Tears, moment’s silence at Lagerfeld’s final Chanel show

Entertainment 03/05/19, 10:21

It was Karl Lagerfeld's final curtain — even though he was missing.Celebrities, supermodels and the fashion industry gathered at Chanel's catwalk show Tuesday to bid adieu to the iconic couturier, who died last month and did not want a public funeral.Many guests wept as his final collection for the Parisian ...

Oprah Winfrey makes Stella McCartney scream at Paris show

Entertainment 03/04/19, 11:18

Words were almost inaudible amid the screams at the Paris Fashion Week show where Stella McCartney presented a collection that toyed with draping and upcycling.Such exuberant outbursts would usually come from the designer's fans. But it was McCartney herself who caused the commotion when Oprah Winfrey appeared backstage at her ...

Thom Browne blurs sartorial styles as VIPs hit Zendaya show

Entertainment 03/03/19, 10:48

A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger's "buy-now" collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Thom Browne continued to blur gender lines in his sartorial wardrobe.Here are highlights from fall-winter ready-to-wear shows.TOMMY'S SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERModel Pat Cleveland wears ...

Elie Saab banishes gray skies, channels ’70s in Paris

Europe 03/02/19, 11:46

Elie Saab and Vivienne Westwood were among designers featured at Paris Fashion Week Saturday, with organizers on heightened alert as French yellow vests protesters mobilized in Paris for a 16th straight weekend. Marches are planned not far from show venues near the Arc de Triomphe.Some highlights of the fall and ...

Balmain celebrates trouble-makers in sexy Paris show

Entertainment 03/01/19, 12:21

Balmain celebrated rebellious trouble-makers at Paris Fashion Week Friday in a sexy show with spikes and studs, while Issey Miyake turned fashion design on its head with a fabric that can be molded and shaped by its wearer. Here are some highlights of fall-winter 2019 ready-to-wear collections. BALMAIN'S TROUBLE-MAKERS A model wears a ...

Lanvin makes a comeback at designer’s debut show in Paris

Entertainment 02/27/19, 11:51

After several years in the creative wilderness, Lanvin is back on form.There was a palpable sense of relief — as well as praise — as noisy applause erupted at the end of the French couture house's catwalk show Wednesday, a debut from Bruno Sialelli, Lanvin's fourth designer in four years.Some ...

Kenzo explores designer’s roots at Paris Fashion Week

Entertainment 01/20/19, 11:50

Psychedelic Peruvian paintings covered panel upon panel of Kenzo's fall menswear show that celebrated of one of the designer's fascinating Chinese-Peruvian heritage.Here are some highlights of Sunday's installment of Paris Fashion Week.KENZO DESIGNER'S ROOTSThe set, painted by artist Pablo Amaringo, evoked scenes inspired by the hallucinogenic Amazonian "ayahuasca" brew — ...

Thom Browne goes for spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

Entertainment 01/19/19, 13:49

Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday's yellow vest protesters who took to the streets in the French capital and beyond.Here are some highlights of the day's ...

Dior pulls the stars in conveyor-belt menswear show in Paris

Entertainment 01/18/19, 16:01

The black box construction branded "DIOR" was so big it obscured the view of the Eiffel Tower.At 2,840 square meters (30,570 square feet), the sheer scale of menswear designer Kim Jones' pop-up venue could only mean one thing: that he was competing for show of the season on Friday at ...

Vuitton’s Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear

Entertainment 01/17/19, 13:58

Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson.Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, used his unique platform Thursday to celebrate one of America's most globally recognized ...

The sea, the sea: Chanel creates beach to cap Paris season

Entertainment 10/02/18, 08:29

An autumnal chill is in the air in Paris, but Karl Lagerfeld managed to spirit the Paris Fashion Week crowd away to an idyllic beachscape on Tuesday, the last day of the ready-to-wear shows.With a click of his gloved fingers, Chanel's eccentric couturier transformed the inside of the Grand Palais ...

Hermes goes to the races, Westwood goes street in Paris

Europe 09/29/18, 15:28

Hermes galvanized its links with the equestrian Saturday by holding its Paris Fashion Week runway show at the French capital's celebrated Longchamp Racecourse. Vivienne Westwood, meanwhile, went street, Elie Saab got playful and the runways in general got a lot of models dressed in black and white.Here are some highlights ...

Amid buzz, designer Hedi Slimane unveils Celine Paris debut

Entertainment 09/28/18, 17:08

Where Hedi Slimane goes, the buzz is sure to follow.The love-him-or-hate-him designer, credited with starting the global skinny menswear style at Dior Homme and later revamping Saint Laurent, returned at long last to the Paris Fashion Week calendar to unveil his debut at Celine Friday.Some editors saw it as deja ...

Fire, color and Gaultier’s new guise hit Paris Fashion Week

Europe 09/27/18, 17:24

The ever-inventive Rick Owens nearly cooked his front row at Paris Fashion Week thanks to a giant burning sculpture, while Indian designer Manish Arora brought the colors of a carnival and Carnival to a zany spring collection that stylishly followed no rules.Here are some highlights from Fashion Week events on ...

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