One of the most significant results of the movement for women’s empowerment, at least in fashion, is a revival of clothes with a noble air. Such was the case in an original collection from the house of Alexander McQueen.
A number of collections on show at Paris Fashion Week on Monday focused on sophisticated silhouettes decorated with jewels, with houses such as Sacai, Y/Project and Giambattista Valli sending out adaptable evening gowns.
Beautiful People has entered the fourth season of its ‘Side-C’ concept project which explores the space between the outside and the lining of a garment, presenting a more wearable take on deconstruction this season.
This weekend, idiosyncratic rap star Kanye West staged a Sunday Service in Paris for the fashion week, combining a gospel choir concert and a religious celebration, ahead of a surprise catwalk show announced for Monday.
A gang of cartoon costumed characters greeted guests at the Stella McCartney show inside the Paris Opera on Monday, providing a wacky running commentary as the early invitees enjoyed cups of tea or coffee.
New Wave, the last great movement in French cinema, and the artists associated with it were the wellsprings for the latest collection from the house of Givenchy, staged inside the Hippodrome de Longchamp.
Just when everyone was beginning to grumble, albeit very quietly, that Pierpaolo Piccioli’s recent obsession with volume was starting to get old, along comes the designer with a stellar darkly romantic collection.
The German designer came up with a collection of winter classics for his latest show, which was built around some of his old favourites: men's tailoring, recycled denim, brocade and satin dresses, to name but a few.
Balenciaga made a big impact at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, staging its show on a submerged runway and revealing a dark and powerful collection marked by a neo-Gothic spirit that oscillated between past and future.