Paris Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2016
The Paris Fashion Week is one of the most awaited event in the fashion world. It is not difficult to realize the cause because only there will take place the fashion shows of some fashion gurus such as Dior, Elie Saab, Chanel, Balmain, Nina Ricci, Valentino, Dries Van Noten, Kenzo, Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton. We present the French vision on fashion in the new Spring-Summer 2016 season.
Anthony Vaccarello Spring Summer 2016
In his new clothing line, Anthony Vaccarello relied on one of the main fashion trends, the military style. But he has done that in his own interpretation – the military theme was interpreted in an openly sexual and provocative manner. Thus, the collection include jackets and blazers in thematic style, pant suits, skirts with high slits, asymmetrical tops, tunics dresses, and mini dresses with drapes, original skinny jeans and pants, oversize leather jackets. The diversity of décor elements is also one amazing. Quite unexpectedly look tunics dresses, with printed women faces. The pictures themselves are not new in the fashion world, but that these were created from rivets, became a surprise even for the most vocal critics of fashion. The color range also had the breath of the military themes, the most common being black, white, khaki and copper colors.
Dries Van Noten Spring-Summer 2016
The Belgian Dries Van Noten, known for many as a passionate of decor, eclectic combinations, deep colors, in the new season has remained true to his convictions. In his new line again were blended clothing from various eras, cut and different textures. For example, hairstyles can be from the distant 40’s, linen from the 50’s while other elements of the look are carefully selected from other decades. Meanwhile, the designer does not focus on a specific fashion period, everything looks harmonious and well conceived. We see tutu skirts, stylish dresses, striped slacks, silk gowns, retro jackets, overalls, flared skirt in new look style and white shirts with prints.
Rochas Spring-Summer 2016
After arriving in Rochas, Alessandro Dell’Acqua has totally changed his preferences regarding colors. For the first time after a very long period of time on the podium can be seen fine pastel shades reflected in delicate blue, candy pink, white, light neon. Black and dark brown, which were always present in previous collections, were made secondary. And prints have undergone some changes. Thus, the prints with swallows were replaced by African landscapes with giraffes, which stretch their long necks toward innocent beautiful setting sun. In general, the designer has remained true to his previous traditions: in the collection are present as many clothes in linen style, loose semitransparent dresses and latex articles.
Chloé’s creative director, Clare Waight Keller, presented her admirers the new line of clothing, who continued the development of the theme the bohemian 70’s. We can see on the catwalk transparent lace dresses and blouses in patchwork style with colorful ethnic prints, traditional denim, velvet overalls, trapezoidal classic mini bows at the neck. And the heroine of the presentation remains the same shirt in linen style, cotton or silk with white high collar, puffed sleeves and cuffs. The collection could not miss experiments. Thus, rewriting the fashion history, the designer combined lace with English embroidery, a blouse that discreetly hides the female body and elongated jackets, breeches or trousers with piping in masculine cut. From now on, the sweaters designed for ski from the 70’s are recommended to be worn with maxi flowered skirts.
Alexis Mabille was certainly carried away by juicy summer colors and unimaginable contrasts. By analyzing the collection, it is easy to see the color chosen by the designer. Red is seen in its entire splendor almost everywhere: pants, skirts, jackets, business suits, dresses, blouses. Not the simple red, but one juicy and tasty of watermelon, which is often found in combination with the green color of watermelon rind. And only in several places we can see the blue of the sky, black and white.
Chanel Spring-Summer 2016
Karl Lagerfeld has again shown the world that fantasy and his possibilities are simply endless. This time, the designer was outdone transforming the Parisian palace Grand Palais into a real airport. In the show were presented over 100 looks, reflecting how the designer sees the future stewardesses and passenger’s looks. It is clear that were presented many tweed suits: the usual pants suit in classic style to more daring skirts, puffed skirts, enlarged shoulder lines, strident metal accessories. Some “passengers” looked more relaxed: they appeared in multicolored tweed overalls, wide dresses, baseball shirts, loose shorts, sweaters tied at the waist, multicolored tunics. We must mention that in the new hot season, the fashion house recommended to wear dresses and tunics over baggy trousers, which immediately conjures the Middle East. For evening outfits, Karl opted for combining shades of silver and black. The airline theme was rendered also in accessories. The fashion designer added to the classic pearl beads with two letters “C”, goggles, plastic shoes and branded travel bags.
Elie Saab is associated with sophistication, maxi dresses, delicacy and chic. Although in the new spring-summer 2016 season, the brand decided to “dilute” the evening outfits with casual outfits including in the lines colorful bomber jackets, elongated blouses, pants and jackets with prints, miniskirts. However, the base style was preserved – models paraded on the catwalk in excellent floor length dresses, presented in various shapes and cuts, from classical sundresses to ultramodern mullet type dresses.
From year to year, the world expects from Hedi Slimane new surprises and innovations in fashion. This year, the designer satisfied his fans preferences presenting another mix of grunge style and innocent romance. In his new line, the fashion designer has dressed his grunge princesses in the notorious creations of the 90’s – sexy night dresses. The thin lace shirts, mesh, lurex, metallic fabrics, velvet, the designer has matched with leather jackets, coats, bomber jackets, long sweaters, denim jackets, furs, men blazers, completing the outfit with small wreaths, hair clips and rubber boots.
Nina Ricci Spring-Summer 2016
Nobody expected any surprise from Nina Ricci. We still remember the pretty looks, delicate fabrics and pastel shades, presented by Guillaume Henry in the previous season. But the October presentation gave everything up. It gives the impression that the designer has become friend with the bad and dedicated himself entirely to leather, patent leather, transparent fabrics, raincoat type dresses on naked body. Thus, in front of us we could see the typical 90’s, with its charm and total lack of taste.
From year to year, Olivier Rousteing is promoting the honest sexuality, which brings thousands of admirers of his clothing lines. His next collection for spring-summer is no different than previous presentations – same mesh, same mini, same high-waisted trousers, etc. It seems that all clothing was created in order to highlight all the beauty of the female body. An unexpected decision for this brand was the use of the reddish color, which is usually used to create clothing in safari style. Although, in the hands of the designer, this shade is not at all associated with travel or landscape peacekeeping. On the contrary, the reddish patent leather, that mimics the tanned skin, looked very attractive and seductive.
Valentino Spring-Summer 2016
Valentino is another brand that has astonished by styles changing. Thus, the image of the Valentino girl, romantic, bohemian and delicate was replaced by the wild African ethnicity. For example, instead of smooth and neat braids we have dreads and hair extensions, instead of squares – typical ethnic patterns. Other details of the look also reflected the African theme – from outfits to accessories. On the catwalk, girls paraded in fringed dresses, in clothes seemingly designed from colorful figures, tunics and bell-bottomed long dresses. The looks were successfully completed with jewelry made of mammal’s fangs, hand-decorated bags, face painting.
After the end of Paris Fashion Week, we can see how unusual and contrasting will be the fashions in the next hot season. We observe all kinds of garments including romantic dresses, severe suits in military style, and vaporous sundresses, and latex strident. In Spring and Summer we have at our disposal a wide range of colors, intricate geometric lines, transparent fabrics, loose cut, multi-layering and multiple textures, ethnic style, retro and grunge. Follow the next events in the world of fashion with us!