Fashion Shows

When pictures surfaced on social media a fortnight ago suggesting that a collaboration between luxury French fashion brand Louis Vuitton and NY skate brand Supreme was in the pipeline, the internet went into overdrive. This morning, ahead of the Louis Vuitton AW17 menswear show in Paris, it has been confirmed that the collab is happening, and will be debuted on the catwalk this afternoon.

The collection, stamped with both brands’ iconic logos, includes denim, scarves, camo jackets and three styles of bag – a rucksack, a holdall and a bum bag. Get ready to see these pieces all over Instagram and worn by every girl and guy you know who’s into street wear.
 
West’s Season 5 just premiered during NYFW, and unlike many previous Yeezy shows, the setup was low-key. Models stood under a spotlight, one at a time, in mostly functional outfits. Another big change? Kanye, who usually joins the models onstage, was a no-show. Models were projected onto a screen during the presentation, with the show opening to an empty runway. The women’s pieces had a strong Kim K vibe. Also notable, as Vogue reported, is the introduction of denim and the arrival of the Calabasas track pants in the vermilion and orange colour way.

At Venice beach in Los Angeles there was a huge lit sign saying Tommyland, to point the way to a whole different style of fashion show. It’s one of the first times that Tommy Hilfiger has done a show of this kind outside of New York Fashion Week, and his latest project comes around six months after the brand’s first collaboration with Gigi Hadid at South Street Seaport in Manhattan. There were amusement park rides, food vendors, uni-cyclists, flame throwers and drummers. In fact the audience was young and were wearing cutoff jeans, fedoras, and ankle boots and  looked like they’d just driven in from a weekend at Coachella.
 Rick Owens has continued to shock the public with his runway shows, but his Spring 2016 show last week pushed viewers past anything they’ve seen before. In between models dressed in Owens’s darkly unusual streetwear, women carried one another down the catwalk. The idea was to show a  “graceful yet brave performance that spoke to ideas about strength and femininity”. While some of the models were thrown casually over the shoulders, others dangled from the chest, attached by a harness. Some particularly flexible models positioned themselves into folded poses, which I can’t imagine was very comfortable.
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Chanel airport terminal Karl Lagerfeld installed in the Grand Palais. It provided a funny enhanced-reality replica of a situation we all know only too well: the one where we watch everyone else milling around, busy on their ways with their rolling suitcases, their tracksuits, and contra-freeze in-flight comfort sweaters, their practical flats for walking the endless corridors to baggage claim, and the crucial sunglasses for the jet-lagged arrival. Only, of course, all this is considerably upgraded: “It’s the idea of how it should look!” quipped Lagerfeld.
From trash to treasure! Jeremy Scott turned fashion waste into fashion gold this season by spinning cardboard boxes, dry cleaning hangers and bags, garbage bags, duct tape, and magazine tears into clothing. Why not wear every bit of the fashion process? Scott, of course, is a master at transforming everyday products into fashion fixations. Everything from McDonald’s to Colgate to Barbie has been incorporated into his collections. This season was DIY fashion. Attention Scarlett O’Hara’s in training! If times are tough, don’t just look to drapes, darlings. Try Scott’s shower curtain as eveningwear (but good luck making it look as good as Scott does). Old gold watches adorned a very cool micro mini on Bella Hadid—this type of discarded bling is the kind of thing we can imagine Fergie, perched front row, rocking onstage.
Elsewhere, models were dressed to the nines in the designer garments, right
The show, divided in three distinct phases started off with models wearing beige clothes, trench coats and dresses that resembled moving material and boxes, with signs saying 'fragile' and 'this way up'
Two models took a selfie together as they sat on the floor backstage at the hotly-anticipated show
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Donna Karan staged her latest buy-now-wear-now collection for Urban Zen — a fall showing titled “The Alchemist” — inside her chic store and studio space on Manhattan’s Greenwich Street. The presentation set featured live music, live artists and even a live falcon all of which underscored the collection’s nomadic, almost tribal feel.  shades of black, brown and burgundy, Karan’s collection offered luxe outerwear styles that included padded suede jackets, reversible shearling gilets and kimonos and an elegant tufted-silk coat with a bit of sheen. Knits, which were layered with abandon. The models certainly weren’t wanting for warmth included a textured cashmere wrap that sells online for $6,195, worn with suede jodhpur pants and thick leather toggle belts. Layered, leather-beaded necklaces lent the collection an earthy, regal vibe that’s distinctively Donna.
Walking into the Urban Zen store in New York’s West Village sort of feels like wandering into another world. And that’s exactly how Donna Karan wants you to feel: “Urban Zen is a whole lifestyle,” she said. “It’s not just about clothes. It’s about a journey.” The new Spring ’17 collection just hit the racks Karan is a believer in the see-now-buy-now model For Spring, the hero item was the “transformer top,” a silky draped blouse with hidden buttons. You can button or un-button it into a tunic, an open vest, or an asymmetric evening blouse, similarly, a kimono gown can be styled as a sleeveless or cold-shoulder silhouette, depending on which armholes you use. “It’s sort of like a modern Seven Easy Pieces,”
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