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Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 7 

Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 7 

With only two more days of Parisian collections to go we can begin to draw conclusions about what will define the  French “look” for Spring-Summer 2016.  We are noting a sartorial approach in which  simplicity is influencing both styles and garment construction.  The results include classic bourgeois staples sure to drive retail sales alongside a

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Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 6

Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 6

As we head to the finish line the Paris Spring-Summer 2016 collections are starting to form more concise messages.  Here, as in New York, London and Milan, designers are following tradition as they focus on the strengths for which they have become renowned.  It is Paris doing what Pairs does best,  season after season. Politeness

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Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 4

Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 4

Paris fashion is proving to be a bit of a puzzlement. Each day of the Spring-Summer 2016 collections seems to march to its own drum, delivering new directions that lack an obvious likeness to anything shown just days earlier.

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Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 3
Paris Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2016, Day 1
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 9, Part 1
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 8, Part 3

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 8, Part 3

Hermès Fall 2013 and Paul & Joe certainly have distinct and well-defined brand identities but both showed a relaxed and easy sophistication.

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 8, Part 2
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 8, Part 1

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 8, Part 1

Fresh and compelling ideas make a statement: Chanel Fall 2013 1920s bob-like mink head caps; Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s two-tone dyed fox.

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 7, Part 3
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 7, Part 2
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 4, Part 3
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 4, Part 2
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 4, Part 1

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 4, Part 1

Raf Simons for Christian Dior Fall 2013 and Isabel Marant showcase unique French design perspectives that make Paris Fashion Week exciting.

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 3, Part 3
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 3, Part 2

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 3, Part 2

Rick Owens Fall 2013 brings dramatic showmanship & unique, sculptural designs. Barbara Bui’s flawless cuts, extraordinary material choices…

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 3, Part 1

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 | Highlights Day 3, Part 1

Fluid movement and strong ornamentation take the stage in collections from Ann Demeulemeester Fall 2013, Manish Arora and Sharon Wauchob.

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