After a tame opening week in New York, a hyper efficient season in London and some fireworks in Milan, Paris, again, claimed the honours with the majority of the great collections. Here’s our ranking of the top 20 shows.
Just when the rumors had grown louder than whispers that Nicolas Ghesquière’s position at Louis Vuitton might by a little in doubt when along comes the designer and delivers a smash-hit, bases loaded, grand slam home run of a collection.
A radical change in casting and a more expansive world view at Miu Miu, in a collection that saw a major designer, Miuccia Prada, responding to our inter-connected world, even as she personally largely shuns it.
Just when you thought the house of Chanel might run out of ideas on how to stage its massive runway shows, then Karl Lagerfeld shocks his audience with the latest stunning set and a pretty remarkable collection too.
Under the creative direction of Julie de Libran, the label presented a mermaid dance on the shores of the Seine, where oysters and gingham were the stars of a collection that stayed true to the house’s traditions.
Always a telling sign how a brand uses a show-space. It speaks volumes about how exactly its leaders view their marque. That was very much the case on a steamy Monday afternoon at Hermès which presented a hyper refined collection inside the Palais de Chaillot.