Harper's Bazaar March 2016 - Page 45

STYLE Edited by VARUN RANA A L B E R E L B A Z C H R I STO P H E R PAU L S M I T H A L E X A N D E R B A I L E Y WA N G J O N AT H A N R A F SAU N D E R S S I M O N S TOM FORD The past few months have been a wild ride. There have been three high-powered exits (Alber Elbaz from Lanvin, Alexander Wang from Balenciaga, and Raf Simons from Dior), three pathbreaking announcements (Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, Paul Smith, and Tom Ford plan to forego fashion week schedules), and one brand—Jonathan Saunders—that’s closed its doors. The fashion industry is seeing a paradigm shift in the way the business is run. This page is dedicated to these seven stars who have ensured, by their actions, that luxury businesses reevaluate their pace, processes, and output. M O V E R S A N D S H A K E R S IMAXTREE The designers changing fashion. Plus, the pieces, details, colours, models, and accessories you need to know about. 45