The highlights of Menswear Fashion Week in Paris

You missed the Menswear fashion week? Fashion is big mystery as far you are concerned ? No panic, we have prepared a recap highlighting the 5 menswear shows of this Fashion week.

The Balmain homage

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Olivier Rousteing, artistic director, signed at the Quai d’Orsay a collection in homage to the King of pop: Michael Jackson. The models went down the catwalk in pop costumes : a zipped red perfecto blouson, sleeveless jean jacket, t-shirt with sequins… Al this with a background sound that included Bad, Scream and a remix of Jam.

The Louis Vuitton novelty

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Rainbow event fashion show for the arrival of Virgil Abloh at the head of Louis Vuitton. The founder of the high street wear label, Off White, went all out with a very selective audience and models (fashions pros, rappers, actors etc). T-shirts mentioning “Louis Vuitton Virgil Abloh” were even distributed to the guests. A successful melting pot between the Haute Couture house and the AD. On the programme: a revisited “Keepall” bag, a Wizard of Oz pullover and a transparent t-shirt … A new wind is blowing.

The Dior Homme bee

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A successful first fashion show also for Kim Jones. Formerly at Louis Vuitton, he interpreted the work of Christian Dior and the House with light touches: embroideries, jacquard, toile de Jouy, and the bee (symbol of Monsieur Dior) reinvented pop style by Kaws. Full circle.

The dark side of Ann Demeulemeester

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A dark and romantic show that Ann Demeulemeester always masters with talents. Silhouettes that seem to come straight out of a poem by Arthur Rimbaud: silk, embroideries and pastels convey to the tall modes a look of androgynous scarecrows.

The Gadjo of Jacquemus

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The curtain dropper was entrusted to Simon Porte Jacquemus who took all the guests to the calanques of Marseille. A first men’s show, “Le Gadjo”, inspired by good looking Southern boys. Simple yet modern cuts and silhouettes... A sunflower yellow shirt, knitwear, cargo pants and Bermuda shorts with lots of pockets… Pastis in hand, it was an open invitation from the designer to come discover Provence.

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