After New York, London and Milan, with the Paris Fashion Week the curtain falls on womenswear’s month.
Starting off this edition of the French fashion kermesse, the show by Off-White.
The brand took on the catwalk the last collection designed by the founder Virgil Abloh, passed away last December.
To pay homage to the stylist, a multitude of top models, from Naomi Campbell to Amber Valletta, from Candice Swanepoel to Joan Smalls, and sisters Gigi e Bella Hadid, but also tennis champion Serena Williams.
The co-ed proposals of the brand emphasize a glam couture with decise street traits, alternated to contemporary allure tailoring.
Dior and Saint Laurent make the Ville Lumière chine
Among the most anticipated défilé opening the Paris Fashion Week, Dior stands out, actualizing the griffe’s most traditional codes for fall/winter 2022/2023.
Womenswear creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, created a metamorphic collection exploring the world of embroideries.
Experimentation goes through technical net dresses, but also nylon and cashmere.
The maison Saint Laurent celebrates 60 years with thin and essential silhouettes and super light fabrics.
The collection by Anthony Vaccarello uses silk to define fluid skirts with tulle hems and slip dresses under large coats.
Paris Fashion Week: great names from Loewe to Stella McCartney
In a crescendo of great names, the fashion week has seen shows like Chloé with collections by Gabriela Hearst, Rick Owens and Isabel Marant.
For Loewe, creative director Jonathan Anderson made contoured dresses and leather jackets, felt corsets and draped dresses.
Then came Yohji Yamamoto for Hermès, and Elie Saab and Ann Demeulemeester.
Stella McCartney celebrated painter and sculptor Frank Stella transforming practical clothes into dressing art, using velvet textures and green materials.
The impactful shows of Balenciaga and Valentino
The défilé by Balenciaga needs no explanation, creative director Demna Gvasalia made the models walk through a kind of huge boule de neige.
Among the wind and the snow making the walk difficult, representing resilience during hardships, there are second skin overalls, coats and knitted dresses.
With Valentino, instead, the color pink gets the scene. Pink PP is the name of the nuance developed with Pantone.
A lively candy pink that, with the exception of some black looks, covered mini dresses, jumpsuit, fluid suits and also more casual T-shirts and trousers.
On the contrary, essential is the keyword for Daniel Roseberry, who designed for Schiaparelli a disciplined palette in black, white and gold.
Among his designs, satin slips and mini dresses with gold piercing.
Also Matthew M. Williams for Givenchy applied classic couture to a functional everyday dressing.
Louis Vuitton and Chanel end Paris Fashion Week
For this fashion month gran finale, Nicolas Ghesquière took the Louis Vuitton collection to the Musèe d’Orsay.
The cold season has an alternation of layering and sweaters with striped patterns and sporty polo shirts.
Giambattista Valli brings back tulle in pastel nuances, together with lace dresses, animalier coats and embroiled dresses.
Virginie Viard for Chanel celebrates tweed with suits, tailleur and coats in the iconic material.
Ending the Paris Fashion Week a dark Miu Miu, with leather suits, oversize coats and low waist mini skirts.
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