Louis Vuitton -

TIMELESS IS NOW! Paris: Nicolas Ghesquiere’s first collection for Louis Vuitton was full of “perennial” pieces. The show notes read, “This familiar wardrobe appeals to the collection unconscious, stirring our affective memory." The silhouette was a slight A-line, a little girly, with a sportswear appeal. Ghesquiere used the house’s heritage of leather goods to inspire his work, from the masterful color and ...
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ISPO Beijing // 10 Years in the Asia Pacific Region

Emerging as the top trade show for sports in the Asia-Pacific region, ISPO Beijing celebrated 10 years in February. Known for its long-running European show that takes place every January in Munich, Germany, ISPO gives a uniques perspective on the Asian Active Market at the Beijing show. This year exhibitors rose to 637 brands representing outdoor, action sports, ski and sport ...
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WARRIOR PRINCESS Paris: Sarah Burton presented Alexander McQueen’s Fall collection on an "ethereal," mossy runway that looked as if it was set in the highlands of Scotland – perfect for a medieval fairy tale collection. Haunting and beautiful, the eyelet peasant dresses, bejeweled separates and fur-trimmed coats were memerizing – not to mention the elaborate textures and the finale of white sheer dresses ...
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Best of PFW, Pt.2

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Paul & Joe -

UTILITARIAN INFLUENCE Paris: Paul & Joe sent forth a modern array of utility-infused looks featuring the key silhouettes of the Fall 2014 season. Plush, furry coats and textured sweaters paired with wide leg pants were the definition of ease. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Relaxed coats / Shorts / Textured sweaters / Turtlenecks /  Tapered trousers / Utility coats / Button-front shirts / Bomber jackets ...
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Introducing: Darn and Dusted

As with anything good, denim doesn’t last forever, but local East London artisan Luke Deverell is on hand to breathe new life into your favourite garments.  As most denim connoisseurs will vouch, the greatest part about breaking in your raw denim is the way jeans develop an individual imprint like a blank canvas. As with all the beautiful fades, whiskers and honeycombs ...
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Agnès B -

ELEGANT STREET Paris: Agnès B delivered a line-up of Parisian-chic streetwear with casual elegance and a classic feel. The collection was youthful from start to finish. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Sweater dresses / Tapered pants / Pea coats / Relaxed outerwear / Puffa jackets / Skinny leather pants / Wide leg trousers / Bomber jackets / Rompers / Button-front shirts / Mini skirts / ...
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Valentino -

EXCEPTIONALLY RICH Paris: Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli began their fall collection with bright contrasts in vivid patchwork circular motifs inspired by Italian Pop Art and a touch of Sixties Mod. A beautiful display of craftwork and rich detail along with abbreviated versions of Bohemian style dresses completed this exceptional collection.  – Lizzy Bowring  Key Items: Slim leather coat / Intarsia ...
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Valentino fall 14

Nathalie du Pasquier – Geometric Graphics

Stylesight's graphics team loves this collection of drawings by Nathalie du Pasquier, the self-taught artist and founding member of The Memphis Group.  Since 1987, when the collective parted, Nathalie devoted herself almost exclusively to painting, however in more recent years, she has returned to pencil and paper. As you can see from this selection, her iconic style of bold color and graphic shapes still ...
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Iris van Herpen -

TECHNOLOGICAL ARTISTRY PARIS:  The future of fashion, where technology and collaboration reign, is closer with Iris van Herpen’s collection of innovative, wearable art. Simple sheaths and boleros were given new dimension with texturized, 3D printed surfaces. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  A-line cape / 3D Printed sheaths / Billowy maxis / Relaxed trousers / Mini shirt dress / Cropped jacket / Metallic sets Color: ...
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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac -

"SPORTSOIR" PARIS: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s collection was inspirited by Méret Openheim’s surrealist artwork. Cropped jackets layered over elongated dresses were covered in illustrated faces and stars for a collection that was equal parts elegance and whimsy. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Cropped utility coats / Relaxed trousers / Braided sweaters / Robe coat / Pencil skirts / Tiered cape / Elongated tunics / ...
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Chanel -

TUTTI FRUTTI Paris: Karl Lagerfeld put a whole new meaning on shopping when he showed his latest Fall collection for Chanel. Staged in a Chanel supermarket with groceries aptly labeled Chanel - models wore pastel colored skinny tracksuits, fitted jackets, oversized sweaters, skirts over pants – what more does a girl want than to be shopping in Chanel comfort! – Lizzy ...
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Saint Laurent -

CARNABY STREET Paris: Hedi Slimane delivered an interesting collection for Saint Laurent, albeit that he acknowledged inspiration from the work and words of John Baldessari. The lineup was firmly based on the idea of Carnaby Street with a silhouette that was short, sharp, playful and young with a plethora of glitter, sequins, little bow ties and of course, a riff on ...
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ysl fall 14

Best of PFW, Pt.1

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Introducing: D-ID

Denim veteran Jimmy Taverniti returns to the fold this summer with the launch of his third premium jeanswear brand, D-ID. Stylesight caught up with the designer to find out more behind the brand in this exclusive interview. Jimmy Taverniti is one of a select few designers that have helped revolutionize the denim and casualwear market. Begging in Europe in the '80s ...
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