Runway

Yohji Yamamoto Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Yamamoto’s Victorian Spring – With previous seasons influenced by 60s and 70s style, Yohji Yamamoto looked towards the Victorian era for inspiration with his spring 2012 collection. Models walked down the runway in deconstructed suits…

Lanvin Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Mysterious Glamour at Lanvin – Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz once again worked his magic for the label’s spring 2012 collection with sharp cuts and airy fabrics. Feminine in shape yet darkly mysterious in palette…

Isabel Marant Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Isabel Marant’s Sporty Spring – For spring 2012, Isabel Marant went for a sporty, rock and roll vibe with oversize tees paired up with fitted pants. Youthful and carefree, the Marant woman gets leggy for…

Christian Dior Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Dior’s Tamed Spring – After last season’s Galliano fall-out, fashion house Christian Dior put atelier director Bill Gaytten in charge of its spring 2012 collection and the change was evident. The new season showcased a…

Rick Owens Spring 2012 | Paris Fashion Week

Rick Owens’ Ethereal Spring – Rick Owens’ embraced the color white for his spring 2012 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. Known for his long, futuristic silhouettes, Owens delivered androgynous looks to the max with…

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…