Latest Paris Fashion Week News

Stella McCartney dabbles in art at eco-pioneering Paris show

Oct. 03, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — It was as much art fair as fashion show for Stella McCartney, who put on an art-infused spring collection at Paris Fashion Week on Monday vibrating with flashes of color. Iconic Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara collaborated on the designs showcased outside...

Glitzy Valentino show sees Paris Fashion Week at fever pitch

Oct. 02, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Valentino’s Paris fashion show on Sunday saw snared lines of black cars dropping off battalions of celebrities who, amid the commotion, just couldn’t find the entrance. Seated VIP guests were sweatily crammed in together inside the Le Marais venue, waiting as the...

Hermes unveils its Paris show, as Ukraine's designers unite

Oct. 01, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A giant, glowing crystal rock upon a sand-colored carpet evoked a glamorous alien planet for Hermes’ champagne-sipping VIP guests. Earthen hues like browns, reds and yellows -- colors long-associated with the heritage brand -- were used at Saturday’s show to create...

Loewe bowls over Paris Fashion Week; tribute to Miyake

Sep. 30, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Loewe’s ever-creative director, Jonathan Anderson, became the toast of Paris Fashion Week on Friday with his subtly provocative, concept-driven runway show triumph that had critics and VIP guests, including Karlie Kloss and Alexa Chung, bowled over. Meanwhile, U.S....

Chloe goes for pared-down 1970s, riffing on disco in Paris

Sep. 29, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Chloe — the house that invented ready-to-wear — got almost ready-to-dance at Thursday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week as designer Gabriela Hearst developed disco fever, cracking open strobe lighting, colored 1970s disc motifs and grungy hair. And this season...

Cher appears at Balmain finale at Paris Fashion Week

Sep. 28, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week roared into full gear Wednesday with atmospherics and excitement over Balmain’s evening fashion-music festival spectacular — a star-studded charity concert featuring the latest fashions, members of the public and performances. That included a finale walk from...

Paris Fashion Week showcasing 107 houses over 9 days

Sep. 27, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris is the center of the global luxury industry this week with Tuesday marking the first major day of ready-to-wear shows. Powerhouses Saint Laurent and Dior are among some 107 brands showcasing spring-summer 2023 collections at Paris Fashion Week. Here are some highlights so far:...

Fendi caps fashion week, going East in culture-hopping show

Jul. 07, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Fendi’s ultra-white, sanitized runway for once put the couture, not the decor, in the spotlight to cap Paris Fashion Week Thursday. That allowed guests, including Bond star Lashana Lynch and Korean actress Song Hye-kyo, to take in every bead, paillette and spliced...

Rousteing gives one-off Gaultier couture display in Paris

Jul. 06, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — An enfant terrible appeared in a new guise on Wednesday as designer Olivier Rousteing of Balmain took a one-off shot at a couture collection for the house of Jean Paul Gaultier. Such was the excitement surrounding the event that roads were blocked and security...

Chanel gets gently geometric in far-flung Paris couture

Jul. 05, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Birds tweeted -- not fashionistas -- the day Chanel brought its couture guests to the calm of the Bois de Boulogne forest. On Tuesday morning, bleary-eyed VIPs walked across tons of white sand through the Etrier de Paris equestrian center on the leafy outskirts of...