It’s definitely not who you’re imagining.
Anchoring the month of fashion weeks is no easy feet, but Paris has never shied away from the challenge. With the longest line-up of presentations (beating out even NYFW) and arguably some of the largest scale productions, there’s a LOT to take in. From the season’s newfound artistic inclinations, to some “fringe benefits,” we’ve distilled the best-of-the-best from The City of Lights.
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From spectacular fountains to varied modes transportation, let’s take a look at his best.
If you want grand, artistic statements with your fashion, look no further than Paris! On the penultimate day of the Spring 2014 season, critics were buzzing about Valentino and Alexander McQueen‘s refined takes on ethnic craftsmanship. And then, of course, Karl Lagerfeld went all “Picasso Baby” at Chanel.
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Critics thought a number of designers proved themselves masters of sex on the next-to-next-to-last-day of the French collections.
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We’re always appreciative when a fashion show offers us something beyond the clothes to look at up close. This morning at Chanel’s spring 2014 show, Karl Lagerfeld satisfied show-goers’ needs to see more than just the usual ephemeral runway looks as they briskly walk by, with a full-on gallery installation.
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The designers have so much to say.
Behold the makeup mask, courtesy of makeup genius Pat McGrath at Givenchy.
They have arrived.
When it comes to unwearable fashion, we’ll always have Paris! On the fifth day of what seems like an interminable cycle of shows, critics were loving Rei Kawakubo’s ripost to the whole hamster wheel fast fashion marketing machine at Comme Des Garçons. All was not anti-commercial, however. Things were conceptual–and full of merch–at Haider Ackermann and Junya Watanabe.
Find out what the critics were buzzing about.
Nicholas Kirkwood has had an intense couple of weeks. The British shoe designer, who founded his line 2004, announced eight days ago that he would be entering into a partnership with LVMH. The luxury conglomerate now owns a majority stake in the company.
That’s a big change, but at his Spring 2014 presentation on Thursday, Kirkwood seemed calm as ever.
Fashion loves a tech stunt. Google Glass at DvF, Fallon’s Samsung Galaxy collaboration, and Burberry’s partnership with Apple are just a few recent examples of sartorial superstars geeking out on gadgets. Just today, the CFDA and Google announced a shop-via-Google-Hangout initiative, where users can simultaneously talk and shop with CFDA designers. But while these collaborations Read more →