Posts tagged "paris fashion week"

Quick Pic: Galliano’s Mellow Yellow

A model floats down the catwalk on a cloud of saffron yellow at John Galliano’s runway show for his spring/summer 2010 collection. [10/7/09, Paris]…

Susannah Breslin / October 8, 2009

How To Do The Falling Model Dance

Even professional runway walkers have off-days. Yes, sometimes models wobble, and sometimes they fall down. Inspired by the this season’s models who hit the skids on the catwalk — thanks to all those crazy high heels — we’ve created a new dance: The Falling Model. There are three basic moves. Pick which one works for…

Susannah Breslin / October 7, 2009

Quick Pic: Hobbled Models At Alexander McQueen

One of the many insanely sky-high shoes — supposedly, the heel is 10 inches — at Alexander McQueen’s aqua-themed runway show. [10/6/09, Paris]…

Susannah Breslin / October 7, 2009

Can Temporary Tattoos Be Elegant?

In fashion, it’s all about the details — from the choice of buttons to the hemline — and designer Karl Lagerfeld is a master of the little things. While much of the talk about the Chanel spring 2010 show has been about the barnyard setting and Lily Allen’s live performance, we noticed an interesting-yet-subtle element:…

Catherine Strawn / October 6, 2009

Quick Pic: Rihanna Brought Her Gun To Chanel

Rihanna showed off one of her most recent tattoos while attending the farm-themed Chanel spring 2010 fashion show. She had two guns inked on both of her sides shortly after Chris Brown assaulted her. [Paris, 10/6/09]…

Annika Harris / October 6, 2009

Quick Pic: Unhand Me, You Cad

At Hussein Chalayan, a model showed off two emerging trends: a bag on your head and a dress grabbing your boob. [10/4/10, Paris]…

Susannah Breslin / October 5, 2009

Quick Pic: Yeah, Uh, No.

Unlike this model at Bernhard Willhelm’s Spring/Summer 2010 show, I will not be wearing a plant on my head this fall, next spring, or any season. You? [10/2/09, Paris]…

Susannah Breslin / October 2, 2009

Lindsay Lohan: Fashion & Social Media Expert

Lindsay Lohan seems to consider herself somewhat of a social media expert and has now found a new use for Twitter. She’s been sending out Fashion Week invitations to the Ungaro show in under 140 characters.

To catch you up a bit on the Lindsay craziness, here’s a recap: despite the woes and complaint…

Bianca Posterli / October 1, 2009

Quick Pic: You’d Be Unhappy Too If You Had That Thing On Your Head

What’s worse: the hat thing or the head thing? This model at Lie Sang Bong’s runway show doesn’t appear to care for either. [10/1/09, Paris]…

Susannah Breslin / October 1, 2009

Quick Pic: What A Chick

A model crowned with bird feathers navigates the catwalk at Gareth Pugh’s Spring/Summer 2010 show in Paris. [9/30/09, Paris]…

Susannah Breslin / September 30, 2009

Viewing The Burqa Through The Lens Of Fashion Week

The debate over burqas in France continues, and this time, it’s within the context of Paris Fashion Week. It’s been a few months since President Nicolas Sarkozy has made it clear that “burqas are not welcome,” and that he may move to ban them from the country. Yet when the couture shows began opening thi…

Leonora Epstein / July 13, 2009

Quick Pic: Presidential (A)Dress

We’re going to take a wild guess and say that if French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac could vote in the U.S. presidential election, he’d put a check mark next to Barack Obama’s name. [Jean-Charles de Castelbajac fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/3/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / October 3, 2008

Quickies!: Angelina Jolie Could Win An Oscar For Changeling

Angelina Jolie hasn’t been nominated for an Oscar since winning Best Supporting Actress for “Girl, Interrupted” in 2000, but her performance in “Changeling” might change all of that. [Entertainment Weekly]
Lots of celebrities have said how scary they think Sarah Palin is, but only the ever-dramatic Diddy would turn it into the “Blair Witch Project.”…

Annika Harris / October 2, 2008

Quick Pic: Make And Wear Dress

In honor of the Sonia Rykiel House’s 40th anniversary, fashion designers like Rodarte and Martin Margiela created special for the show. This creation by Jean Paul Gaultier is the very definition of a “knit” dress. [Sonia Rykiel fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/1/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / October 2, 2008

Quick Pic: Mask Or Bag?

Fashionable spies will be carrying these bags next spring since they trick enemies into thinking you’re Karl Lagerfeld himself. [Karl Lagerfeld fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 10/1/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / October 1, 2008

Quick Pic: Put On Your Crazy Hat

Yesterday, there was hat-like hair at Christian Dior, and today there were giant wildflower bouquets atop the models’ heads at Junya Watanabe. Apparently headgear is big for spring. [Junya Watanabe fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 9/30/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 30, 2008

Quick Pic: Hair Hat

Instead of putting hats on his models, designer John Galliano had their hair crimped into chapeau-like structures. Don’t try this at home, people. [Christian Dior fashion show; Paris Fashion Week; 9/29/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 29, 2008

Slideshow: Paris Fashion Week

This is the week when all the crazy Euro designers unveil their couture collections in Paris. Ninety-percent of the stuff that walks down the runway isn’t wearable by any, you know, normal person, but the garments are still pretty to look at. After the jump, the 10 looks that caught our eye and made u…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 2, 2008
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