• Dior moves Paris fashion show to avoid 'yellow vests'

    5 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    Dior said Friday it was bringing forward its
    Paris fashion week show after its flagship shop was looted during "yellow vests" protests.
    The luxury brand's men's spring summer show was to have been taken place a week Saturday, when more anti-government protests are likely in the French capital.
    Dior refused to say if it was bringing the January 19 show forward a day to avoid trouble.
    However, demonstrators smashed up its Champs Elysees boutique on November 26 and stole goods and caused damage reportedly to the tune of one million euros .
    Others scrawled graffiti declaring "Screw the rich...
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  • Paris Men's Show Calendar Still In Flux as Protests Loom

    5 monthes ago - By WWD

    IN FLUX: The calendar for next Saturday's shows at Paris men's fashion week continues to evolve, as organizers work to avert any danger of France's yellow vests movement spoiling their carefully planned showcases.
    Following Dior's decision to advance its show to Friday, several other brands have rescheduled, although they have stuck to their original Jan. 19 date. Brands have contacted guests to advise them of the new time slots, but have requested the details be kept confidential in order not to alert protest organizers.
    The show calendar on the web site of the Fédération de la Haute...
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