A brilliant fashion statement at Balenciaga, where its star designer mingled elements of couture, archival imagery, dramatic volume, and a sense of humor – who else but Gvasalia would make handbags out of car mirrors?
Chez Nina Ricci, the latest offering from designer Guillaume Henry took the house on a Western tour with Cowboy shirts, Dallas-style check coats and a dusty pastel palette worthy of the Four Corners and a John Ford movie.
California’s most watched designer Rick Owens meditated on the fall of civilizations in a show of multiple hats, staged dramatically in the depths of the Palais de Tokyo, with genuflecting colleagues in attendance.
A collection in black and blue – in all its hues - at Christian Dior, where creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri – the house’s first woman designer - has rapidly installed her cool lady meets brainy feminist aesthetic.
Jonathan Anderson, the freest spirit in fashion, continues to break boundaries at Loewe and did again Friday morning with a rich collection, staged inside a darkened UNESCO and driven on by classic Hollywood melodramas.