1813 posts tagged Paris in ALL BLOGS

Chloé -

FEMININE APPROACH Paris: Clare Waight Keller approached her Fall collection with the idea that this was for the “more mysterious and wilder side of the Chloé girl." The lineup was in part, all of that but with the Chloé femininity plus a sporty attitude. Colorful geometric prints, fuzzy fringed textures and animal motifs were a great compliment to the statement coats, ...
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chloe fall 14

Ter et Bantine -

SOFTENED ARCHITECTURE PARIS:  Manula Arcari’s softly structured black and white collection was elevated though the use of luxurious surface textures and layering creating a fresh spin on styling and proportion. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Luxe bomber / Draped sheath / Crocodile skirt set / Sequined embellished dress / Woven tee / Relaxed trousers / Tank dress / Tailored coat / Layered skirts ...
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Celine -

LUXE  + MINIMALISM Paris: Phoebe Philo returned to her minimalist aesthetic with a line-up that was full of fabulous individual pieces. Fresh and sophisticated, this was a fine balance between the austere and the luxurious. There was plenty to choose from – slender, long languid coats, raglan-sleeved cocoon coats, ribbed sweaters, long sweaters, wide leg trousers and fluid split skirts that showed ...
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celine fall 14

John Galliano -

DARK FEMININITY PARIS:  The combination of a somber color palette in a variety of divine textures and materials gave a modern twist to the collection of body-hugging, hourglass silhouettes at John Galliano. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Cropped coat / Slim, high-waist trousers / V-neck fit and flare dresses / Pleated A-line skirt / Cardigan / Silky jumpsuits / Princess coat / ...
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Andrew Gn -

“THE GOOD ROBOT” PARIS:  Andrew Gn’s muses for the season were Tina Chow and Yayoi Kusama, which created a collection that was eccentrically beautiful. Feminine, hourglass silhouettes were given a futuristic touch with carefully placed metal grommets and embroidered robot motifs. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Shift dresses / Robot-embroidered sweaters and sweatshirts / Sheer pleated skirts / Peplum jackets and tops ...
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Maxime Simoens -

OUTER SPACE Paris: Maxime Simoens' Fall 2014 presentation derived from outer space. Rigid silhouttes, a palette of black, white and silver, touches of androgny and star-like beading had a modern edge as models walked the runway to the soundtrack of Oscar-nominated film, Gravity. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Skirt suits / Shift dresses / Slim cut trousers / Fur-sleeved sweaters / Trench coats / Button-front ...
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maxime simoens fall 14

Kenzo -

PRINT IMPACT Paris: Carol Lim and Humberto Leon designed one of the most cohesive collections to date. Full of bright, optimistic color, contrasting patterns and the silhouettes – nothing short of “Look at me”!!! Key to the line up was the wrapping and asymmetry, skirts worn over trouser suits and of course, the graphic prints and sequined embellishment. – Lizzy Bowring Key ...
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Kenzo fall 14

Maiyet -

ELEGANT SIMPLICITY PARIS:  Simple, elongated silhouettes were pieced together in a variety of small-scale prints and textures, which elevated surface interest for a fresh look of elegance at Maiyet. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Patched slip dress / Blazers / Elongated pencil / Fur trimmed vest / Wrapped slim skirts / Long tailored coat / Sheaths / Quilted coats / Relaxed jumpsuits ...
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Olympia Le Tan -

UN PEU DE MAGIE Paris: Olympia Le Tan captured the magic of fashion week with her Fall collection. Top hats, playing card prints and bunny motifs brought this amusing, free-spirited presentation to life. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Tuxedo suits / Leotards / Fit-and-flare coats and dresses / Angora sweaters / High-waisted shorts / Mini skirts / Graphic hoodie / Bodycon dress / Belted coats ...
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Julien David -

TACTILE EXPERIMENT Paris: Experimental materials plaid a starring role in Julien David's F/W 14 collection. Long sack silhouettes made up the bulk of the assortment, and were elevated by experimental materials like puckered leather and wire fringe. The palette was almost all-black, but the show ended on a lighter note with some fuzzy blue wools, scribbly motifs , and cool, tonal ombré. ...
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Vivienne Westwood -

TOP HAT AND TAILS Paris: Vivienne Westwood presented her Fall collection with the expected nuances, twists and eclectic mixes that have become the rule! The silhouette was a mix of long, lean, short, layered, tucked, twisted and folded in a medley of fabulous fabrics and prints cleverly ‘thrown’ into the mix – every outfit, a singular statement. — Lizzy Bowring Key items: ...
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vivienne westwood fall 14

Jean Paul Gaultier -

SPACE CASE Paris: For fall, Jean Paul Gaultier presented a kitschy take on space travel, complete with an elaborate set and a diverse cast of models. High-tech materials were a key element of the collection, as were futuristic, cocoon-like silhouettes. Gaultier couldn't help but add in some punk references to give the offering an edge. –Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Rounded flight jackets ...
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Jean Paul Gaultier F/W 2014

Comme des Garçons -

MONSTER MASH Paris: The metaphorical monsters we experience in daily life were the appropriately-inscrutable inspirations behind Rei Kawakubo's latest collection. The clothes themselves featured exaggerated proportions and genius combinations of texture. Though there were reprisals of CDG signatures (i.e. the bump dress), the offering looked fresh and monstrously beautiful. –Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Oversized blazers / Bump dresses / Collaged separates / ...
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Comme des Garçons F/W 2014

Viktor & Rolf -

CRAZY CABLES Paris: This season Viktor & Rolf based their collection on the textures and patterns of cabled knits. Tailored wool jackets and tops were pieced with knit panels featuring an array of cable variations, there were also printed cable motifs, and even a dimensional woven emulating the knit construction. An unexpected series of floral embroideries in bright coral and lavender added ...
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Veronique Leroy -

TEXTURE PLAY + LAYERING Paris: Fall 2014 offered Veronique Leroy the opportunity to play with texture and stacked layering. She seamlessly worked abstract geos, tweedy surfaces and relaxed tailoring in classic proportions producing a chic, contemporary look. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Soft tailoring / Sleeveless jackets / Tapered pants / Midi skirts / Button-front shirts / Sheath dresses / Skirt suits / Relaxed coats ...
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veronique leroy fall 14