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Paul Smith -

WHAT A TRIP Paris: Spring at Paul Smith was a trippy exploration of bright psychedelic motifs, from rainbow gradients and chevron stripes to marijuana leaf graphics. Slouchy satin jogging pants and knee-length shorts heightened the skater vibe, while Smith's linen tux jackets and beautiful fringe detailing were nods to forward-thinking elegance. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Linen tux jackets / Dip-dyed t-shirts / Jogging pants / ...
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Lanvin -

ELEGANT REALISM Paris: Designer Lucas Ossendrijver translated the idea of suiting to fit the modern world of S/S15, delivering luxury without pretension by carefully crafting undone, feathered hems, visible stitching and pushed up sleeves. Sport and rocker references co-mingled harmoniously throughout, culminating in a series of tailored jackets paired with louche pajama silks, matching sneakers and backpacks. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Long suiting jackets / ...
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AMI -

ACTIVE PUNCH Paris: Punchy, crisp active-meets-urban staples were the focus at AMI this season, ranging from the relaxed utility of jumpsuits and anoraks to the slick attitude of two-tone grids, wide stripes and satin-finish fabrics. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Draped t-shirts / Drawstring shorts / Anoraks / Bomber jackets / Tapered trousers / Crewneck sweatshirts Color: Navy / White / Black / Saffron yellow / ...
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Dior Homme -

NAUTICAL COOL Paris: Kris Van Assche deftly carried a subtle nautical theme throughout his elegant S/S15 Dior Homme presentation via details like toggle closures on suiting and casual striped tops layered atop shirting, all of which managed to make seaside references utterly stripped-down and cool. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Slim suiting / Striped tanks / Rain jackets / Patterned shirting / Relaxed jeans Color: Rich cobalt / ...
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Kris Van Assche -

SPORT MEETS SUIT Paris: Kris Van Assche incorporated sporty influences into his tailored silhouettes, cutting items like tees and bombers in classic shirting fabrics, and adding racing stripes to sleeves. A combo of denim and suitings kept the look casual yet refined.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Engineered Fair Isle sweater / Woven tee / Denim suit / Slit hem shorts / Blouson Jacket ...
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Kenzo -

THE CHEERFUL TOURIST Paris: Carol Lim and Humberto Leon took a hyper-stylized tourist jaunt through Paris this season, their muses clad in pastel parkas, transparent sweaters and tapered cycling trousers imbued with a cheerful mood immune to springtime showers.— Nina Stotler Key Items: Parkas / Tapered biker pants / Transparent & textured sweaters / Graphic tanks / Trench coats / Sporty shorts Color: Black / White / ...
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3.1 Phillip Lim -

NEW CLASSICS Paris: Phillip Lim took classic menswear items and gently tweaked them for a modern reinterpretation. Basic plaid or pinstripe shirtings and suitings looked surprisingly fresh, appearing in the form of wrapped jacket silhouettes and zip-front coveralls.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Plissé pullover / Long shorts / Coveralls / Wrap jacket Color: Black / White / Grey / Pale khaki / Indigo / Navy ...
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Commes des Garçons -

WAR & PEACE Paris: Military uniforms of 14th century Europe informed Rei Kawakubo's menswear collection. Graphic netting and scattered embroideries provided a delicate contrast to cropped suit silhouettes with details like brass buttons and flap pockets. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Openwork sweater / Pinstripe shorts suit / Military jacket / Latticework jacket Color: Black / White / Grey / Olive / Pink / Navy / Burgundy ...
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Dries Van Noten -

POETIC DANCE Paris: Ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev inspired Dries Van Noten this season. Second-skin knits and fluid robes combined the feel of dancewear and loungewear, while lustrous silks and intricate embroidery added luxe sensuality. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Rib knit tank / Airy, button-front shirt / High-waisted trousers / Blouson jacket / Silky robe Color: Black / White / Red / Sand / Gold / Burgundy / ...
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Louis Vuitton -

TIMELESS INDIA Paris: Kim Jones looked to India this season, from the luxe style of 1920's maharajas to the military influences of palace guards. A distinct 70's feel was apparent in the earthy palette and vintage silhouettes, while vibrant pink and mirror embellishments spoke to traditional Indian inspiration. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Patterned, short sleeve shirt / High-waisted trousers / Double-breasted suit / Silk ...
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Artisanal Patching

Combinations of different check patterns and heritage wovens have an artisanal feel on shirts, coats and knits, while blocks of different prints create visual interest on tees and crewnecks for S/S 15.
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Raf Simons -

SEA & SPACE Paris: Raf Simons presented a space age collection punctuated with Japanese-style illustrations of ocean waves and cherry blossoms. Silhouettes explored sharp geometric shapes, and dense beading added a surprising dose of texture to the minimalist looks. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Mesh tank / Denim shirt + pant set / Skinny trousers / Sharp, elongated jacket Color: Black / White / Khaki / ...
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Valentino -

NATURE STUDY Paris: Nature themes appeared in the form of antique garden florals, vintage motifs, and intricate embroideries. Military influences balanced all the loveliness with some masculinity, while sporty sandals and sneakers grounded the look with a casual contrast.   — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Patterned shirt / Leather Tee / Refined khakis / Military jacket / Floral suit / Novelty coat Color: Black / White ...
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Haider Ackermann -

ROMANTIC ANDROGYNY Paris: Layers of lustrous fabric and an eclectic mix of motifs conjured a luxe, bohemian feel. Pants in leather or silk varied from super skinny to pajama-style, while oversized shirts worn beneath fitted vests made for a poetic, androgynous look. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Striped tee / Pegged trousers / Pajama pants / Tailored vest / Elongated Jacket / Silk robe Color: Black ...
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Sur Safari

Safari connotations bring freshness to beach-ready looks for S/S 15. Khaki colors, ombré techniques and dark floral prints adorn shorts and knits, while yellow and sky blue shades look playful on beach anoraks and knee-length pants.
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