Category: Runway Shows

Paris Runway Shows

Sonia Rykiel Fall 2019: Iconic Rykiel

French girls in French clothes in Paris. Iconic Rykiel. From the multi-generational throng of Rykiel women walking the Allée Sonia Rykiel which opened summer, to an intimate gallery of portraits for autumn/winter 2019. Julie de Libran’s collection for this season represents an exercise in personal style ‘I wanted it to …
Paris Runway Shows

Rahul Mishra Fall 2019: Waxing Poetic for Home

Once in a while, fashion journos get unforgettable press notes, and the Rahul Mishra Fall/Winter 2019 release is one of those. Beginning with a poem titled “Village Diary,” it went on to describe a trip back to his home in India, diary style of course. Somehow, it feels disrespectful saying …
Paris Fashion Runway Shows

PARIS: CHLOE A/W19

An eclectic combination of girly elements and updated takes on practical silhouettes, Chloé brought us a collection for the effeminate tomboy. Cargo pants met high-waisted bell bottoms, imagined in both plaid and denim. Dresses both short and long featured movable, breathable cuts, focusing on embellishments in the sleeves and neckline—like …
Paris Fashion Runway Shows

PFW: ROCHAS A/W19

Rochas stepped back in time, revisiting the work by Marcel Rochas and his wife Hélène for the house’s Fall/Winter 2019 collection. Instead of following the streetwear trend taking flight all over the world, the Rochas chose to reclaim its heritage, following a trail of Chantilly, silk, organza, and rich wools. …
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PFW: DIOR’S TEDDY GIRLS A/W19

This season, Maria Grazia Chiuri sifted through an array of images, silhouettes, and gender question language in her mind, turning her eyes to Teddy Girls. The term refers to the female counterpoint to Teddy Boys—an early subculture of British fashion where young men dressed in attire inspired by the dandies …
Milan Fashion Runway Shows

MFW: MARNI A/W19 “Neuroerotik”

Marni explored the meeting point between the eroticism of body language and the perplexing plan of neuro-connections in the collection “Neuroerotik”  by doing away with respectability and censorship. The house created a fantaerotic escape game, where each audience member enlisted as a player simply by being present—a game of the …