Bonjour! After tackling the fall 2016 shows in New York, London and Milan, we've reached the final stretch (and, arguably, the pinnacle) of Fashion Month: Paris Fashion Week. Read on for the looks that caught our attention on day eight and stay tuned for more.
This look, which looked so good on one Gigi Hadid, is basically a cream Chanel bag reworked into a quietly chic outfit. I love the contrast of the voluminous coat and matching scarf — made even more dramatic by the bouclé trim — paired with the slim, streamlined bottom of super-opaque, slightly shiny tights with a simple black shoe.
Binx looked so cool in this textured wool dress with a sweater wrapped haphazardly across her shoulders. The cutout at the waist gives it a youthful, slightly rebellious tone it wouldn't otherwise have. Therein lies Karl Lagerfeld's genius.
With the exception of the crimped hair she puts on her models each season, I always want to be a Vanessa Seward girl, so classically chic and subtly cool they all are. And this season, they wear fanny packs. That's a trend I've resisted for a while but I have to say, it looks pretty good here doesn't it?
It's hard to describe how incredible this loose, shimmering outfit looked as it walked down the runway, but it was truly an "ooh, ahh" moment. It's the perfect dress for if you want to bring some drama to an event but don't want to risk looking ridiculous.
Designers' obsession with hiding your hands continued at Ellery. But here it didn't have the "streetwear" feel of brands like Vetements, and instead added to the volume play going on in this look. I also love the pairing of rich blue velvet shoes with black — something we also saw at Rochas.
This look was the perfect marriage of the subtle, ballet-inspired sensibility Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli were going for this season, and the romantic drama they've always been known for. I'd love to see this on a young starlet like Dakota Johnson or perhaps Dakota Fanning, who was sitting in the front row at the show.
Humberto Leon and Carol Lim have a "Jungle Book" collaboration coming out this spring, and for fall they were inspired by another nostalgic cartoon: Sailor Moon. That manifested in a pigtail-with-teased-faux-bangs hairstyle and Japanese schoolgirl-esque clothes that were fun and feminine as well as dynamic and forward-thinking, as the brand's collections always are. In particular, I loved the juxtaposition of the super-modern and sleek patent leather dress and the Victorian-inspired, voluminous blouse underneath.
We've seen a lot of head-to-toe pink this week and I'm not mad about it, but in this look I was particularly into the velvet pants, which would look just as cool with a T-shirt. Also loving the schoolgirl-inspired bag.
This black dress isn't necessarily something I'd wear but it was just so beautiful that it deserves some attention.
Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh
You can't go wrong with a cropped top and high-waisted trousers. I love how small the lettering is on the word "Off." Also, this look screamed Kendall Jenner, who was sitting in the front row with her mom.