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Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014: The Looks We Love

W‘s editors pick their favorite looks.


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Anthony Vaccarello Spring 2014

“Not that you go to Anthony Vaccarello for demure, but I like this suede mini dress!” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Guy Laroche Spring 2014

“At Guy Laroche, the iconic trench coat is still the epitome of French chic—even in neoprene!” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Gareth Pugh Spring 2014

“At Gareth Pugh, the woman who fell to earth.” – Armand Limnander

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Rochas Spring 2014

“At his show for Rochas, Marco Zanini played with shine and transparency.” – Armand Limnander

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5

Carven Spring 2014

“A clean white top and coordinating skirt stood out amongst the florals at Carven.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Ann Demeulemeester Spring 2014

“An unexpected jolt of red popped at Ann Demeulemeester’s Victorian-inspired show.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Dries van Noten Spring 2014

“Dries van Noten’s gold, pleated skirt looks exudes a rich bohemian spirit; the ruffle is officially in.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Balenciaga Spring 2014

“Daria Werbowy made a rare runway appearance at Balenciaga this morning in a pale blue cocktail gown.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Lanvin Spring 2014

“Shimmer and shine, head to toe, day and night at Lanvin.” – Armand Limnander

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Nina Ricci Spring 2014

“The traditional white men’s shirt gets an ultra feminine makeover at Nina Ricci.” – Armand Limnander

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Paco Rabanne Spring 2014

“A crisp new start for Paco Rabanne with Julien Dossena at its helm.” – Armand Limnander

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Rick Owens Spring 2014

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Balmain Spring 2014

“The ‘80s are in full swing at Balmain, where there were oversized crystal-embellished sweatshirts and flared skirts for the party girl in all of us.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Dior Spring 2014

“The season’s embellishment and plissé trends, deftly executed by Raf Simons at Dior.” – Armand Limnander

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15

Jay Ahr Spring 2014

“Jay Ahr offered sexy and sporty silhouettes that every girl will want to wear.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Chanel Spring 2014

“Cara Delevingne as a chic gallerina in Chanel’s art-inspired collection.” – Armand Limnander

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Celine Spring 2014

“After more than two years of minimalism, print and fringe came to play in an awesomely multicultural show at Celine.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Comme des Garçons Spring 2014

“A dress you can really snuggle into, courtesy of Rei Kawakubo at Comme des Garçons.” – Armand Limnander

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Valentino Spring 2014

“A lesson in how to successfully tame leopard prints at Valentino.” – Armand Limnander

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20

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2014

“Paris was burning with Karlie Kloss vogueing at Jean Paul Gaultier.” – Armand Limnander

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Givenchy Spring 2014

“Indigenous cultures came together to dazzling effect at Givenchy.” – Armand Limnander

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Viktor & Rolf Spring 2014

“A punkish take on the traditional schoolgirl uniform, courtesy of Viktor & Rolf.” – Armand Limnander

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Junya Watanabe Spring 2014

“Junta Watanabe’s arresting flight of fancy.” – Armand Limnander

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24

Yang Li Spring 2014

“Menswear silhouettes with subtle detailing at the Yang Li show at the Jeu de Paume.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Maison Martin Margiela Spring 2014

“The Maison Martin Margiela collection was incredibly chic and polished, with touches of Victoriana, as in this great jacket.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Sonia Rykiel Spring 2014

“Sonia Rykiel’s classic knit was updated in florals.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Talbot Runhof Spring 2014

“This season, the masters of the cocktail dress were influenced by Barbra Streisand.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Akris Spring 2014

“Albert Kreimier, a Swiss designer with a predominantly minimalist streak, infused his Spring collection with tribal patterns and textures.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Alexander McQueen Spring 2014

“The tribal goddesses at Alexander McQueen’s couture-quality show were right in line with the season’s prevailing ethnic trend.” – Armand Limnander

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30

Acne Studios Spring 2014

“Sailor chic came in the form of a black tie evening suit with embroidered anchors at Acne.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Elie Saab Spring 2014

“The king of evening brings you cocktail and daywear, as well.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Sacai Spring 2014

“Sacai’s always on-trend sporty aesthetic had a little more of a feminine side for spring 2014.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Chloe Spring 2014

finale dresses “The ethnic side of Chloe with great reinterpreted eyelet.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Louis Vuitton Spring 2014

“Back to where it all began: Stephen Sprouse’s graffiti lettering opened Marc Jacobs’ all-black, emotional final show at Louis Vuitton.” – Armand Limnander

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Stella McCartney Spring 2014

“It was impossible to overlook the amazing lace lingerie slip dress on Joan Smalls at the Stella McCartney show; she looked stunning.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Vionnet Spring 2014

“Carolyn Murphy’s finale look at Vionnet was a pastel delight.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Miu Miu Spring 2014

“Playing dress up at Miu Miu.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Isabel Marant Spring 2014

“The girly, sexy Isabel Marant girl is in full force for spring 2014 with some added athletic gear!” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Haider Ackermann Spring 2014

“A glam tuxedo with the slouchy appeal of pajamas is Haider Ackermann at his best.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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40

Kenzo Spring 2014

“Fall was all about the Kenzo sweatshirt, but come spring all the girls will be wearing the “no fish” T-shirt.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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John Galliano Spring 2014

A uniquely Bill Gaytten collection with bursts of sharp color and shorter hemlines in a great neoprene.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Vanessa Bruno Spring 2014

“Vanessa Bruno is back to her whimsical self with a great floral prints and midriff bearing tops and skirts.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Alessandra Rich Spring 2014

“Alessandra Rich’s presentation at the British embassy was very appropriate for her stately gowns.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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Saint Laurent Spring 2014

“Once again, Hedi Slimane is in full rock and roll mode this season for Saint Laurent.” – Karla Martinez de Salas

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