Runway

Valentino Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Valentino’s fall 2011 lacy day wear hit the runway for Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, and designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli had true ready-to-wear creations on their hands with feminine dresses and…

Chanel Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Chanel gone post-apocalyptic? The fall 2011 collection from creative director Karl Lagerfeld had all of the undertones of dystopian fashion with fingerless gloves, patchwork pockets and large cloaks. The background included a volcanic backdrop with…

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Amid rumors predicting Yves Saint Laurent creative director Stefano Pilati’s pending departure (he’s here to stay, by the way), the Italian designer delivered one of his strongest collections yet for the fall 2011 season. Impeccable…

Chloe Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Chloe’s fall 2011 outing fully embraced a minimal silhouette but added some maximalist appeal with reptile prints in neutral shades. Designer Hannah MacGibbon had the Chloe woman donning belted dresses, relaxed shapes and patchwork color…

Stella McCartney Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Stella McCartney’s fall 2011 outing embraced minimal luxury. With experimentation found in shapes and proportion, models took the runway with puffed up sleeves, dot motifs and abstract patterns. The highlight of the show included a…

Givenchy Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Lions, panthers and bears, oh my–Givenchy’s fall 2011 collection gave way to a plethora of prints for the new season. Designer Riccardo Tisci took on floral and panther prints with a mostly monochromatic color palette…

Hermès Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

For his first season as Hermès creative director, designer Christophe Lemaire made his mark with a more wearable and relaxed collection than seen from his predecessor Jean Paul Gaultier. Slouchy easy shapes inspired by turn…

Kenzo Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Flowers for the fall season may seem a little off the base, but Kenzo designer Antonio Marras transformed a spring motif into autumn luxury with the label’s latest collection. Loose-fitting silhouettes dominated the catwalk as…

John Galliano Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

John Galliano’s fall 2011 collection featured all the staples of the absent designer’s well known aesthetic–sumptuous materials, dramatic silhouettes and high octane glamour. With speculation about whether show would be pulled in its entirety, the…

Céline Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week

Inspired by the interiors of vintage cars, the fall 2011 collection from Céline had models taking to the catwalk bold stripes, “dismantled” silhouettes and wood paneling prints. Designer Phoebe Philo’s minimalist vision was out in…