Paris Fashion Week

PARIS | Music dominates Balmain’s couture-infused Paris show

PARIS  — Balmain’s ode to Parisian couture impressed insiders at Paris Fashion Week on Friday almost as much as the show’s infectious soundtrack, which had model Cara Delevingne lip-synching. Issey Miyake, meanwhile, took the occasion to introduce a new inventive fashion material. Here are some highlights from the Spring 2019 shows: BALMAIN’S CHANNELS PARIS FASHION … Continue reading PARIS | Music dominates Balmain’s couture-infused Paris show

PARIS | Fire, color and Gaultier’s new guise hit Paris Fashion Week

PARIS — The ever-inventive Rick Owens nearly cooked his front row at Paris Fashion Week thanks to a giant burning sculpture, while Indian designer Manish Arora brought the colors of a carnival and Carnival to a zany spring collection that stylishly followed no rules. Here are some highlights from Fashion Week events on Thursday: RICK … Continue reading PARIS | Fire, color and Gaultier’s new guise hit Paris Fashion Week

PARIS | Margiela touts genderless fashion in Paris with new campaign

PARIS  — Maison Margiela went co-ed in Wednesday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week, as designer John Galliano bravely championed gender difference in a powerful new runway show. It’s an important issue everywhere, but particularly in the image-driven global fashion industry which has intentionally blurred the definition of and boundaries between men’s and women’s clothes in … Continue reading PARIS | Margiela touts genderless fashion in Paris with new campaign

PARIS | Starry Saint Laurent show in Paris sees models walk on water

PARIS — With a powerful front row of stars, Saint Laurent headlined the second day of Paris Fashion Week in an eclectic French twist on American styles that featured models walking on water. Tuesday’s spring-summer collections also showcased emerging talents: from 26-year-old designer Marine Serre to the Tokyo-based house Anrealage. Here are some highlights: YSL … Continue reading PARIS | Starry Saint Laurent show in Paris sees models walk on water

PARIS | Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

PARIS  — Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashion Week’s first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior’s balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps racecourse. While, Gucci held its evening spectacle at France’s answer to Studio 54, the iconic Le Palace — once the … Continue reading PARIS | Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

Dior’s ’60s flower power celebrates women’s rights in Paris

PARIS/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The subzero temperatures didn’t dampen Paris Fashion Week, which began with the flavors of Morocco from designer Simon Porte Jacquemus and kicked into higher gear with a bright flower-power ode to female empowerment from Dior. Here are some of Tuesday’s highlights at the fashion shows: FLOWER POWER AT DIOR Gabriella Wilde’s … Continue reading Dior’s ’60s flower power celebrates women’s rights in Paris