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Kenzo – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

In unveiling Kenzo‘s Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Paris Fashion Week, dynamic duo Carol Lim and Humberto Leon tapped into their ardor for the two countries they now call home, the U.S. and France. The latter was paid homage through bright macaroon-colored knits and suits, while Parisian tokens — including the … READ MORE

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Junya Watanabe – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

With his Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented at Paris Fashion Week, Junya Watanabe officially entered his blue period. Japanese designers have always had a fascination with indigo, and Junya offered a master class in the distinctive hue, using it on traditional Japanese boro patchwork, as well as pinstripes, … READ MORE

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Maison Martin Margiela – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Maison Martin Margiela took to Paris Fashion Week to upend conventional menswear fabrics. The Paris-based design house’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection used assorted synthetic polyamides on outerwear, highlighted by neoprene backing on a leather rider jacket, and elsewhere, parachute fabric on long coats worn over lightweight shirts and blazers. A sense … READ MORE

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GIVENCHY – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

For the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at Paris Fashion Week, Riccardo Tisci commissioned Dutch artist Paul Veroude to create an installation made from a disassembled airplane, suspended by steel cables over the center of the circular catwalk. Disassembled parts hung in the air, presenting a stark contrast to … READ MORE

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COMME des GARÇONS – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

While it’s true that fashion and politics make for uneasy bedfellows, Rei Kawakubo — the soft-spoken visionary behind COMME des GARÇONS — tailored the brand’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection around an anti-war statement. “But in a quiet way,” Kawakubo explained, “with no words.” This proved to be something of a distortion … READ MORE

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COMME des GARÇONS Shirt – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

True to the label’s moniker, COMME des GARÇONS Shirt took to Paris Fashion Week to present a Spring/Summer 2015 collection that placed the emphasis on shirting. Subdued blue striped numbers quickly gave way to kaleidoscopic explosions of color, as well as 3D panels across the front. Proportions were distorted … READ MORE

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UNDERCOVER – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

For UNDERCOVER‘s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Jun Takahashi took inspiration from the seminal proto-punk New York band Television, plastering the quartet’s Marquee Moon cover art on a series of outerwear — including parkas, raincoats and bombers — as well as T-shirts and pants. If there’s another dominant theme running throughout the collection, … READ MORE

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Thom Browne – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

“Avant-garde” is probably the most elegant descriptor for Thom Browne‘s seasonal runway shows, and the American designer’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented during Paris Fashion Week, followed in the theatrical footsteps of past presentations. Known for tailored menswear that plays off the regimented look of the archetypal man in … READ MORE

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Dior Homme – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

At Paris Fashion Week, designer Kris Van Assche outlined the blueprint for the Dior Homme Spring/Summer 2015 collection in literal fashion, opening the show with a blue mohair tuxedo in three variations: classic, straight and “fashion,” the latter category embodied by tapered slacks and a boxy jacket … READ MORE

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Saint Laurent – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Even before the Jimi Hendrix doppelganger strode down the runway, it was clear that Hedi Slimane was channeling the Summer of Love at the Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2015 presentation during Paris Fashion Week. Attendees went in expecting a fashion show and were transported to the ’67 Monterey … READ MORE

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Yohji Yamamoto – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Runway Show

Yohji Yamamoto took to Paris Fashion Week with a Spring/Summer 2015 collection that was impressively diverse — featuring looks that were casual, formal, avant-garde and refined — but distinctively Yohji. There were the Japanese designer’s signature quirks, including head scarves and randomly placed leather patches on military-inspired jackets, and … READ MORE