Spring 2015 RTW : Paris Fashion Week : Part One

Spring 2015 RTW : Paris Fashion Week : Part One

The finale of the big four is Paris Fashion Week. Here are some of the SS 15 collections! Balenciaga was a much better version of Alexander Wang, it's the one I like. It mixes sportiness with femininity and wearability. I loved the draped fabric alongside the mesh and perforated ones. The silhouettes were modern and I liked the muted pastels as well. The jackets and coats in Barbara Bui's collection looks like something you'd find in Rajasthan but these have a lot more geometry to them. I loved the bright red workwear in…Read more
Fall 2014 RTW : Balenciaga, Manish Arora and Ann Demeulemeester

Fall 2014 RTW : Balenciaga, Manish Arora and Ann Demeulemeester

Love these collections from Balenciaga and Ann Demeulemeester. Manish Arora's will have in a tizzy! All from Paris Fashion Week.     Balenciaga It feels like it's by Alexander Wang and the colour (which rejuvenated his own show) makes this very appealing. I like the zippers going down the sleeves and the the crosses. The structure feels very macho but the colours give it a young feel. Manish Arora You've just stepped into a fun candy shop. You get a sugar rush just looking at it! Aside from the makeup and accessories, what…Read more
Spring 2014 RTW : Balenciaga, Bouchra Jarrar and Manish Arora

Spring 2014 RTW : Balenciaga, Bouchra Jarrar and Manish Arora

Spring 2014 RTW at Paris Fashion Week : Balenciaga, Bouchra Jarrar and Manish Arora   Balenciaga It's a collection that got better with every look. Prints? Ruffles? They were restrained and a the outfits had smartness to them, but to see colour and print was unexpected and wowed people. I love the caplets on the dresses and the sheer skirts.   Bouchra Jarrar Bouchra Jarrar's RTW collections always give a sense of normalcy in comparison to her couture ones. They are extremely wearable but have a similar aesthetic. Zippers and asymmetry were key…Read more