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Haider Ackerman -

TIMELESS CHIC Paris: Haider Ackerman was quoted as saying –  he sought to “find a kind of gracefulness in the masculinity. It’s complicated because masculine is about force and about strength, and I was trying to find this kind of delicateness and gracefulness. And a certain simplicity as well.” The collection was all about levels of grey in slim clean lines, layered ...
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haider ackermann fall 14

Maison Martin Margiela -

GENDER, DECONSTRUCTED Paris: Martin Marigiela's collection juxtaposed masculine and feminine influences this season. Heavy wool suitings, pinstripes, and menswear-inspired silhouettes were layered with gauzy tunics and silky negligees for romantic take on the designer's signature deconstructed aesthetic. —Anna Jane Davis   Key Items:  Sheer tunic / Pinstriped tank /  Slouchy wool trousers / Double-breasted sheath / Collarless coat Color: Off-white / Tan / Navy / ...
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Yohji Yamamoto -

OUT OF THIS WORLD Paris: A master of fantastical fashion, Yohji Yamamoto experimented with both volume and print for Fall, with an impish collection that seemed to channel other-worldly beings. Supersized florals and graffiti monsters were splashed across sleeping-bag inspired coats, and chunky scarves added even more drama to the silhouette.—Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Overstuffed coats / Cropped pants / Capes / ...
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Runway Trend Alert – Dimensional Draping -

Fabrics are manipulated through dimensional draping in the form of wrapping and twisting. Duo-tones, double-sided materials and knit and woven combinations lend additional interest.
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A.F. Vandevorst -

ARMED FORCES Paris: Perfectly in step with the emerging military trend of the F/W14 season, A.F. Vandevorst showed an elegant, uniform-inspired collection. A tomboy aesthetic ran throughout, from sporty tops to baggy jumpsuits and baseball caps, but long chic coats and sweeping hemlines added a contemporary touch.—Shannon Davenport   Key Items:  Knit mini skirts / Cargo jackets / Maxi skirts / Utility ...
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Issey Miyake -

NATURE TECH PARIS:  Tree rings were the inspiration behind Yoshiyuki Miyamae’s collection of voluminous, pleated silhouettes for Issey Miyake. Computer-woven patterns and high-tech steam-stretch fabrics seamlessly blended technology and nature for an modern collection. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Oversized funnel neck sweaters / Slim trousers / Rounded jackets / Wavy-hemmed ponchos / Short origami capes / Rounded skirts / Molded tee-shapes ...
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Vanessa Bruno -

SWEETLY URBAN Paris: Vanessa Bruno played with a concise color palette of silver greys, winter white and olive interjected with pretty pastel blue and flashes of cobalt. Prints were simple, one, a camouflage and the other, a two tone leopard that complimented the wearable slip dresses and utility inspired outerwear pieces. – Lizzy Bowring Key Items: Oversized bomber jackets / Short shift ...
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Sonia Rykiel -

SOFT + COZY LUXURY Paris: Creative director Geraldo da Conceicao delivered a cozy and luxurious collection for Sonia Rykiel Fall 2014. Warm oversized sweater sets, long layers, relaxed tailoring and asymmetric draping in a soft palette are on point for the season. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Chubby fur coats / Sweater sets / Loosely tailored suits / Tapered pants / Relaxed coats / Minimalist slip sets Color: Camel ...
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sonia rykiel fall 14

Christian Dior -

SIZZLING  + COLOR Paris: Raf Simons designed a collection that portrayed his ever-increasing creative confidence at the House of Dior. A riff on the The New Look Bar jacket became a blazer worn with matching trousers, extended into waist-coat dresses, or into coats cut below-the-knee. For cocktails, there was an array of loose, sleeveless cashmere shifts, and a lineup of sparkling ...
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christian dior fall 14

Isabel Marant -

FEMININE SOLIDER PARIS:  Military-inspired items, such as sharply shouldered jackets and utility pants, paired with loosely draped sequined tops and ruched skirts perfectly balanced masculine and feminine elements for a wearable collection. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Wrapped minis / Oversized cardigans / Fur vests / Boxy Blazers / Relaxed tapered pants / Quilted leather trousers / Luxe sweatpants / Quilted wrap-jackets / ...
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PARIS: Fashion Week for Foodies

We’ve reached the home stretch of fashion month and trendsetters from around the world have landed in Paris. Hit up these foodie destinations for the latest from fashion’s elite. 
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Chalayan -

DRAPED, PIECED, SLASHED + TWISTED Paris: Hussein Chalayan presented a stunning line-up of deconstructed ensembles. Twisted draping and dimensional piecing worked together with languid silhouettes, layering and loose tailoring to create an elegant aesthetic. Slashed gowns had a clawed effect – as if the whimsical fake nail appliqué had torn straight through them.  – Deirdre Pérez Key items: T-shape dresses / Slit skirts / Asymmetric ...
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Roland Mouret -

TAILORED ARTISTRY  PARIS:  Roland Mouret’s collection was a personal one that elevated his expertise of sensual tailoring to a new level with artistically spliced sheaths and pencil skirts gently hugging the body. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Patchwork sheath / Split pencil skirt / Asymmetrical sets / Tunics / Slim jumpsuits / Embellished trousers / Pieced skirt suits / Cape / Shells ...
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Runway Trend Alert — Detached Turtlenecks -

High, close-fitting turtlenecks are the latest detached collars to emerge on the runway, conveniently serving both aesthetic and functional cold weather purposes.
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Lanvin -

WHIMSICAL Paris: Alber Elbaz strayed away from his shows of the last two seasons and presented a collection that was utterly feminine. Flowing gowns, pleated leather dresses and shapely silhouettes in textured ensembles were trimmed in fur not to mention the jewel-tone gowns and ostrich-feather cocktail dresses. A touch of retro whimsy completed this beautiful and pretty presentation. – Lizzy Bowring Key ...
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lanvin fall 14