If Spring 2011 is all about layers and combinations of bright colors, then Fall 2011 is shaping up to be all about layers and combinations of strong textures. Python, velvet, fur, tweed, wool, sequins, leather – the more materials you can pile on to an outfit, the better, and Dries Van Noten...

The Active Classic–Dries Van Noten fused his acclaimed vision with the qualities of an active lifestyle for his latest outing. Ushering in a season of suiting separates and covetable knits, spring's collection looked to silk and leather for a special appeal. Taking ordinary pieces like a pair...

" With gas prices on the rise and the current political unrest in the Middle East, our recovery may be slowed, and fashion inspiration could become embedded in that period of time (1930-1950) which we currently relate to, and hope does not repeat itself. To view fifty fabulous photos of the...

PARIS, Mar 5, 2011/ FW/ — Set in one of the governmental buildings of Paris' Hôtel de Ville, this hall was once used for royal galas and affairs fit for royalty. Today, used as the location for the Dries Van Noten Fall Winter show, the impressiveness of the salon was matched by their...

This was one of the shows I was most looking forward to for Paris Fashion Week. Chloe's fall 2011 outing fully embraced a minimal silhouette but added some maximalist appeal with reptile prints in neutral shades. Designer Hannah MacGibbon had the Chloe woman donning belted dresses, relaxed...

Is the future bleak for women and not men? What are your thoughts? Feel free to comment below: To view fifty photos from Chanel's fall 2011 runway show during Paris Fashion Week, please click here . Chanel fall 2011 collection Paris Fashion Week. All Photos: Getty Images.

Louis Vuitton fall 2011 Paris Fashion Week takes us on a vintage train ride Louis Vuitton showed their fall 2011 collection on a square stage Wednesday at Paris Fashion Week, and it took Fashionista back to a time when train travel was chic and apparel was tailored and ladylike. Louis Vuitton...

Louis Vuitton menswear for fall 2011 Paris Fashion Week Louis Vuitton showed the fall/winter 11/12 menswear collection during Paris Fashion Week and the collection was filled with red/black, white/black, deep browns and all black ensembles. In addition, there was a large collection of handbags...

Phillip Lim takes his show abroad for his first showing during Paris Fashion Week. Adding a certain casualness to his signature narrow cuts, Lim embraces another season of elasticated ankles, bringing leather along for the ride. Creating leather panels for outerwear and embracing the biker...

Here's my confession: I was not a fan of this past Paris Fashion Week. The runways were spewing with shapeless, colorless garments and, in my opinion, were often similarly bereft of imagination. ‘Course, not everything was like that, and in rooting around a bit, I found some shows whose more...

 

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