“Raw, instinctive, arty and dangerous,” said Miuccia Prada with a naughty twinkle in her eye after a path-breaking Miu Miu show in Paris on Tuesday, the final day of the 30-day international runway season.
It felt like a scene from a great classic movie, a spy film or romantic comedy set on the rooftops of Paris at Chanel this morning in Paris. It even had a catwalk crasher, and the real life heroine was Gigi Hadid.
The Spanish Embassy in Paris hosted Leandro Cano's artistic "Ofrenda" collection this season, the Andalusian designer's first presentation in the French capital, for which he collaborated with eight Spanish artisans.
A bare pine floor, unvarnished wooden columns and a few billowing ceiling sails as Sarah Burton stripped back Alexander McQueen to its essentials with a simple set and a brilliant fashion collection for Spring 2020.
Many feel called to fashion; but few are chosen. But one true member of the elect has to be Giambattista Valli, who staged one of his most composed ready-to-wear collections on a balmy Monday in Paris.