Paris Men’s Fashion Week: Bold statements, A$AP Rocky’s surprise debut and Dries Van Noten’s farewell

Paris may be readying itself for the Summer Olympics, but sporting events are not the only buzzy affairs taking place in the French capital. This past week, fashion designers converged in the city for Paris Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2025 menswear collections — but nothing was business as usual. Both the menswear shows and the couture shows (now in full swing) were moved up a week to avoid interfering with sport’s most celebrated event, and simmering political tensions ahead of the country’s surprise snap election, called by President Emmanuel Macron, have filled the streets with near daily protests in the past few weeks. Read more at CNN.