Paris Fashion Week SS12: Gareth Pugh, Balmain, Pedro Lourenço Who:Gareth Pugh What it made us think of: graph paper What we liked: strong lines, crazy makeup, fun hair, purple!, boots, Style.com's hilarious attempts to categorize the looks. Pugh was veering into Rick Owens territory, so I'm...

PARIS, France – Paris Fashion Week SS13 day 2 with Balmain, Manish Arora and super funny Anna Dello Russo cabaret party for HM last night with performance by Zebra Katz and Azealia Banks. As Anna said, let's have a fashion shower! Un po di foto dalla sempre impeccabile sfilata di Balmain,...

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 FW12: Giambattista Valli, Pedro Lourenço, Paco Rabanne Who:Giambattista Valli What it made us think of: TV static and test patterns What we liked: monochrome, chrome edged shoes, 60s shapes, bold patterns, coats, metallic lizard What we didn't: fur (this season's been...

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...

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,...

Paris Fashion Week SS13: Manish Arora, Paco Rabanne Who: Manish Arora What it made us think of: India hopped up on candy What we liked: fish scale armor leggings, sheer leggings, geometric animal heads, jewelry prints, jeweled belts, fish scale everything What we didn't: Some of this went...

Manish Arora + Paco Rabanne: New Delhi-based designer Manish Arora is the new creative director of Paco Rabanne. { WWD , subscription required} Kate Spade Hops Across the Pond: Kate Spade, whose creative director Deborah Lloyd is British, will set up its first permanent UK store later on...

Paris Fashion Week FW12: Jean Paul Gaultier, Manish Arora, Vivienne Westwood Who:Jean Paul Gaultier What it made us think of: Detroit's street racers at their corporate day jobs. What we liked: sheer sweaters, heeled oxfords, leather jackets, leather dresses, a reconstructed feel, punky...

 

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