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THE BEST OF PARIS FASHION WEEK: SPRING 2019 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

BALENCIAGA Presence and the “right now” were the inspiration behind Balenciaga’s spring show, more explicitly, the exploration of what modern clothing means and how that correlates with all the noise around politics and the overconsumption of media news. The clothes themselves had a futuristic aura, as per Balenciaga usual. Tailoring took a contemporary twist in…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK: BEAUTY AND ACCESSORY TRENDS

CREATIVE EYELINER Eyeliner mistakes can be left alone for next spring. Makeup artists at Paris fashion week free-handed (or so it seems) the eyeliner application: Dries Van Noten did a chunky black stroke along the lids, while Christian Dior applied uneven short blotches of black eyeliner along the models' eye corners. OVERSIZED SUNGLASSES The tiny…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK FALL 2018: 5 MUST-SEE SHOWS

Fashion Month is officially over! Paris Fashion Week has drawn to a close, and we've rounded up the best new collections. Don't miss our lowdown on the highlights. Kenzo - La Collection Memento For its third La Collection Memento, season-specific homages to founder Kenzo Takada, designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon looked to French Post-Impressionism,…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK SPRING 2018 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

Last in the month-long line of fashion weeks is Paris, arguably the most artistic out of New York, London, and Milan. The city's in-your-face collections will no doubt dominate fashion editorials in the coming months (see: Balenciaga's platform Crocs and Chanel's PVC thigh high boots), but the Paris runways also showed some surprisingly wearable yet…

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THE TOP TEN SHOWS OF PARIS FASHION WEEK FW17

From February 27th through March 7th, fashion’s elite flocked to the city of lights to see the biggest names roll out their FW’17 collections at Paris Fashion Week. At recent fashion weeks in New York, London and Milan, designers put politics on the runway but in France, the main focus was on fashion, fashion, and…

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RIHANNA BRINGS VERSAILLES VIBES TO FENTY X PUMA SS17

Rihanna consistently tops the charts and now she can add “conquering Paris Fashion Week” to her list of accomplishments. On September 29th, the Badgal made waves with her latest Fenty x Puma collection which deftly combined her signature street swagger with a Versailles vibes.   Tune in soon: @badgalriri presents the #FENTYXPUMA collection live from…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK SS17 – GET THE SCHEDULE!

Paris Fashion Week is coming up soon! From September 27 - October 5, more than 100 designers will present their Spring/Summer 2017 collections in the city of lights. Saint Laurent, Maison Margiela, Balmain, Rick Owens, Valentino, John Galliano, Givenchy, Miu Miu, and Kenzo will be among the labels showing their latest looks on the runway. Get…

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THE TOP 7 SHOWS OF PARIS HAUTE COUTURE FALL/WINTER 2016

When Americans were gearing up for the 4th of July, fashion’s elite were packing for a different kind of fireworks - the show-stopping clothing of Paris Haute Couture week. From July 3rd to 7th, thanks to designers like Givenchy, Chanel, and Valentino, Paris was cloaked in a flurry of ruffles and an avalanche of embellishments.…

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FASHION GETS FLYING WITH ETIHAD AIRWAYS

In the first deal of its kind, Etihad Airways has partnered with WME | IMG to become the official airline of fashion by committing to supporting 17 fashion week events around the world, starting with bringing Oscar de la Renta to the runway of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Australia on May 20th. Other locales that Etihad will…

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GET READY: PAT MCGRATH WILL RELEASE 003

Pat McGrath, world-renowned make-up artist is releasing the third element of her exclusive makeup line. McGrath, who has worked alongside the most notable photographers, editors, and designers in the last 25 years is known for shimmering lids and dewy skin, among other notable looks from specific fashion lines. The makeup artist got her start in the…

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BALENCIAGA – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The Paris Fashion Week show that everyone was waiting for was Demna Gvasalia’s Balenciaga debut. On March 6th, the designer took over the famous fashion house from Alexander Wang. He definitely gave people something to talk about. Gvasalia mined Cristóbal Balenciaga’s archives to understand the famed designer’s way of working with the female body, concentrating on creating certain angles…

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CELINE – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Phoebe Philo gave everyone room to breathe amid the chaos of Paris Fashion Week. On March 6th, the designer presented an airy runway show of Céline’s Fall/Winter collection. Pants were billowy, blouses were sheer, and sweaters cocooned the wearer. Mostly monochromatic looks provided meditative space to concentrate as did roomy silhouettes. The forty-two outfits kept…

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CHANEL – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Usually when recapping Chanel's newest collection, a few sentences must be dedicated to the set. Over-the-top, unique, and unthinkable, Chanel's sets have ranged from supermarkets, to airplanes, to gardens and stopped at a few other daring places in-between. For fall/winter 2016, Chanel surprised us once again, but this time it was for a different reason. A…

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CHRISTIAN DIOR – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The fall/winter 2016 Christian Dior collection was anxiously and curiously awaited. With the departure of Raf Simons and the lack of a new creative director put into place, design was left up to a studio team headed by Lucie Meier and Serge Ruffieux. The two had big shoes to fill and a lot of talk to…

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COMME DES GARCONS – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

For Comme des Garçons, ready-to-wear is simply a rule not to be followed. The 2016 line was unique, fun, over-the-top, and anything but capable of being worn for most days, whether it's a Saturday night special event or a Monday morning at work. Designer Rei Kawakubo used floral fabrics, thick jacquards, three-dimensional structuring, bondage straps, furry details, and…

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DRIES VAN NOTEN – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

On March 2, 2016, Dries Van Noten debuted his Fall/Winter 2016 collection during Paris Fashion Week. For this season, the designer was inspired by the dark affair between 20th century femme fatale Marchesa Louisa Casati and the poet, Gabriele D'Annunzio. The collection seemed to be a mixture of masculine and feminine chic pieces to reflect the…

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GIVENCHY – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Riccardo Tisci showed his ancient Egyptian inspired collection for Givenchy at The Carreau du Temple on March 6th during Paris Fashion Week. Before he was a well-known designer, Tisci had many shows at this venue. For this particular event, the atmosphere was transformed into a wooden maze setting the tone for the Egyptian and mythological…

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HERMES – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

The Fall/Winter 2016 collection for Hermès debuted on March 7th during Paris Fashion Week. For this season, creative director, Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski, went for a neutral palette highlighting many monochromatic styles. Starting off the show was a camel colored top and flowy skirt set. The flowy skirt was seen repeatedly throughout the collection. A variety of…

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LOUIS VUITTON – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

With funky hats, pops of red, and geometric prints, Louis Vuitton's fall/winter 2016 collection, shown on March 9, ended a round of fashion weeks on a high note. Nicolas Ghesquière created a confident and wearable line, both intriguing and easily lovable. The venue was set up to be an underwater world, made in collaboration with the French…

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