Demna Gvasalia

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Fashion Features

Fashion’s Darker Side Comes to the Fore — Again

Dystopian themes recurred in fall 2020 shows, and could take on new resonance in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, experts say.

clock April 23, 2020Miles Socha

Demna Gvasalia and Francois-Henri Pinault

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga to Return to Couture in July

Demna Gvasalia is to revive the brand’s high-fashion activity 52 years after the founder closed his house.

clock January 20, 2020Miles Socha

Vetements Men’s Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Vetements RTW Fall 2020

The collection was cleaned up, noticeably more luxurious and — gasp — skewed classic chic at times.

clock January 18, 2020Miles Socha

Post-Demna, Vetements to Stick with Men's Schedule

Fashion Scoops

Post-Demna, Vetements to Stick With Men’s Schedule

The edgy brand has set Jan. 17 as the date of its next coed fashion show.

clock November 26, 2019Miles Socha

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Fashion Scoops

Kanye West for President in 2024

And other things the entrepreneur, rapper and fashion designer said during his surprise appearance onstage in New York..

clock November 7, 2019Kellie Ell

Guram GvasaliaWWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit: Movers and Makers, New York, USA - 30 Oct 2019

Business Features

Guram Gvasalia Talks New Platform, Strategic Growth and True Engagement

Vetements plans to open a cowering space within its Zurich headquarters to support young talent.

clock November 5, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Model on the catwalkVetements show, Autumn Winter 2016, Paris Fashion Week, France - 03 Mar 2016

Fashion Scoops

Vetements Planning Platform to Support Young Talent, Offer Scholarships, Coworking Space

Guram Gvasalia, cofounder and chief executive officer of Vetements, emphasized how building a brand is a collective effort.

clock October 30, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

A view of Balenciaga's enlarged store at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Flexes Its Muscles at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

Demna Gvasalia has tweaked his retail concept for Sin City.

clock October 14, 2019Sharon Edelson

Balenciaga's Madison Avenue flagship

Retail

Balenciaga Bulks Up on Madison Avenue

The brand is in the spotlight thanks to creative director Demna Gvasalia’s decision to step down from Vetements, which he helped launch.

clock September 17, 2019Sharon Edelson

Model on the catwalkVetements show, Autumn Winter 2016, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 03 Jul 2016

Designer and Luxury

Demna Gvasalia’s 10 Most Memorable Moments at Vetements

From DHL T-shirts to lighter-heel boots, these were his top 10 moments.

clock September 16, 2019WWD Staff

Model on the catwalkVetements show, Runway, Autumn Winter 2016, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 03 Jul 2016

Designer and Luxury

Demna Gvasalia’s 10 Most Memorable Moments at Vetements

Demna Gvasalia is leaving Vetements. Here, we take a look back at his highlights at the brand.

clock September 16, 2019WWD Staff

Demna Gvasalia CFDA Awards 2017 After Party at Samsung 837

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Demna Gvasalia Exits Vetements

“I feel I have accomplished my mission,” says the designer, who cofounded the edgy and influential brand five years ago.

clock September 16, 2019Miles Socha

The new MCM Store at Maximilianstrasse in Munich, interior designed by Gonzalez Haase AAS

Retail

MCM Taps Gonzalez Haase AAS for New Global Retail Concept

German accessories brand MCM has launched a new global retail concept in Munich.

clock September 12, 2019Quynh Tran

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2019

Human Resources

Balenciaga CEO to Join Kering’s Executive Comittee

Cédric Charbit has overseen strong sales at the brand, which is expected to surpass 1 billion euros in revenues this year.

clock June 14, 2019Joelle Diderich

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Balenciaga RTW Fall 2019

Demna Gvasalia tackled the mythic Parisian, and his take was fierce, with a chic as pungent as the tar smell wafting from the asphalt floor.

clock March 3, 2019WWD Staff

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Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

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