Reports include:
  • An exclusive Interview with one of the most important men in fashion, Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of luxury world leader LVMH. Include rare access behind-the-scenes at the family home of Louis Vuitton, plus the atelier where craftsmen hand-make their luxury leather products
  • An interview with Belgian designer Dries Van Noten whose designs are celebrated for the fabric, prints and colours he brings together to into his own recognisable style. Proudly independent, his catwalk show in Paris promises to be standing room only. ‘Fashion Season: Paris’ joins Van Noten at the opening of a retrospective at the prestigious Arts Decoratifs, a celebration of his collections through the years.
  • Former model turned web entrepreneur from Belgium, Charlotte Collard, who talks CNN through her new business concept, which she calls ‘a walking e-boutique’
  • Behind-the-scenes at one of the most prestigious fashion schools in the world, the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, where former students Yves St Laurent, Valentino and Karl Lagerfeld learnt to cut their cloth
  • Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello’s show, alongside creative director Alexandre de Betak, transforming a catwalk into an experience
  • Street photographer FaceHunter, one of the most recognised and talented photographers in the industry, as he documents street style on day one of the action.
  • The 30 minute special takes a look back at the first half of Paris Fashion Week / Autumn Winter 2014-15, including highlights of all the week’s reports
*Isabel Marant, the queen of quintessential Parisienne style

*Olivier Rousteing, the 27-year-old creative director at established French fashion house Balmain, credited with introducing the historic brand to a younger audience through capturing the attention of the Instagram generation, and successful collaborations with stars such as Rihanna.