Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 Day 5 Recap | Jean Paul Gaultier, Viktor & Rolf, Haider Ackermann + More

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Jean Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier set the stage of his spring 2014 runway show with a reality competition inspired setting were models were judged on their dancing with critical judges. Leather played a major component in the new season with designs evoking the musical “Grease”.

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood delivered an eclectic outing inspired by a visit to the Canterbury Cathedral for her spring 2014 collection. The collection had a medieval theme, at times literal, and at other times more symbolic.

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Haider Ackermann

For spring 2014, Haider Ackermann designed an androgynous wardrobe for his woman with elongated suit jackets, baggy trousers and sheer skirts. The designs were romantic yet sleek with a focus on layered silhouettes.

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Acne

Acne designer Jonny Johansson delivered an outing of slouchy silhouettes with a slightly utilitarian aspect for the Swedish label’s spring 2014 collection. A color palette of white transforms into more primary colors like red, yellow and blue.

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Viktor & Rolf

Viktor & Rolf transformed the classic schoolgirl uniform for their spring collection. Vests and pleated plaid skirts were either exaggerated or decorated with emblems.

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Comme des Garcons

Commes des Garcons’ Rei Kawakubo delivers a conceptual collection for spring, with 3d forms that are more artwork than fashion. The creations paired with her own vision of sneakers, truly give pause.

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Junya Watanabe

Sending out models with tangled dreadlocks, Japanese designer Junya Watanabe presented a collection of frayed and fringed separates for his spring collection which was inspired by a hyper-realized version of cowboys and Indians.