Balmain’s Modern Retro – Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing was in a nineties mood for the French fashion house’s spring 2014 collection shown during the third day of Paris Fashion Week. Jackets with boxy shoulders, quilted separates and skirts with flouncy hems that are either ruffle or feather-embellished gave a nod to Chanel during the… [Read More]
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.
Pugh’s Sci-fi Darlings – For his eponymous label’s spring 2014 collection, British designer Gareth Pugh showcased his signature gothic style with a science-fiction twist. As always, the silhouettes are sculptural, clinging onto the body with winged shoulders or high necklines for a dramatic effect. The color palette for the new season offers black, white, grey,… [Read More]
Rochas’ Sweet Spring – For Rochas’ spring 2014 show, creative director Marco Zanini cites his inspiration as water, glass and crystal in the show notes. However, the words that comes to mind when looking at ultra-feminine designs of the new season is sweet and light, and we could use a little unadulterated femininity after the… [Read More]
Van Noten’s Gold Season – Dries van Noten delivered his trademark romanticism with an opulent refinement for his spring 2014 collection shown during the second day of Paris Fashion Week. The Belgian designer presented dreamy floral prints and relaxed silhouettes featuring a strong theme of gold ranging from metallic vests to more subtle accents like… [Read More]