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PFW AW17: Chanel

SPACE is the final frontier – and one for which fashion has always had a continuing fascination. Given that Karl Lagerfeld is far and away the master of dramatic presentation, it is fitting that he chose space ...
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PFW AW17: Louis Vuitton

THE inspiration behind Nicolas Ghesquière’s AW17 collection for Louis Vuitton was all about blurring the lines and mixing up opposites. Blending the urban  with the countryside and folklore, heritage with the f...
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PFW AW17: Mugler

DAVID Koma is now designing entirely for a Mugler woman that is very much à la mode. At Paris Fashion Week this season the brand’s creative director was finally able to delve into the house’s essence and resurr...
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PFW AW17: Balenciaga

DEMNA Gvasalia continued his rule of the roost in matters of cool at the Balenciaga AW17 catwalk show in Paris. Starting with a bang by warping clothing directly on the body, cumbersome leather and woollen chec...
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PFW AW17: Céline

SIMPLE. Wearable. Powerful. Those are the key words with which we could describe Phoebe Philo’s AW17 collection for Céline. As Philo is against press releases and refuses to give interviews post-show, we are al...
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PWF AW17: Dior

EMPOWERMENT is a word that evokes images of suffragettes in white or, more recently, hundreds of thousands of people marching in protest. In the hands of Maria Grazia Chiuri in her latest ready-to-wear collecti...
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PFW AW17: Balmain

BALMAIN has garnered a reputation for edgy garments that ooze modernity. But this season, Olivier Rousteing went for something a bit more rock n’ roll. Featuring looks more likely to be seen at a Bon Jovi ...
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PFW AW17: Kenzo

KENZO’S creative directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim made a politically motivated call-back to the brand’s maverick fashion milestones for AW17. By showing us what Kenzo Takada achieved as a designer who soug...
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PFW AW17: Chloé

WITH her last show for the French house of Chloé, the English designer and the brand’s creative director of six years Clare Waight Keller left on a high note with everyone praising the collection and alluding t...
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PFW AW17: Maison Margiela

JOHN Galliano and Maison Margiela are continuing to prove they go together better than chocolate and peanut butter with their latest AW17 Collection.   Galliano pulled back the layers of fabric f...
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MFW AW17: Fendi

UNDER the creative leadership of Karl Lagerfeld, a Fendi collection can go in many directions – never boring – but always sets you thinking. The Fendi AW17 shows the inimitable power of Lagerfeld and accesso...
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MFW AW17: Prada

WHAT we saw at Prada’s AW17 show was an extension and a continuation of what the house presented during Milan Fashion Week Men’s last month. Hence ‘70s corduroy and velvet flares with furry belts and Baker Boy ...
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MFW AW17: Emilio Pucci

PUCCI’S current creative director Massimo Giorgetti took the brand fashionably into 2017 at MFW. Beginning with fruity hues that burst onto the catwalk in orange and lime sequinned silks, fringe was the main fe...