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Valentino Spring 2015: A Grand Journey

Valentino Spring 2015–Inspired by the Grand Tour—a bygone passage for European young men to travel and experience culture in mainly France and Italy—Valentino designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli take an excursion of their…

Chanel Makes a Statement for Spring 2015

Chanel Spring 2015–Transforming the Grand Palais into a street-like runway, Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld took on the feminist movement (or a version of it) for the brand’s spring-summer 2015 show. The collection began with…

Saint Laurent Spring 2015: Rock On

Saint Laurent Spring 2015–Hedi Slimane continued his devotion to the rock and roll scene for the spring-summer 2015 collection from Saint Laurent presented during Paris Fashion Week’s sixth day of shows. The era of choice…

Elie Saab Spring 2015: Underwater Love

Elie Saab Spring 2015–Inspired by the sea, Elie Saab’s spring-summer 2015 collection took the Lebanese designer’s creations to new depths with ombre effects, water prints and even fish-shaped motifs. Silk cady gowns, lace fabrications and…

Giambattista Valli Spring 2015: Putting on the Fringe

Giambattista Valli Spring 2015–With only three days left of Paris Fashion Week, Italian designer Giambattista Valli presented his vision for spring-summer 2015 with an outing of sweet and feminine looks that did not shy away…

Stella McCartney Spring 2015: The Ease of Daytime

Stella McCartney Spring 2015–While last season was a story of comfy knits and fringe, for her spring-summer 2015 collection, Stella McCartney channeled the seventies with a feeling of languid ease. From a white utilitarian jumpsuit…

Givenchy Goes Black & White for Spring 2015

Givenchy Spring 2015–Riccardo Tisci, creative director of Givenchy, unveiled a nearly all black and white collection for the brand’s spring-summer 2015 outing. Besides the color palette, a theme of corsetry was a reoccurring thread throughout…

Chloe Takes on Folklore for Spring 2015

Chloe Spring 2015–Yesterday, the news broke that Chloe founder Gaby Aghion passed away at the age of 93. Current creative director Clare Waight Keller dedicated the label’s spring-summer 2015 collection to Aghion who is often…

Celine Spring 2015: A Nostalgic Mood

Celine Spring 2015–While last season was an ode to long knits, for Celine’s spring-summer 2015 collection, designer Phoebe Philo took on nostalgia with a seventies inspired outing of looks. A contrast to the minimalist aesthetic…

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2015: A Farewell to Ready-to-Wear

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2015–Saying goodbye to ready-to-wear with his spring-summer 2015 collection, Jean Paul Gaultier put on a show which featured the theme of a beauty pageant. With categories ranging from “Miss Footballer’s Wife”…