After a difficult week of terror, the glamorous city of Paris is back to being the fashion capital of the world. Paris Haute Couture fashion week SS15 successfully ended yesterday, with the best of the best designers out beating each other’s collections. This season’s shows showcased some of the most valiant, fearless designs the fashion world has seen in a while.
SC takes you on a whirlwind trip highlighting the best moments of PFW SS15.
Donatella Versace opened Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week on Sunday night with a show that can only be defined as sexy and glamorous. Long, figure hugging dresses and jumpsuits with slivers of fabric peeled off across the body and thigh high slits, was what she brought to the runway this year. We can only describe Versace’s SS15 collection as simply unfussy and daring as hell!
With the setting of a circus tent with pink carpets and mirrored walls and a beautiful collection by Raf Simons’ that melded the best elements of the 50’s,60’s, and 70’s,the Christian Dior show brought to us weirdly gorgeous fashion of skintight latex boots in bright quirky shades, layers of tulle and sequins, and fitted jumpsuits with bold prints.
Models clad in sheers and flowers, strutting around a giant centerpiece made of life-sized pink and grey paper flowers, are what made up Karl Lagerfeld’s one of kind runway show. Chanel’s SS15 collection showcased bared midriffs, sheer fabrics, tulle hats, and tweed jackets.
The Armani Prive Couture show on Wednesday, featured subtle fabrics like silk, sheer and embellished materials, beautifully crafted into delicate silhouettes, adorned by models along with oversized accessories as they walked amongst a runway bordered by tall bamboo sticks.
Known to be one of the most consistent couturiers of the industry, Lebanese designer Elie Saab’s fabulous collections never fails to keep one engrossed and in a state of awe. The designers Spring Summer collection was dedicated to his past, with embroidery patterns that resembled the print on a dress worn by his mother.
Inspired by love, Valentino’s designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s collection for Spring Summer 15 was shaped from paintings by Marc Chagall and quotes by Shakespeare.
Zuhair Murad’s collection was a spectacle of beaded gowns that flawlessly floated along the runway. His inspiration of something as simple as water was beautifully transformed into a collection that was awe inspiring.