Best of Fashion Week Paris Summer 2013 – Women’s Wear Part Eight
The day of the grand finale couldn’t happen with one of the stunning shows of Alexander McQueen. Luckily Sarah Burton really knows how to keep that fragile avant-garde spirit of the passed designer genius alive. This time the influences clearly included Spanish toreros and flamenco dancers but the typical strong, armour-like femininity of Alexander McQueen was present in every single outfit. I could not remember any other design house combine sensitive workmanships like smocking and knotting so skillfully and smoothly with harder features like crinolines and corsets. Again: I love Alexander McQueen - and Sarah Burton.
Last but surely not least we witnessed Marc Jacobs drop a Louis Vuitton colour bomb over Paris. He ingeniously used the escalators of the location perfectly to emphasize the linearity of the designs and to lead through the colour ways. All looks were presented in pairs, so the audience had the impression of watching girlfriends taking a stroll around the city. The silhouettes and the styling had a strong 1960′s touch but were still translated very today and seductively tomorrow.
All photos via Style.com: Monica Feudi/Feudiguaineri.com at Alexander McQueen and Yannis Vlamos/Gorunway.com at Louis Vuitton.
“Engel” by Paul Klee @ Kunsthalle / HamburgJuni 10th, 2013
Linda McCartney @ Kunst Haus Wien / ViennaJuni 5th, 2013
Art Basel 2013Juni 4th, 2013
Jo Brauer Pop Up Store / ZurichMai 14th, 2013
Kreislauf 4+5 (2013) / ZurichMai 8th, 2013