- Danielle Wightman-Stone
London-based couture and ready-to-wear label Ralph and Russo have confirmed that they are going to sit out the spring 2021 couture season, following considerations in regards to the ongoing pandemic.
In a brief assertion, Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, mentioned: “Because the Covid 19 state of affairs is worsening and as a consequence of Covid restrictions we’ve taken the choice to not proceed with our spring/summer season 2021 Couture assortment and presentation.”
The information comes simply days after the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode introduced that Paris Males’s Style Week and Haute Couture Week would still go ahead, nonetheless, with out audiences as a consequence of Covid-19 restrictions within the nation.
The label added that it’ll return to showcasing its couture assortment from July 2021.
Final season in July 2020, <a href=”https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/ralph-and-russo-bring-avatars-to-couture/2020071749896” goal=“_self”> Ralph and Russo used a customized model avatar to carry its first digital couture assortment to life, alongside real-life couture designs.
Ralph and Russo isn’t the one model absent from the official schedule, Jean-Paul Gaultier has additionally postponed showcasing its extremely anticipated one-off couture assortment by Sacai’s Chitose Abe.
The French couturier introduced a <a href=”https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/jean-paul-gaultier-announces-new-strategy-a-new-designer-every-season/2020030447801” goal=“_self”> new technique final March to ask a brand new designer each season to interpret the codes of the Home of Gaultier, after surprising the business by saying that his January 2020 couture present could be his final. Japanese designer Abe marks the primary of Gaultier’s visitor designers.
These postponements imply that the July schedule, which can be anticipated to incorporate the return of couture from Balenciaga, can be a extremely anticipated occasion.
Picture: courtesy of Ralph and Russo