Paris Fashion Week – A/W 16/17

Rounding out our coverage of fashion month comes our favourite collections from Paris fashion week, accompanied by illustrations from our very own Judy Kuo.   Balenciaga   The debut collection from Demna Gvasalia (of Vetements fame) was one of the most hotly anticipated of Paris fashion week. Anyone who feared that the house signatures of Christobal Balanciage would be lost or muddied by street-wear influence could breathe a sigh of relief after the first look appeared on the runway. Opera coats, trapeze dresses, bubble skirts, and cocoon coats were all given a Vetements-style update (an opera coat/puffa jacket worn by… Continue Reading

Colette, Paris (Closed)

Colette is three stories of heaven. This concept boutique brings together fashion, art, streetwear, beauty, tech gadgets, and food. You will find cult designer such as Simone Rocha and Sacai alongside old favourites, including Gucci and Fendi. Bang & Olufsen headphones next to the latest issue of Toiletpaper magazine. If you can’t make it all the way to Paris, their online store is almost as good as the real thing.   Who: Guys and Girls. What: Labels include Alexander Wang, Courreges, J W Anderson, Nina Ricci, Frame Denim, Thome Brown. How much: $$ – $$$$ Colette is homeĀ  to a… Continue Reading

Paris Fashion Week – S/S 16

As Paris, the city of light and love is also the fashion capital of the world, it is only fitting that Paris Fashion Week ends what has been an overwhelming month of fashion. The French capital is home to some of the most revered luxury labels as well as being the birthplace of that most envied form of style; Parisian Chic. The shows, the after parties (this year marked the 95th Birthday of French Vogue and the party was huge) and the delicious French food, combine to make Paris Fashion Week one heady mix. The week kicked off with Jacquemus… Continue Reading