In the blink of an eye, the fashion frenzy is back. Hundreds of spectators lined the walk of the Tuileries outside of the Dior show Tuesday, the first big calendar event of the week.
Most were angling to get a glimpse of Jisoo, a member of the K-pop girl group Blackpink, whose fans are called “blinks.” The excitement didn’t dissipate inside the show, as she was flanked by bodyguards and several camera crews. The superstar singer introduced herself to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s Antoine Arnault and Natalia Vodianova, and said while she has attended Dior shows before, she felt like being in Paris was special, speaking to the couple through an interpreter.
All the excitement didn’t go unnoticed by other guests. “That’s a whole thing, what is happening?!?” wondered Elizabeth Debicki while watching the action. “I just love how big Korean pop stars are, it’s incredible. And look how confident she is. I could take some lessons,” she joked.
“The Crown” star said it was a bit surreal to be back at such a big show. “I really missed watching shows, but it does feel very strange to congregate,” she said. With 700 or so guests tightly packed into a tent, there