PARIS — You know you’re in a room full of fashion professionals when a ribbon, mistakenly pinned on the wrong lapel, is greeted like an accessorizing “don’t” — with a chorus of protest.
That’s what happened when Didier Grumbach, head of France’s Chambre Syndicale, decorated Chloé president Ralph Toledano as a chevalier of the Legion of Honor Tuesday night before an audience that included chief executives from Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Sonia Rykiel, Richemont and such designers as Alber Elbaz and Martine Sitbon.
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"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)