SIMON SAYS: Location, location. That was the considering of Simon Porte Jacquemus for the staging of his newest present — even when it meant convincing the French trend federation to stretch the calendar sooner or later earlier.
The maverick designer is now scheduled to open Paris Fashion Week at eight p.m. on Sept. 25 with a present on the Picasso museum within the Marais district. “For sensible causes, and the provision of the Picasso museum, Monday evening turned the plain alternative and I cherished the concept of opening Paris Fashion Week. I'm [delighted] that the federation has allowed me to accomplish that throughout the official calendar,” stated the designer.
Count on it to be a festive affair. “For the primary time, I used to be within the temper for throwing a celebration, particularly with the idea and power of the gathering, La Bomba,” added Porte Jacquemus, who is understood for staging exhibits in venues that riff on retro references impressed by his upbringing in Provence, comparable to a gaming arcade or a swimming pool.
In Could, he staged a trend present and tandem exhibitions in a southern French metropolis the place he spent a lot of his youth: Marseille. Pablo Picasso, too, evokes his personal southern references and a Mediterranean je ne sais quoi, although he's extra linked to the Côte d’Azur cities of Vallauris and Antibes.
With reference to distinctive areas, in the meantime, Porte Jacquemus as soon as once more shall be internet hosting his showroom on the 28th flooring of the Tour Montparnasse from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2.