Runway

Nina Ricci Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Ricci’s Sweet Spring – Nina Ricci had shades of classic nobility with models donning egg-shaped, straw enclosure hats as they took to the runway in designer Peter Copping’s elegantly sweet creations. Inspired by the textile…

Balmain Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Balmain’s Western Spring – With a new creative director, Balmain did not lose its rock and roll edge for the spring 2012 season under Olivier Rousteing’s western inspired vision. Skinny jeans, embroidered blazers and leggy…

Thierry Mugler Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

A Pared Down Mugler – After fall’s high octane showing of stage-worthy looks and snarling models, Thierry Mugler creative director Nicola Formichetti presented a toned down spring 2012 collection composed of more minimal, deconstructed looks.…

Balenciaga Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Balenciaga’s Sculpted Spring – Balenciaga’s spring 2012 collection made news with multiple benches collapsing before the show even began leaving editors and other show-goers all standing. Nonetheless, the show went on with creative director Nicolas…

Dries van Noten Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Van Noten’s New Landscapes – For spring 2012, Dries van Noten was inspired by photographs of natural and city landscapes for his collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. The result was a parade of classic…

Gianfranco Ferré Spring 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Ferrè’s Pared Down Spring – In a season of many prints and colors, the Gianfranco Ferrè spring 2012 collection is quite refreshing with its monotone dresses and minimal accessories. The Italian label offered up sleek…

Roberto Cavalli Spring 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Cavalli’s Full-on Glamour – Roberto Cavalli delivered a collection of femininity and toughness for his spring 2012 collection presented in Milan earlier today. Using a dark color palette paired with pastel prints, the Cavalli woman…

DSquared2 Spring 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

DSquared2’s Dirty Denim – Always a label to stick to themes for the runway, DSquared2 designers Dean and Dan Caten paid homage to music festivals with their spring 2012 collection presented on the final day…

Giorgio Armani Spring 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Armani’s Light Spring – Giorgio Armani once again brought Milan Fashion Week to a close with his elegant draping and tailoring on full display for spring 2012. The Armani woman was swathed in pearly fabrics…

Salvatore Ferragamo Spring 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Ferragamo’s Tropical Flash – Salvatore Ferragamo creative director Massimiliano Giornetti envisioned a tropical getaway for the label’s spring 2012 collection. With an explosion of animal prints, vivid color and floral patterns, the Ferragamo woman was…