Iris Van Herpen couture fall 2016

Sound System: Iris Van Herpen Couture Fall 2016

Sound waves — in particular, the rippling shapes they make when graphed — informed Iris Van Herpen's couture collection today.

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Jul 04, 2016 18:35:00
Schiaparelli couture fall 2016

Circus Act: Schiaparelli Couture Fall 2016

For Schiaparelli couture, designer Bertrand Guyon had the clever idea to reimagine Elsa Schiaparelli's iconic Circus collection from 1938.

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Jul 04, 2016 12:21:00
Vetements spring 2017

Extra Credit: Vetements Spring 2017

In Paris today, Vetements showed its spring collection, the one that got heaps of advance attention for merging men's and women's, and for consisting almost entirely of collaborations with other brands — eighteen of them, to be exact, from Levi’s and Carhartt to Juicy Couture and Brioni.

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Jul 03, 2016 15:58:00
Alexander McQueen resort 2017

Floral Majority: Alexander McQueen Resort 2017

The leading of Alexander McQueen into the light, away from the namesake's darker impulses, is nearly complete. For resort 2017, Sarah Burton looked to that quintessentially British conceit — floral wallpaper — for inspiration, which she applied to demi-couture cocktail attire and exquisite gowns in every way possible except by digital print, and all by hand...

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Jul 03, 2016 13:02:00
Maison Margiela resort 2017

Bzzz: Maison Margiela Resort 2017

John Galliano continued in his voguish vagabond theme for Maison Margiela resort 2017, though slightly more athletic — and now with a buzzy accessory...

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Jul 02, 2016 15:07:00
WOA looks

WOA Looks from Paris Men's Spring 2017

They're intended to inspire, and inspire they do. Here, our WOA (work of art) picks from the Paris men's shows...

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Jun 27, 2016 12:30:00
Thom Browne spring 2017

Survival of the Fit: Thom Browne Men's Spring 2017

Thom Browne's show started with a voiceover: “Good evening, everyone. This is Thom Browne. Before we start, I thought it would be appropriate to observe a moment of silence for the incomparable Bill Cunningham.” In its obituary, the New York Times noted that the photographer, an outstandingly dedicated follower of fashion, resisted the trends of celebrity dressing.

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Jun 26, 2016 17:20:00
Lanvin spring 2017

Dishy Dishabille: Lanvin Men's Spring 2017

Following the appointment of Bouchra Jarrar as the new womenswear artistic director, and Lucas Ossendrijver celebrating his tenth anniversary on the men's side, it is no surprise that all eyes were on Lanvin's men's show today. Jarrar sat front row with her family, eager to show her support, in another change in venue, this time in the cavernous industrial contemporary-art mecca Palais de Tokyo.

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Jun 26, 2016 12:17:00
Dior Homme spring 2017

Refined Renegades: Dior Homme Men's Spring 2017

Attending Kris Van Assche's first show for his now-defunct eponymous label at the Espace Commines back in 2005, it was obvious that he had client-pleasing on his mind, that he was no "three-sleeve jacket designer." Eleven years later, ensconced in his plum job at Dior Homme (quite a feat in an era of designer musical chairs), he still basically has the same message. His shows don't contain concepts that few understand.

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Jun 26, 2016 11:10:00

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