1989 IN FASHION
Gianfranco Ferré becomes creative director of Christian Dior until 1996, succeeding Marc Bohan. Issey Miyake presents his groundbreaking collection with pleated avant-garde designs. Martin Margiela presents his first collection for Spring 1990. Jean Paul Gaultier introduces his "cage" designs. Claude Montana is appointed creative director of Lanvin's haute couture division and will design a total of five collections for the house (from Spring 1990 to Spring 1992). Gianni Versace launches the Versus diffusion line. Guy Laroche dies and is succeeded by Angelo Tarlazzi. Diana Vreeland, Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Regina Relang pass away.