Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 Day 3 Recap | Balmain, Lanvin, Balenciaga + More

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Balenciaga

After a successful debut collection for fall, Balenciaga creative director Alexander Wang ushered in a new ease for the label’s spring collection with sporty touches, pretty pastels and sheer fabrics.

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Carven

Carven creative director Guillaume Henry showcased neon camouflage, gingham prints, pastel separates and romantic details for the label’s spring 2014 collection.

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Balmain

Balmain found inspiration in Parisian glam 90s style with a spring collection of gingham prints, overalls and houndstooth prints. Boxy jackets paired with flared skirts added a flirty take to the new season.

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Rick Owens

Rick Owens ditched traditional models for a runway show featuring girls from four American step teams. The girls danced in the spring 2014 collection for an energetic show featuring a modified version of Owens’ signature silhouettes and color palette.

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Nina Ricci

Nina Ricci’s Peter Copping kept it light and feminine for spring, creating softer versions of menswear inspired basics like dress shirts or waist coats.

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Barbara Bui

Barbara Bui embraced denim for the spring season, made with a sporty edge that fit well for a cool, daytime wardrobe.

Alber Elbaz found a way to make a collection full of shine and metallics luxe for Lanvin’s spring 2014 collection. Opulent lamés and rich brocades brought a polished finished to the brand’s elegant styles.

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Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester explored rocker chic looks with a romantic edge for her spring 2014 collection which struck a chord with an art nouveau aesthetic.