Could it be a desire to preserve fashion as a separate bubble, away from sad realities? Joie de vivre and spirit of celebration were invited to the catwalks at Paris Fashion Week, which will continue until October 3.
“ I am a maximalist designer, I love colors and prints, I want to give happiness. I think we all need this »explains Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing, who continues to smile despite his recent disappointment; The brand robbed a truck carrying some parts of the collection on September 16. The show must go onA print featuring an ode to roses, found in the archives and here reinterpreted in a thousand ways: in bouquets pulled from bags, affixed to short flowing dresses, a statement coat, and even petticoats with defined hips. What didn’t we see in this collection because of the rip-off? “ Tuxedo jackets, denim or jersey pieces »After all, it didn’t take anything away from her festive evening wardrobe.
It’s a different kind of party, with Acne Studios celebrating like the raves of the 2000s with a giant, broken disco ball at the end of the catwalk. “ “This season’s industrial vibe comes mainly from my passion for denim and the many ways we can work this incredible fabric.”, explains creative director Jonny Johansson. Here it’s actually covered in white clay-style paint, worn with hip-low trousers or a cracked miniskirt. Long dresses are available in blue, red or green and are draped, floaty or sequined. We see bras being hastily slid over pulled-up tank tops, as if the night had been a very short but enjoyable one.
At Rabanne, Julien Dossena presents a collection richly decorated in silver and gold varieties. The secret weapon of the designer, who held his twentieth fashion show for his house here, knitting (or network) the metal the builder likes. “ It’s like an old friend you find and have fun with, the possibilities are endless. For some, it evokes a medieval dimension. For others, it’s made for partying. In any case, it is a very interesting material to work with. »
Here the inspiration turns to an ensemble from the desert, with sarees that offer great freedom, short or flowy dresses, trousers tailored entirely with sequins or trousers made of an ultra-light wool and silk blend. It all works because it makes me want to join this community for a summer.