With New York, London, and Milan’s fashion weeks behind our backs, fashion month, as it’s known among the pros, is almost over. Of course, first, we have to witness its grand finale—namely Paris Fashion Week. The City of Lights always hosts the most highly anticipated shows by the top heritage maisons in the industry—Dior, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Chanel.
Speaking of Chanel, this season is extremely important for its new creative director, Virginie Viard, as she presents her first ready-to-wear collection after the passing of Karl Lagerfeld.
Editors will also be looking at Lanvin very closely. The house has had four head designers in the past four years and after the hiring of a fifth one, Bruno Sialelli, at the beginning of this year and subsequently his debut collection (which was very well received), the question is: will he live up to the high expectations of fashion pros and clients?
And while Paris is always about the big names, this season there are a few newcomers, too, most notably Marine Serre, who won the prestigious LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers in 2017, and Y/Project.
Now check out the chicest looks from Paris Fashion Week.
Isabel Marant’s spring 2020 collection had a cool boho vibe to it.
It was all about the prints at Paco Rabanne.
Chloe’s creative director Natacha Ramsay-Levi presented a collection that, the brand defined as “a fundamental vision of relaxed elegance.”
Yolanda Zobel’s sustainable collection for Courreges was brimming with color and 60s silhouettes.
Monochromatic silhouettes in an earthy palette were the highlight of this Lemaire collection.
The looks at Rochas were all about “vibrant colours, soft volumes, precious embroideries, and luxurious fabrics.”
Zadig & Voltaire
Ultra chic, easy-to-wear pieces were at the core of this stylish Zadig & Voltaire collection.
For this collection, John Galliano went to an unlikely place for inspiration—namely World War I and II. The designer put his spin on the uniforms of nurses and soldiers during this time.
Mugler’s show was all about ultra-sexy silhouettes.
Voluminous sleeves and loose-fitting caftan-type of dresses were among the highlights of the Lanvin collection.
Anthony Vaccarello went back to Saint Laurent’s archives for this collection. The designer played with classics such as Le Smoking as well as the brand’s famous Russian collection from 1976.
Victoria Feldman and Tomas Berzins’s spring 2020 collection included some seriously cool (and comfortable) looks.
The hip Paris-based (and produced) brand offered a sportswear-inspired collection brimming with edgy accents.
Logomania at its finest! Serre sent down down the runway models clad in sharp suits printed with her brand’s logo—a halfmoon.
The message from this Dior show? The chicest gardners are those clad in all Dior. Maria Grazia Chiuri’s collection was set among a garden (entirely recyclable and plastics-free) and featured beautiful floral prints, see-through dresses, and suits.