The Fashionista team is in Paris, bringing you the best of the collections. Read on for our reports on the latest from the runways, including Chanel, McQueen and Valentino.
A.P.C.'s salon-style presentations are a Paris Fashion Week highlight, thanks to founder Jean Touitou's endless string of oh-so-wise one-liners. This season, Touitou spoke about moving beyond simplicity into the sublime. "Fashion is born from the need for change," he said. "My work has always been about simplicity. But after hanging out with hip hop artists, I decided not to be so humble anymore." (Thanks for that, Kanye.) For spring, the designer showed a lineup of refined trenches, railroad-stripe denim and dusty-colored pleated skirts, jumpsuits and blouses that were quite sexy-- but never crass. These clothes -- still utilitarian in their function -- had a polish that elevated the overall look. Sublime indeed. -- Lauren Sherman
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This year's ANDAM award winner showed ice-sculpture-like 3-D dresses engineered with the help of architects Philip Beesley and Niccolò Casas and artist Jolan Van der Wiel. -- Lauren Sherman
For spring 2015, creative director Sarah Burton was inspired by her personal collection of vintage kimonos and fabric swatches, collected over years of trips to Japan. For spring 2015, creative director Sarah Burton was inspired by her personal collection of vintage kimonos and fabric swatches, collected over years of trips to Japan. -- Lauren Sherman