Grungy vibes, vibrant colors, understated looks plus graphic, futuristic and tribal inspirations, were key makeup trends showcased on the catwalks of New York, London, Milan and Paris for fall/winter 2017.
It was fitting that Paris Fashion Week took place in the week before International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, for this was a season marked by bold feminist fashion and collections expressing a deep belief in the value of multiculturalism.
Survivors of acid attacks modeled clothes designed by Bangladeshi supermodel-turned-designer Bibi Russell at a catwalk in Dhaka on Tuesday, in an effort to stamp out prejudice against victims of these brutal assaults.
Rihanna’s presentation for Puma ended Monday’s shows on a sports/streetwear note. The National Library of France was transformed into an original Fashion Week venue, with library tables serving as the runway.
A real fashion first by Louis Vuitton, which became the first brand to stage a runway show inside the Louvre, a collection that creative director Nicolas Ghesquière said was aimed at breaking down frontiers.
At times, it was hard to know what was real or fake in Tuesday’s Miu Miu show, but the collection packed an authentic frisson – as Miuccia Prada again demonstrated her profound influence on fashion in the 21st century on the final day of runway shows in Paris.
One witnessed very much an American clan gathering for Colombian-born designer Esteban Cortazar. As what seemed like every Latin American fashion editor of note sat front row inside the Lycée Henri IV behind the Pantheon.