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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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Louis Vuitton – Spring/Summer 2015 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

At Paris Fashion Week, the Louis Vuitton Spring 2015 menswear collection featured apparel made for the “modern Maharajah,” according to designer Kim Jones. He dedicated the show to his late mentor, Louise Wilson, a former Central Saint Martins professor who had suggested that Jones make a pilgrimage to India last February. Consequently, the collection …

Y-3 – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

With a theme inspired by the world’s last and only hope – superheros – Y-3 struts their latest women’s and men’s fashions down the runway at Paris’ Fashion Week. The on-going Yohji Yamamoto and adidas collaboration demonstrated the designer’s fascination with superhero costumes mixed with a nod …