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Lanvin, Carven, Rick Owens: The Best Things We Saw on Day 3 of Paris Fashion Week

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Bonjour, Paris! Our fall 2015 collection coverage is wrapping up in fashion's first city. For more of our Paris Fashion Week coverage, click here.

Roland Mouret

Roland Mouret loves discovering new places, and this season's clothes were created with the modern traveler in mind. The models wore fitted pieces that were both graphic and sporty: standouts included a baby blue mini worn over a sheer black turtleneck, and a leather-sleeved skirt suit with a subtle geometric print. Mouret's use of bright colors show that he's unafraid to take risks. Who thought orange and purple were a sartorial match? We didn't, but we can't wait to try it out. — Margault Antonini


For their first collection, newly minted co-artistic directors Adrien Caillaudaud and Alexis Martial stayed in line with the ideas former design head Guillaume Henry established while building Carven's reputation as an advanced contemporary brand that nods to the house's couture roots. Covered-button skirts and high, super-super-tight trousers were paired with skinny turtlenecks and bomber jackets. A few pop-y prints — embroidered metallic floral, paint splatters — were sprinkled in for good measure. We'll have to wait until next season to see if the duo plans on deviating from the path. (After all, Martial only started work on Monday.) — Lauren Sherman


Drome designer Marianna Rosati's medium of choice is leather. For next winter, she took inspiration from the dark, subtle color palette of Erwin Olaf's mysterious photographs. The collection confirmed that she is a master of her go-to fabric; her pieces are so light that you can easily mistake some for wool — or even lurex — from afar. Our highlights? A snakeskin patchwork dress, a pair of burgundy culotte pants, as well as the printed shirts. While leather was dominant, she did deviate to show a selection of colorful and fluffy fur coats. We can't really blame her. — Margault Antonini

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Rick Owens

The arrival of Jared Leto's bleached, cropped hair and clean-shaven face may have commanded the audience's attention for a minute or (five), but as soon as the first model appeared on the runway, it was Owen's moment once again. What a dynamic collection, from the sculptural, seamed tunics and exaggerated origami dresses to the shiny gold fringe on a sequined hooded coat. The models' metallic foiled faces were a mesmerizing thing, but you still couldn't ignore what was bellow the collar bone. — Lauren Sherman

Raphaëlla Riboud

If you're looking for the chicest pajamas in town, just ask Raphaëlla Riboud. Known for her comfortable but equally elegant pieces, the designer took a sexier approach for next season. You can expect sleepwear featuring delicate lace, transparency and a new version of leopard print. Ms. Riboud made her first foray into lingerie with a classic triangle bra and matching briefs. We hope there's more where that came from. — Margault Antonini


Last season, Alber Elbaz celebrated the house of Lanvin's 125th anniversary with a collection dedicated to its founder, Jeanne Lanvin. For fall, on the eve of the opening of the "Jeanne Lanvin" exhibit at the Palais Galliéra, the creative director chose to reflect on his own past in Morocco, where he was born. And it seemed that he had a great time designing this collection. It was as expansive as always, but cleaner and more fluid. Cut-carpet fringe seamed a navy, cream and black jacket, braided tassels decorated a bolero and riding hat. "Nomadic" was the word of the day: there were long fur coats layered over fur scarves and velvet florals, tiered skirts, and tunic tops with the neckline framed in velvet. For the finale, Elbaz chose to send out a series of dazzling black pieces that were covered in paillette florals. Truly a celebration. — Lauren Sherman

Note: This post has been updated to reflect that Alexis Martial, not Adrien Caillaudaud, started at Carven this week.