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17 Looks We Loved From the Weekend of Paris Fashion Week

From Acne to Sonia Rykiel.
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Bonjour from Paris! We're in the home stretch of fashion month with many of the best and biggest shows yet to come. Read on for the looks we loved from the runways on days four, five and six, and click here for even more reviews from the season.

Loewe

A look from the Loewe Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Loewe Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Jonathan Anderson played with incorporating practical elements into formal designs and this strapless gown strikes a refreshingly casual tone. Of course, my favorite part of this look is the cat-shaped bag.

Issey Miyake

A look from the Issey Miyake Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Issey Miyake Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Issey Miyake is known for employing fabric techniques you likely won't find anywhere else. For this particular look, a special glue is printed on the fabric and baked with heat to create pleats while meticulous line patterns create a mesmerizing optical effect. I wouldn't necessarily wear this look, but like any Issey Miyake design it was cool to watch come down the runway.

Each X Other

A look from the Each x Other Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Each x Other Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

The Paris-based collective behind Each x Other must have drawn a bigger crowd than expected: a significant portion of seated guests had no choice but to stand, and some were even bumped from their seats due to a slightly late arrival by Luka Sabbat and his girlfriend. The clothes didn't disappoint, though, filled with cool-girl tailoring and streetwear elements. What's not to like about a pink logo sweatshirt?

Redemption

A look from the Redemption Fall 2017 Collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Redemption Fall 2017 Collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Redemption's Bebe Moratti doesn't shy away from a sexy look. His Fall 2017 collection was high-octane — think Napoleonic rocker vibes and ultra formfitting micro dresses — and slated for rebellion. Moratti said he was inspired by the Women's March. (And, as usual, he will be giving 50 percent of proceeds to charity). One favorite? The opening look. His hard-edged patent leather minidress feels tailor made for a bombshell on a Harley. Not everyone can pull it off, but if you can, run with it. —Ashley Simpson

A look from the Redemption Fall 2017 Collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Redemption Fall 2017 Collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A shimmering red gown with a deep V and open back (all the better to view model Cat McNeil's graphic tattoos) made for an alluring close to a very Italian, sharply tailored collection. — Ashley Simpson

Zuhair Murad

A look from the Zuhair Murad Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Zuhair Murad Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Zuhair Murad is best known for his red-carpet-ready couture and bridal collections, so it's not surprising that the strongest looks from his fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection were on the more formal end of the spectrum. This embroidered baby-doll dress was a nice playful addition.

Alexandre Vauthier

A look from the Alexandre Vauthier Fall 2017 collection. Photo: courtesy Alexandre Vauthier

A look from the Alexandre Vauthier Fall 2017 collection. Photo: courtesy Alexandre Vauthier

It's hard to deny that Alexandre Vauthier's clothes are made for smoking-hot bodies like Bella Hadid's. At the same time, it's hard to not want something she wears because she looks so hot! It's a catch-22. I found this velour pantsuit especially appealing thanks to the clever combination of sophisticated tailoring and comfortable, stretchy fabric. I'd prob wear a shirt with it, though.

Drome

A look from the Drome Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Drome Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

What you may not be able to tell about this dress in the photo is that it's part leather, part silk. Designer Marianna Rosati's ability to seamlessly meld fundamentally different fabrics together never fails to amaze.

Acne

A look from the Acne Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Acne Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

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The first word that comes to mind when thinking about Acne's fall 2017 collection is "swathed." Models were covered head-to-toe in cozy knits. In the show notes, designer Jonny Johansson described "carving out your own world and creating garments to survive within it." There was a bit of a crafty, handmade, used feel to many of the pieces. In particular, this look made me want to start throwing an oversize scarf over everything I own.

Nina Ricci

A look from the Nina Ricci Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Nina Ricci Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Nina Ricci by Guillaume Henry pretty much epitomizes the woman I want to be when I "grow up." It's clever and elegant and subtly sexy. This monocromatic navy is perfect for daytime and the lace gloves are a surprising touch.

Sonia Rykiel

A look from the Sonia Rykiel Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Sonia Rykiel Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

There was a lot to look at in Sonia Rykiel's fall 2017 collection; Artistic Director Julie de Libran seemed to be following a "more is more" rule, but there were still plenty of wearable options, like this perfect shearling motorcycle jacket and chic pajama set.

Balenciaga

A look from the Balenciaga Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Balenciaga Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

It's hard not to smile at the cheeky pink Balenciaga logo at the bottom of this polka-dot gown.

Céline

A look from the Celine Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Celine Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

Once again, Phoebe Philo succeeded in creating clothes that women want to wear in that moment. Specifically, this trench-and-scarf situation would have been ideal for the torrential rain Paris has been getting this week.

A look from the Céline Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Céline Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

I love the neckline and bodice here, and the way in which the shoulders are exposed. It feels both new and familiar.

Valentino

A look from the Valentino Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

A look from the Valentino Fall 2017 collection. Photo: Imaxtree

The pink trend was still pretty prevalent this season, but chances are it's on its way out. If so, this velvet gown was an excellent send-off.

Maggie Marilyn

A look from the Maggie Marilyn Fall 2017 collection. Photo: courtesy of Maggie Marilyn

A look from the Maggie Marilyn Fall 2017 collection. Photo: courtesy of Maggie Marilyn

I loved this frilly, cool-girl update to the trench coat by up-and-coming New Zealand designer Maggy Marilyn. Note the shearling collar, something we've been seeing a lot of this week.

Johanna Ortiz

A look from the Joanna Ortiz Fall 2017 Collection. Photo: courtesy of Joanna Ortiz

A look from the Joanna Ortiz Fall 2017 Collection. Photo: courtesy of Joanna Ortiz

I never saw myself trying out the one-sleeve or all-over velvet trends until this dress. I think the coordinating earring is key.

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