Showcase of Paris Fashion Week left us awestruck. From Givenchy to Manish Arora, we’ve got you covered for Fall/Winter. Do you think you’ve seen it all? Take a look at our favourite runway moments from Paris!
From satin coat dresses with buttoned sleeves, slip dresses to tops with exposed shoulders injected a hint of sensuality to the collection. Drawing inspiration from African wild life, animal printed blouses make the perfect addition to a workday wardrobe. Scarves with big fur pompoms added a quirky accent to the entire line.
Trends to Watch: Felted flowers on a bold dress, zebra stripes and mismatching bodices.
Going back to what he does best, Tisci presented us with a gothic collection that was intensified with flawless detailing, creating a dark and alluring array of ensembles. Black, navy and oxblood dominating his runway, the collection emphasized on the dark side of the Victorian period.
Trends to Watch: Corsets built into little black dresses & fur jackets.
Mix and match of colorful patch work crafted in rich velvets and soft wools stole the spotlight for Clare Waight Keller. Ponchos, evening dresses and skirts in Bohemian inspired prints will seamlessly translate the spring spirit to fall.
Trends to Watch: Patch work in happy hippie hues.
Inspired by the idea of self-sustained village, Rahul Mishra showcased a luxurious line of silhouettes that narrates a tale of intricate thread embroidery and sheer panels. Weaving magic with Merino wool, his collection ranging from light (whites and pinks) to dark (navy and black) was fashion poetry.
Trends to Watch: Thread embroidery, clean cuts and textile (merino wool).
Bejeweled and Colorfully Extravagant: Manish Arora presented a ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired collection in a riot of colors with jackets, dresses, skirts, sweatshirts and pants peppered up with embellishments. Bomber jacket is another key piece to incorporate in your winter wardrobe.
Trends to Watch: Skirts are going to make a big come back this winter.
Rock concert or runway show? Saint Laurent’s models sashayed down the runway with painted kolhed eyes and blood red lips radiating the punk spirit. It won’t be wrong to call his models as the Rebels! Along with the classic tuxedo, another must have piece to own is a little black leather dress.
Trends to Watch: Shorter and bouncier tulle skirts teamed up with fishnet tights.
Inspired by the mystery of forest, Saab’s women were seen draped in classy silhouettes with a twist of power dressing. What makes a perfect line of daywear and cocktail pieces? It’s the designer’s military trousers, slim tops & fur trim coats.
Trends to Watch: Dresses with short skirts.
Into the wild: Animal pattern inspired leopard textures, abstract zebra stripe jacquard knitted dresses, tops and jumpsuits in a sumptuous palette left us mesmerized. This is our favourite collection so far, and yours?
Trends to Watch: Coats and dresses in tweeds and fox fur.
Following his art gallery and supermarket themes of previous seasons to his current show at a French Brasserie, Karl Lagerfeld focused on daywear reviving the 70’s style.
Trends to Watch: Tweed skirts, puffer jackets and knitted dresses.
Coats and skirts with accents of feather fringes and rich thread embroidery were the high points of the collection. For evening, Elbaz offered rich metallic jacquards and jewel-hued dresses worn with fur outerwear.
Trends to Watch: Leather harnesses on one side of the body, fringing on dresses and 3D passementerie on pants & coats.
Founder Cristóbal Balenciaga’s sculptural shapes, including his bubble skirt, cocooning coat, and rounded sleeved jacket, all showed up on the catwalk. Alexander Wang injected a metropolitan sense of the city streets into these clothes.
Trends to Watch: Textural tweeds, cuffs on outerwear, black & white checked wool and skirted dresses.
Lanvin’s tasseled bib necklaces & earrings along with embellished baseball caps added an edgy twist to the collection. Givenchy’s nose rings, pearls and rhinestones scattered on the face conquered the runway. The Diorama ring by Dior – Powder pink morganite and crystalline aquamarine set in pear-cut diamonds, amethyst and emerald in floral shades will take your jewelry obsession to the next level.
One of the much talked about footwear trend in the coming winters would be the denim patch work Louis Vuitton ankle boots. Inspired from the seventies style, the designer gave a fresh twist to this fashion staple. Crafted in a mix and mash of stone washed denim, this iconic piece will be a must have for your show rack. Reviving the dark glamour of punk, Saint Laurent rocked the show with statement making heels. Lace up and buckled leather boots with silver detailing and metal accents will be positioned high on shoe trend list. Featuring low block heels, high heels to square toe heels, take a step towards the chilly season in Celine’s leather woven shoes adorned with big crystal brooches and rattan detailing.
Fret not! As Paris Fashion Week ends, we will be back with the highlights of the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015.