It was fitting that Paris Fashion Week took place in the week before International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, for this was a season marked by bold feminist fashion and collections expressing a deep belief in the value of multiculturalism.
Survivors of acid attacks modeled clothes designed by Bangladeshi supermodel-turned-designer Bibi Russell at a catwalk in Dhaka on Tuesday, in an effort to stamp out prejudice against victims of these brutal assaults.
Rihanna’s presentation for Puma ended Monday’s shows on a sports/streetwear note. The National Library of France was transformed into an original Fashion Week venue, with library tables serving as the runway.
A real fashion first by Louis Vuitton, which became the first brand to stage a runway show inside the Louvre, a collection that creative director Nicolas Ghesquière said was aimed at breaking down frontiers.