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In defense of copywriters everywhere, fashioning that link bumph must have been challenging. For as well as connecting Milan and Shanghai via Seoul, New York, and Tokyo, it was also there to inter - contextualize 11 short films designed to whet our appetites for the Genius collections ahead. A few of these - including the collaborations with Alyx, two Genius newcomers, Hyke and Dingyun Zhang, plus the returning prodigal son Palm Angels, are ready to see and should be up on Runway pronto. The others whose films we were treated to today were JW Anderson, www.monclersoutlets.com the two 1952 collections for men and women, Hiroshi Fujiwara's FRGMT, the don Craig Green, and another newcomer in Gentle Monster.
In 2018, wrapping a new season's worth of clothes up in an exciting package isn't just a branding exercise. These fun pieces are highly desirable but also a smidgen surprising because Veronica Leoni always seems as staunchly serious and cerebral as her pedigree at Philo - era Celine and Sander - era Jil suggests.
Plus, Moncler chairman Remo Ruffini is really, truly dedicated to developing new ideas, "and I think he allows Moncler Jackets for those ideas in a way that makes sense for each designer," said Green.
Asked if there was anything in particular he wanted to stress about the collection, Fujiwara said: "Honestly, I want to say thank you to Moncler. I really wanted to do this as a monochrome collection, and a lot of other things, and they understood. So I would say thank you for the understanding.