The Best of Paris Fashion Week Fall 2015

W’s editors choose the most influential looks of the upcoming season.

Rochas Fall 2015

Rochas Fall 2015 “Swooping birds met an icy blonde in Rochas’s Hitchcock-esque collection.”

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Dries van Noten Fall 2015 “With layered, voluminous silhouettes and glittering embroidery, Dries Van Noten offered a romantic start to Paris Fashion Week.”

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Balmain Fall 2015 “A lot of fringe went a long way at Olivier Rousteing’s unabashedly sexy, high-wattage collection for Balmain.”

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Paco Rabanne Fall 2015.Paco Rabanne‘s signature metal discs were reimagined for the 21st century by Julien Dossena.”

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Christian Dior Fall 2015 “Raf Simons said he was inspired by the animal kingdom, designing a new kind of urban camouflage at Dior.”

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Lanvin Fall 2015 “To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Lanvin, Alber Elbaz went back to his own roots with a Moroccan-inspired collection.”

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Balenciaga Fall 2015 “At Balenciaga, the ladies are punky and the punks are ladylike.”

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Rick Owens Fall 2015 “A first for Rick Owens: golden sequins and embellishments give a glamorous touch to his tough-edged silhouettes.”

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Maison Margiela Fall 2015 “With hobo coats, tattered skirts and plenty of theatrical flourishes, John Galliano brought his romantic vision of fashion to the cerebral Maison Margiela.”

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Comme des Garçons Fall 2015 “Amidst the chaos of fashion week, Rei Kawakubo’s sublime cocoons felt almost ceremonial.”

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Junya Watanabe Fall 2015 “Junya Watanabe takes architectural dressing to new heights.”

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Hermes Fall 2015 “A quilted leather coat with saddle pockets was a standout at Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski’s effortlessly chic debut at Hermès.”

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Chanel Fall 2015 “At Chanel’s Brasserie Gabrielle, French bourgeoisie girls with a double life kicked the day off with a chic breakfast.”

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Givenchy Fall 2015 “Who else but Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci could make the combination of Victoriana and chola style into one of the most cohesive shows of the season?”

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Sonia Rykiel Fall 2015 “Julie de Libran channeled an updated version of the ultra-cool left bank Parisienne for Sonia Rykiel.”

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Giambattista Valli Fall 2015 “Giambattista Valli is known for his evening gowns, so it was refreshing to see a plethora of beautifully embellished trousers on his runway.”

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