4 Highlights From Paris Couture Week: Day Two

BY Aneri Shah / Jul 8 2020 / 08:00 AM

The digital showcases continued on for a second day, filled with plenty of energy and fresh was of displaying the new collections

4 Highlights From Paris Couture Week: Day Two

Virginie Viard emerged from lockdown with an unconventional (yet very punk rock) approach...

Since succeeding Karl Lagerfeld as creative director of Chanel, Virginie Viard created an eccentric couture lineup in reference to 18th Century aesthetic, but with a fresh youthful twist, of course...

…while Alexis Mabille delivered high drama, as he conveyed major attitude.

The French designer clearly wanted to really highlight the personality of his dresses. Moving away from his love of themed collections, the variation of his look book felt more adapted to the spectrum of his clients: from evening dresses to stylized caftans.

When Vauthier dreams, he dreams big…

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Alexandre Vauthier presented 24 looks, adding a dash of French sophistication within his contemporary designs. Karim Sadli shot one half of the lookbook in Paris, while Inez and Vinoodh shot the other in the Hamptons.

…and Rahul Mishra makes history as the first Indian designer to display a collectio at Paris Couture Week.

With India’s strict lockdown measures heavily impacting embroiders, the collection “Butterfly People” was made up of 13 pieces, portraying nature coming back to life without prior human intervention. A phantasmagoria of butterflies hovered vibrantly over lily ponds and gardens, enhancing an ethereal feel with the collection's facemasks.

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