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Sacai Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

The disco soundtrack blaring overhead gave an indication of the theme for Sacai‘s Spring/Summer 2016 menswear collection: Paradise Garage, the legendary New York disco that had its heyday in the late ’70s and early ’80s. The nightspot was known to attract an eclectic crowd, spanning different colors, ages and …

Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

Wearability isn’t the point of a Thom Browne runway show, which is typically a high-concept, theatrical affair depicting thematic variations on the designer’s signature grey suit. For Browne’s Spring/Summer 2016 presentation at Paris Fashion Week, the overriding theme was rooted in traditional Japanese attire. Embroidered cranes and …

Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2016 Collection

There was a distinct uniformity to Alexander Wang‘s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, featuring a minimalist sensibility combined with a limited color palette confined to black, olive green and dark khaki shades. The individual pieces maintained a utilitarian vibe, with matching jackets and bottoms literally evoking a workingman’s uniform. …

Y-3 Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

Y-3, Yohji Yamamoto‘s ongoing collaboration with adidas, dates back 13 years, long before “athleisure” entered the fashion lexicon. The brand’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection was previewed during Paris Fashion Week alongside a performance by the TAO Dance Theater. Both the clothes and dance company emphasized movement, with loose-fitting silhouettes finished in …

adidas Originals by White Mountaineering Spring/Summer 2016 Paris Fashion Week Presentation

Having previously collaborated on the Stan Smith silhouette for Spring/Summer 2015, adidas Originals and Japan’s White Mountaineering took to Paris Fashion Week to unveil a comprehensive collection featuring both apparel and an expanded footwear range. The apparel side comprises 26 pieces, including jackets, shirts, shorts, cardigans and leggings, all finished in a minimalist color …

Junya Watanabe Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

Junya Watanabe’s prized patchwork motifs are present in the designer’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, but his unique take on classic workwear veers in an unexpected direction with design cues born from a different continent. “Patchwork” has a different meaning here, with the addition of Masai necklaces, wooden spears and …

Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

Raf Simons has cultivated a reputation for clothes that express youthful rebellion, and his Spring/Summer 2016 presentation to kick off Paris Fashion Week kept the wild streak going. Roughly half the models wore head scarves that obscured their faces, and even more were attired in oversized mac raincoats …

Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

Designer Kim Jones regularly flies the world in search of inspiration and new perspectives, and for Louis Vuitton‘s Spring/Summer 2016 range, the themes of travel and adventure were twin guideposts for a collection infused with precious silks and indigo-dyed leather. Birds of paradise and ornate Eastern blossoms were …

Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2016 Collection | Runway Show

While Yohji Yamamoto‘s signature loose-fitting silhouettes were indeed in attendance at the Japanese designer’s Spring/Summer 2016 presentation during Paris Fashion Week, it was the vertical stripes and painterly brush stroke-like effects, rendered in glorious color against Yohji’s favored muted tones, that caught the eye. Additional visual flourishes …