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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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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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PFW SS17: Kenzo

REFLECTING on the Kenzo Takada collection of 1977, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon take us back to studio 54 in this Kenzo SS17 collection. Celebrating the euphoria of cultures, the show space was occupied with hum...
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PFW SS17: Louis Vuitton

SO Nicolas Ghesquière got the ‘80s bug too. Strong shoulders, power-dressing in the form of tailored suits, asymmetric jersey dresses, pointy boots, dramatic makeup, black leather, chunky gold jewellery and a v...
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PFW SS17: Sonia Rykiel

THESonia Rykiel SS17 show at Paris Fashion Week was done in tribute to the late French designer who the industry lost due to complications from Parkinson’s disease on August 25, at age 86. Imparting je ne sais ...
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PFW SS17: Chanel

KARL Lagerfeld has always been one for the latest best thing. For SS17 that was tech. Lagerfeld, in a way only imagined by him and imaginable through the vehicle that is Chanel, manifested tech literally by sen...
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PFW SS17: Mugler

EACH season since his creative director role at Mugler began, David Koma has continued in the tradition of the brand to give each collection it puts out a hook. Usually vaguely thematic – though curtailed to ou...
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PFW SS17: Nina Ricci

PURPLE reigned at Guillaume Henry’s SS17 offering for Nina Ricci. Perhaps a tribute from an enthusiastic fan of Prince who just happens to have an atelier through which to express his emotions, or perhaps Henry...