The new creative director:
Maria Grazia Chiuri is the 71-year-old French fashion house’s rst female creative director. She honed her accessories skills at Fendi for 10 years before spending 17 at Valentino (eight as co-creative director).
Youth culture (the formula for media buzz and retail success now) + pretty with an edge.
The hot items:
“Don’t mess with me” aviators (edgy); Diorbranded knuckledusters (edgy), leather chokers (ditto) and kitten-heeled slingbacks (pretty unexpected); golf-meets-fencing visors (sporty meets pretty); “tarot-card” minaudieres with thick shoulder straps (pretty + utilitarian); Katharine Hamnett-inspired slogan tees paired with princess-like tulle and embellished skirts; and everyone-can-wear fairy tale corset-like bustier dresses.
Her World March 2017