Amid transport chaos, Paris mens’ fashion shows get underway

PARIS (AP) — Acrid exhaust fumes and the beeping of car horns contrasted with perfumed interiors and the soft rustle of luxuriant fabrics, as Paris Fashion Week has got underway in the public transport strike-hit French capital. The disruption — owing to a French nationwide protest against pension reform — has already claimed its first catwalk victims, with at least one house cancelling its show because of problems delivering materials. Here are some highlights of Wednesday’s menswear collections for fall-winter 2020-2021.