Paris Fashion Week SS12: Manish Arora, Paco Rabanne, Who:Manish Arora What it made us think of: Me: "I'm looking at this really cool show but I don't know what to say about it. I'm getting the feeling of an Egyptian bird god...in space." Hubby: "So Stargate then." What we liked: birds,...

Here are the rest of our Paris Fashion Week highlights: Balmain Roland Mouret Lanvin Nina Ricci

Paris Fashion Week SS12: Balenciaga, Rue du Mail, YSL Who: Balenciaga What it made us think of: A fashion history roller coaster turned upside down and, perhaps, given hallucinogenic drugs. What we liked: V-neck pocket sweater/dress things, non-shiny jackets, interesting puffy jeans,...

Paris Fashion Week SS12: Jean Paul Gaultier, A. F. Vandevorst, Viktor & Rolf Who:Jean Paul Gaultier What it made us think of: Bad girl pinups rework their boyfriends' clothing. What we liked: tattoo prints, blue stripes, victory rolls, flowing pants, leathers, bloomers, corset belts, smiling...

Posted by Katie Hill at 1:00 pm September 30th, 2011 | 0 comments Wednesday's offering at Paris Fashion Week saw shows from Gareth Pugh (not to mention his infamous after party at Silencio) and Rochas. Pugh presented a futuristic black and white collection with lattice work wrapping around...

Paris Fashion Week SS12: Akris, Dries Van Noten, Haider Ackermann Who: Akris What it made us think of: How to reference cars without using children's bed sheets (1966's Grand Prix was the inspiration for this sleek collection) What we liked: Dresses with racing stripes, harness bags, photo...

see some footage of my last night in Paris. After partying every single night and going to the shows during the morning I'm finally back home in London. I need to rest a little bit now. This year has been the first one for me that I covered 2 full fashion months going to New York, London,...

2011 When I first saw Gareth Pugh's Spring/Summer 2012 collection at Paris Fashion Week one woman sprang to mind. Gaga. She wore a Pugh creation on X factor last year, and its easy to see why Pugh's caged dresses and black silicone masks would go down well in Gaga's camp. While the...

We begin our Paris Fashion Week coverage with Gareth Pugh, Rochas and Mugler. London transplant Gareth Pugh showed his collection on the rue de Turenne at the semaine de mode in Paris, with plenty of leather and exaggerated lapels and collars. This was a tough-looking, almost geometrically...

And here's what I love most about Paris Fashion Week: French brands (for the most part) march to the tune of their own creativity, too snobby to pay attention to trend reports from forecasting agencies (and, yes, that's the reason designers all magically come up with similar trends each...

 

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