Valentino designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli created a spring season inspired by the costumes of the Rome Opera House. Regal embellishments and ladylike silhouettes brought a romantic take to Paris Fashion Week.
LV and Marc – The last show of Louis Vuitton under Marc Jacobs was shown on Wednesday during the final day of Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2014. After sixteen years as creative director of the brand, Marc’s vision for the luxury label has been ever changing. Check out our list of Marc’s top runway shows and campaigns for Louis Vuitton throughout the years!
Marc Jacobs presented his last show for Louis Vuitton with the spring-summer season. In mostly black, the collection focused on embellished jackets and dresses with dark feathers, jet beads and embroidered rosettes. Elaborate headpieces gave the models a gothic showgirl look.
Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld presented his own art show with the French fashion house’s spring 2014 outing. Swatch-like prints, variegated textures and ladylike tweed skirt suits all paid homage to the brand’s history while offering something new for the season.
Stella McCartney created “understated seduction” for her spring 2014 collection. Relaxed shapes, embroidered lingerie-inspired dresses and sporty separates all defined the new season. Floral prints bring a slightly romantic vibe to McCartney’s spring. Top models Miranda Kerr and Cara Delevingne were tapped for the runway show.
Riccardo Tisci infused a tribal aesthetic into Givenchy’s spring collection. Romantic draping, metal fabrics and earthy colors were a major focus of the new season. Prints were minimized compared to past seasons and the result was a spring outing rooted in a focus on design.
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”.
Dior’s Raf Simons injected some color and decorative details into the label’s spring collection. Floral motifs were a major theme of the new season as well as iconic Dior pieces like the “Bar” jacket which were reinvented with colorful panels.
After a successful debut collection for fall, Balenciaga creative director Alexander Wang ushered in a new ease for the label’s spring collection with sporty touches, pretty pastels and sheer fabrics.
Rochas creative director Marco Zanini showcased a light and feminine collection featuring elaborate details evoking the look of crystal, water and glass. The pastel color palette, sheer airy fabrics and gem accents truly made the spring outing shine.