Runway

SEASON FINDER
Year
Season
Designer
  • Paige Reddinger | October 3, 2015

    Issey Miyake Spring 2016

    At Issey Miyake it was an explosion of sound, color, and…hair! The electrifying coifs by James Pecis went every which way and the sounds by Ei Wada and Masatsugu Hattori had everyone thumping to the beat. Wada performed on a synthesiser and open reel deck (which has been used in Issey Miyake’s shows before), while

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  • The Daily Front Row | October 3, 2015

    Balmain Spring 2016

    A long-sleeved suede mini…a chocolate brown jumpsuit…high-waisted leggings…merciless hot pants…haven’t we seen something like this before? Well, in the late seventies and early eighties, bien sûr, but also on a Kardashian Instagram account in recent moments. Olivier Rousteing intimately gets what many young (and young-at-heart) women want to look like—unapologetically powerful, shamelessly sexy. As always,

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  • Ashley Baker | October 2, 2015

    Lanvin Spring 2016

    Theater lovers, this one’s for you. From ushers to A-listers to those in the nosebleed section, Alber Elbaz covered every aspect of the showgoing experience with humor and panache. Should you fancy a black jacket or a white blouse, you’ll confront an embarrassment of riches. Same goes for a statement cocktail dresses (warning: short is

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 2, 2015

    Rick Owens Spring 2016

    From the man that brought you tunics cut to reveal a man’s genitalia and an American step dance crew to the runways of Paris, now comes human backpacks. Just when you think Rick Owens can’t top himself, he does. But behind all of the awe and shock of his runways is a message: Rick Owens is

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 2, 2015

    Carven Spring 2016

    To get to the Carven show in Paris, guests were ushered around a lengthy side of the Tuileries due to a job fair hosting brands like the Parisian supermarket chain Carrefour. The two passing crowds attending vastly different events couldn’t have been more contrasting. Inside the tent, Alexis Martial and Adrien Caillaudaud debuted a collection

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  • Ashley Baker | October 1, 2015

    Chloé Spring 2016

    Seventies fever shows no signs of subsiding, but chez Chloé, there’s a fresh spin. Think…polyester tracksuits! Or at least a luxed-up version of the jacket, paired with a floral floor-grazing peasant skirt. (A few looks would have felt right at home in Dazed & Confused, which is required viewing for the fashion set in 2015,

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  • Ashley Baker | October 1, 2015

    Rochas Spring 2016

    She was known as “Gala”—an art dealer, model, and muse to many who was best known for her long and famously dramatic marriage to Salvador Dali. Although Gala Dali (b. Elena Ivanovna Diakonova in Russia in 1894) died in 1982, she’s having another moment courtesy of Alessandro Dell’Acqua, who used her as inspiration for Rochas’

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 1, 2015

    Vionnet Spring 2016

    Vionnet’s show at Le Couvent des Cordeliers in Paris began with string instruments (a current theme at the shows in Paris). A cellist played in the center of a runway while violinists were placed amid the last rows on each side of the room. It was a stately way to present Vionnet’s requisite pleated Grecian

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  • Ashley Baker | October 1, 2015

    Margiela Spring 2016

    John Galliano’s vision for Maison Margiela is steadily evolving, and for spring, he treated fashion fans to the theatrics and complexity that they’ve grown to expect from him. First, the trimmings: fishnet, whip stitch, and buckles were unmissable motifs, with ribbon belts and puffed-up cords used to dazzling effect on trim little jackets and, memorably,

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  • Paige Reddinger | October 1, 2015

    Virgil Abloh’s Take on the White Tee and Denim for Off-White Spring 2016

    Seriously cool denim. That was the takeaway from Virgil Abloh’s presentation for Off-White at the Galerie Joseph Turenne. “It was about the white T-shirt and jeans as the universally approved outfit,” Abloh told The Daily backstage. “For the modern girl, it’s not a day to night thing. You can wear a white tee and jeans

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