While Philo’s move away from minimalism was a surprise, it doesn’t represent a complete divorce from her overall aesthetic. In fact, Céline is represented in the cut and tailoring as strongly as ever.
There really is only one way to describe what we witnessed last night at the Paradis Latin cabaret in Paris: fun, fun, fun. Would Jean Paul Gaultier have it any other way?
Schoolgirl cool gets a rebellious, deconstructionist update from the masters of Parisian avant-garde, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren.
When her collections are this gorgeous, interesting, and wearable – while also maintaining the integrity she intends – it is more than a fashion accomplishment, it’s a statement of intelligent design.
ACNE Studios’ rudderless direction has been captained with a strong hand by Jonny Johansson for Spring/Summer 2014.
Haider Ackermann’s delicious draping and complicated layers made for the “handsome woman” were presented in peak perfection on the Paris runway.
The presentation combines disco-ball sparkle with breezy fits and a democratic array of separates and frocks that work everywhere: vacations, dates, offices, black-tie events – the list goes on.
This collection is a celebration of flower women, or femmes-fleur – staples of Art Nouveau designs, somewhere between woman and flower, with hair resembling strands of vegetation.
Instead of getting swept up in the cacophony of Paris Fashion Week, Maison Martin Margiela quietly comments on the frenzied scene with a collection that cops looks from beneath the Big Top.
The Spring/Summer 2014 runway at Isabel Marant operated like a highlight reel of her most iconic looks, finished with a sense of refinement and a girly-but-tough aesthetic.