Category: Paris

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Yohan Serfaty Men Fall 2010

PARIS, Jan 25, 2010 / FW/ — “The only boundaries which we are chained to are those we impose upon ourselves. They are controlled by our cultural, ancestral fears. Understanding and fighting our fears is the only possibility to reject the boundaries and emancipate ourselves from them,” wrote Yohan Serfaty …
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Qasimi Homme Fall 2010: Poetic and Natural

PARIS, Jan 25, 2010 / FW/ — Naturally poetic, Khalid Al Qasimi, entitled his Fall 2010 menswear collection, “The Boy with the Pearl Tear”, a clever riff of the painting title “The Girl with the Pearl Earring” and perhaps even his own interpretation of the movie with the same title, …
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Blaak Men Fall 2010: Travel, Old World Style

PARIS, Jan 25, 2010 / FW/ — Enigmatically entitled Exodus, with the cross and a crown of thorns as accessories, there was a reference to the Judeo-Christian religion that was never expounded in the Blaak Fall 2010 menswear collection. Instead, Sachiko Okada and Aaron Sharif focus on the general meaning …
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Louis Vuitton Men Fall 2010: Introducing Bleisure

PARIS, Jan 25, 2010 / FW/ — Inspired by Vienna’s Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops), a production community of visual artists, Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Studio Director Paul Helbers, under the Artistic Direction of Marc Jacobs, came up with “bleisure” suits, a new aesthetic that combines business and leisure. In an era …
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Dries Van Noten Men Fall 2010: Modern & Sleek

PARIS, Jan 24, 2010 / FW/ — It was a brilliant riff from the current zeitgeist, our pre-occupation with iPods and MP3 players, something that was not lost on Dries Van Noten who had the models carry their own music on the catwalk. For all we know, it might even …
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Francisco Van Benthum Men Fall 2010: Worth Waiting For

PARIS, Jan 23, 2010 / FW/ — Francisco Van Benthum, who showed in Paris fourth time in a row this season, was inspired by pre-revolutionary Russia, translating the opulence of the Imperial Court and the romance of the Slavic traditional clothes into a contemporary collection. Aptly entitled TSAR, the collection …
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Gustavo Lins Men Fall 2010: Man + Woman

PARIS, Jan 23, 2010 / FW/ — Men might be from Mars and women are from Venus, but in Gustavo Lins’ universe, they co-exist and together they exude a powerful eroticism. Getting elements from the wardrobe of both sexes for his 014 Collection for men, Gustavo Lins blended pronounced shoulders, …
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Viktor & Rolf Men Fall 2010: “Paint it Black”

PARIS, Jan 21, 2010 / FW/ — A rational follow up on their “Little Black Dress” capsule collection, Viktor & Rolf, “Paint it Black” is about texture and somber shades wherein even the usually exuberant silver had been turned solemn you can wear it during a joint session of the …