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Kenzo – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

In presenting Kenzo‘s Fall/Winter 2015 menswear collection during Paris Fashion Week, creative directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim were inspired by notion of confronting “the unknown with inimitable curiosity,” explaining, “We celebrate the signs of others and observe symbolism as communication through cult scribbles, care labels and …

White Mountaineering – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection Presentation

For his first showing in Paris, Yosuke Aizawa of White Mountaineering had his models pose in front of a camouflage tent. A visually appealing gesture, but a redundant one, as anyone who’s familiar with the perennially on-the-brink Japanese brand knows that White Mountaineering is synonymous with cold-weather outdoor apparel. …

Yohji Yamamoto – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Emerging in the ’80s with a class of heralded Japanese designers including Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS, Yohji Yamamoto continues to wield considerable influence in the global fashion firmament. His Fall/Winter 2015 men’s presentation at Paris Fashion Week was a showcase for his aesthetic signatures: …

Louis Vuitton – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Presentation

With the presentation of Louis Vuitton‘s Fall/Winter 2015 collection at Paris Fashion Week, creative director Kim Jones paid homage to British artist and cult fashion designer Christopher Nemeth, whose creative output during the ’80s, Jones says, “defined London.” The tribute materialized through the liberal use of Nemeth’s signature hand-drawn …

Pigalle – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

It’s a testament to Pigalle‘s growing influence that the brand — formerly associated almost exclusively with streetwear and basketball — commandeered the Palais Garnier, which is normally the home court of the Paris Opéra, for its Fashion Week presentation. Belying the opulence of the surroundings, the models marched …

Balmain – Fall 2015 Menswear Collection

Balmain‘s creative director Olivier Rousteing unveiled a Fall 2015 menswear collection that held little back. The attire conveyed a uniquely luxurious maximalism, with gilded crests and shields evoking a subtle military air. But these weren’t pieces designed for the trenches; as Rousteing himself declared, these were the uniforms …

Balenciaga Fall 2015 Collection

With the unveiling of Balenciaga‘s Fall 2015 offerings, Alexander Wang unveiled his fourth collection for the revered French fashion house, showcasing minimalist silhouettes and a neutral color palette, one inspired by mineral landscapes and concrete and utterly devoid of color. A studied asceticism was the order of …

Raf Simons – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Pristine white lab coats scribbled with ink drawn doodles set the tone for Raf Simons‘ Fall/Winter 2015 show at Paris Fashion Week: precise, clinical garments were personalized, so that order descended into chaos, a dichotomy that the Belgian designer is always quick to embrace. The raised catwalk …

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 …