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The Couture Collections Are Here! Our 27 Favorite Looks From Day One

I love fashion, but the Paris couture collections make me absolutely giddy. These collections celebrate fashion as high art, and present frothy, impossibly constructed delectable creations that make grown women…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Kanye West Doesn’t Know What Women Want to Wear

The hype surrounding Kanye West’s debut women’s fashion line, DW, was on overdrive this past weekend, as the rapper-turned-designer presented his first collection during Paris Fashion Week. Of course it…

Annika Harris | October 3, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Shrubby Chic At Paris Fashion Week

This is a photo from Walter Van Beirendonck’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week, but if you had told me it was a screenshot from a movie in which the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 10, 2011 - 10:00 am

Paris Runways Finally See Some Model Diversity—But Is This “Shock” Casting?

When it comes to size discrimination in the fashion industry, Paris—a place where French women (apparently) don’t get fat—has a particularly stuffy reputation and preference for the pin thin. The…

Leonora Epstein | October 4, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Hussein Chalayan Collection Includes Shrouded Women

Always out there designer Hussein Chalayan’s spring 2011 collection in Paris included this number: a woman with a black piece of fabric over her head. A mini-burka? A solution to…

Susannah Breslin | October 4, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Play It Again, DJ Junk Food Couture

A model presents a Frank Sorbier design from his fall/winter couture collection and holds a “Bonus Track” sign. Coupled with the junk food wrapper corset, we’d say this is one…

Leonora Epstein | July 9, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Jean Paul Gaultier Hits The High Notes

So is the violin included with the dress, or do you have to pay extra? [Paris, 7/7/10] …

Leonora Epstein | July 8, 2010 - 7:40 pm

That Iceberg At Chanel Was Real!?

Maybe we were a little slow to realize this, but apparently that huge iceberg in the middle of Chanel’s runway was in fact a real iceberg. Imported from Sweden. (Seriously,…

Leonora Epstein | March 11, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Now That’s An Afro

This gigantic piece appeared atop a model’s head at Galliano’s “Ready to Wear” show, but we beg to differ. Besides, we would say the hair is wearing the model, and…

Erin Flaherty | March 8, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Trend Spotting: Metallics Rule At Paris Fashion Week

The big takeaway from the French collections? Lots of shine. There was a stunning silver suit at Balenciaga, gold dresses and jackets at Dries Van Noten, a gorgeous shift woven…

Erin Flaherty | March 8, 2010 - 7:50 pm

Hang Nails At Gareth Pugh

Models wore chain-embellished clothes at the Gareth Pugh show in Paris earlier this week, so nail pro Marian Newman for Creative Nail Design extended the look to their nails, too.

Catherine Strawn | March 5, 2010 - 3:10 pm

How To Get In On The New Pastel Eyebrow Craze

We couldn’t find much wrong with Balenciaga’s fall 2010 collection with its rad, funky heels and cozy, collegiate sweaters. But a closer look reveals that several of the models came…

Leonora Epstein | March 5, 2010 - 2:20 pm