Taking care of models’ health and safety are more of a priority than ever for fashion industry leaders.
Abloh, Campbell and Nick Knight will present special works of art at CIFF.
Neilson, whose life was beset by tragedy and illness, was found dead at her Chelsea, London, home by the emergency services.
An all-star concert on Dec. 2 will be headlined by Beyoncé, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Wizkid and Usher honoring Mandela on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
The singer attended the couturier’s fall show alongside Naomi Campbell, Nils Rodgers and Régine.
Several designers including Karl Lagerfeld, Virgil Abloh and Victoria Beckham also attended the event, marking Jones’ first show for the house.
Also in attendance at the event on Sunday were Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Michelle Rodriguez, Adrien Brody and Paris Hilton.
It was a bittersweet night as friends and colleagues of the late designer Azzedine Alaïa celebrated the opening of the first Maison Alaïa flagship in London.
“Alaïa Livre de Collection” includes photographs of the designer’s summer 1992 runway show with models Christy Turlington Burns and Naomi Campbell.
It’s in a development popular with the fashion set.