Venice is the new Paris. This week, Saint Laurent and Valentino both chose to stage shows in the Italian city (menswear and couture, respectively) which last year saw dolphins return to its canals and just announced a ban on cruise ships. Could this be the dawn of a new fashion capital? Rick Owens seems to think so, given he’s staged three shows on the Lido Beach. But Saint Laurent, perhaps more than any other, captured the magic of the city and its legendary masquerade balls and decadent glamour. Read more at i-D.