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PFW: Issey Miyake SS20

In a wide-open space, perfect for activities and free-flow dressing, Issey Miyake presented its new collection with a true show. Inspired by the sole idea of bringing diverse people together to celebrate joy, the brand welcomed dancing, skateboarding, and jumping models to show off the newest pieces. Some entered in …
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PFW: Off-White SS20

Stadium seating opposite a wall of draped fabric set the stage for Off-White’s pared down presentation. As models walked by, a camera rigged to the ground took visual notes of the new looks—inspired by the power a woman has, strong enough to withstand a meteor shower. That meteor shower, although …
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PFW: VALENTINO SS20

Valentino’s show was a tropical traverse through designer Pierpaolo Piccoli’s mind. Foliage from the jungle was seen reimagined, gracing garments and accessories with bold colors like jungle green, fiery red, tangerine, and amaranth purple. On the brand’s mood board were an array of inspirational touchpoints—ranging from glowing light fixtures to …
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PFW: Hermès SS20

In a warm, immersive space reminiscent of terracotta and leather, Hermès presented its latest collection. The house’s loyalty to leather was heightened this season with new details like advanced strap closures, pleats, and cutouts. Tops with wide crisscross straps were open at the back; dresses to the knee with pleats …
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PFW: Chloé SS20

Chloé declared its new collection an essential manifesto for the Chloé wearer, updating traditional feminine dress with a twist of romantic realism. A palette of delicate hues like laurel green, jasper, muted navy, lavender gray, and old rose graced a selection of garments that were masculine in fit, while upholding …
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PFW: Y/PROJECT FEMME SPRING SUMMER 2020

Y/PROJECT CELEBRATES VERSATILE WOMEN Bending. Distorting. This is what Y/PROJECT’s Glenn Martens does when it comes to offering his vision of fashion and art. From the mutant Strauss soundtrack to the upside-down looks he sends down the runway, the Y/PROJECT FEMME SS20 show is a pure manifesto of what the …
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PFW: Faith Connexion SS20

At the regal Salon Marceau, on patterned wood lacquer floors and against a white backdrop, Faith Connexion’s presented its latest collection—an exploration of styles and eras. Here, Nikola Vasari, the brand’s first-ever Creative Director, celebrates exactly one year at the brand with Spring/Summer 2020 as his second collection. On the …
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PFW: ANAÏS JOURDEN SS20

Library of an eminent Parisian school – gold-tinged light floods the scene Let’s go back to school, feed our hungry hearts with the wisdom of others Let’s devour their words, play them back in our heads like a pop chorus, releasing them at last in our own voice – A …
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PFW: SAINT LAURENT SS20

Yesterday in Paris, Saint Laurent pierced the sky—and the emotions of fashion patrons from all generations—with an unforgettable show. Over the past few years, its Creative Director, Anthony Vaccarello, has turned the show into a must-see spectacle for Paris and the world, but this year was a uniting of those …
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Paris Fashion Week: Marine Serre SS20

Outside under a drizzle of rain, Marine Serre’s latest collection “Marée Noir” pulled on the strings of post-apocalyptic imagination. Mental and actual wars with climate change, mass extinction, and evolution were translated in an array of garments and accessories. Models of all ages and ethnicities took to the runway to show …