As the latest season of Paris Fashion Week continues, we bring you highlights from designer’s shows across the city.
Valentino’s Spring/Summer 2023 collection “Unboxing Valentino” opens up the world of fashion to all no matter what their gender, skin colour, size, shape or style. With a cross-over between ready-to-wear and Haute Couture, designer Pierpaolo Piccioli presented a collection with the freedom to be whoever you want to be.
Balenciaga’s Summer 23 Collection by Demna was presented in a muddy setting in Paris. Opened by Kanye West the show embodied Demna’s desire to express himself.
He explained his wish to “no longer explain my collections and verbalize my designs, but to express a state of mind. Fashion is a visual art and all we need is for it to be seen through someone’s eyes. Fashion in its best-case scenario should not need a story to be sold to someone. You either like it or not.”
The muddy set of the show was a metaphor for digging for truth and being down to earth. He asked for us all to “let everyone be anyone and make love not war.”
Despite the rain, Givenchy presented its Spring/Summer 2023 collection at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris yesterday evening. Matthew M. Williams’ latest collection offered a feminine twist on streetwear. At times, looks were sharp and rugged, while others were soft and elegant.
Elie Saab’s Spring/Summer 2023 ready-to-wear collection “Summer Breeze” offers a colourful confidence and a sense of joy. exuding a timeless chic with a touch of garden freshness, the collection features soft textures and free-flowing silhouettes.
Victoria Beckham was overcome with emotion as she presented her first runway show at Paris Fashion Week yesterday evening. Sitting front row was the designer’s family and fashion family who were there to support as she shared her Spring/Summer 2023 collection with the world. The collection itself featured bold colours and fluid silhouettes for an elegant understated style
Hermès’ Spring/Summer 2023 collection debuted in Paris this evening. Undeniably elegant with a sporty edgy this felt like the beginning of a cooler, younger chapter for the Parisian brand.
Giambattista Valli’s Spring/Summer 2023 ready-to-wear collection will take you on a journey. From Roman ruins, to the flower markets in Asia, the designer was inspired. by some of the emotions evoke when travelling.
Loewe’s Spring/Summer 2023 collections puts focus on sharpening, stripping down and thinking forward. Strong graphic lines and symmetry combine with the curved lines of nature. The anthurium flower can be seen across looks used in unusual ways and contradicting the clean silhouettes of the pieces. A feminine and playful collection that blurs the worlds of art and fashion.