Raf Simons — Oversized knits and puffer jackets mixed with skinny little tailored pants and boots.Click to Continue!
Paris Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2015, and the European menswear season as a whole, is officially done and dusted. Right now in Paris the Haute Couture collections are being shown, and shortly after that, the entire fashion world as a whole will decamp for New York Fashion Week, which starts on February the 12th. It’s all happening. So without further ado, these my top picks from our week in Paris.Click to Continue!
I’m just going to come right out and say it — Rodeo Drive and all its luxury stores realllllly did it for me when I was in LA. One of the definite highlights of my trip was walking up and down and checking out the window displays, the ready-to-wear, and even the handbags in all the different boutiques. My shameless consumerism knows no bounds. So I did the ultimate tourist thing and took bad photos of the store fronts and logos (plus one sneaky shot of the shoes at Celine). These are those photos. For the record, if you’re aClick to Continue!
Clockwise from left: Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Dries Van Noten. If Milan is the capital of menswear, Paris is the home of men’s fashion. So it would figure that after a remarkably progressive show from Raf Simons one night, we’d wake up the next morning and head to an equally forward-thinking designer’s presentation. Hello, Rick Owens. (By the way, he was in the audience at Raf’s show.) Like usual, the Rick show was held at Bercy, an enormous grass-covered concert/sports center opened in the early ’80s, and, like usual, we walked into near pitch blackness, with a dull spotlight sweepingClick to Continue!
I wasn’t lying the other day when I said that few things excite me more than arriving in Paris and receiving my invitations for the shows. But one of those few things is heading to the Louis Vuitton show on day one of Paris menswear and snapping away a few shots of Kanye West as he walks in the door, sits down at his seat, watches the show and then leaves at the end. What can I say? I’m a diehard fan. Today he arrived wearing a simple white tee, jeans and Louis Vuitton sneaker combo, with the most enormousClick to Continue!