ONE LOOK, ONE LINE

The Best of Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016

W’s editors share their favorite runway looks.


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Dries van Noten Spring 2016 “When it comes to unexpected prints and textures, Dries Van Noten is the mix master.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Rochas Spring 2016 “If you can wear your heart on your sleeve, why not Rochas giraffes on your torso?” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Maison Margiela Spring 2016 “A bit of deconstruction, a touch of androgyny, and a lot of Japan at John Galliano’s extravagant Maison Margiela collection.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Chloe Spring 2016 “Palazzo pants are a trend, but only at Chloe are they pleated and rainbow hued.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Paco Rabanne Spring 2016 “A new sportiness—and the coolest parka of the season—at Paco Rabanne.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Rick Owens Spring 2016 “A very strong fashion statement at Rick Owens.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Balenciaga Spring 2016 “Alexander Wang’s farewell collection at Balenciaga was also his best: an all-white, sultry ode to dressed-down romanticism.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Loewe Spring 2016 “Clear Winners by Jonathan Anderson at Loewe.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Alexander McQueen Spring 2016 “Couture-quality embroidery took denim from the ordinary to the sublime in Sarah Burton’s romantic Alexander McQueen collection.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Dior Spring 2016 “Raf Simons’s collection at Dior, inspired by Victorian underpinnings, delivered the chicest possible version of the season’s dishabille trend.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Celine Spring 2016 “An hourglass silhouette and a striking backdrop by the Danish artist FOS were just two highlights of Phoebe Philo’s chic Celine show. ” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Haider Ackerman Spring 2016 “Haider Ackerman’s fashion nomads ended up at a punk club this season—not a bad detour at all.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Chanel Spring 2016 “Memo to JFK officials: please watch the Chanel show to understand what a chic airport should look like.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor

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Louis Vuitton Spring 2016

“Science fiction and futuristic films may have been the inspiration for Nicolas Ghesquiere at Louis Vuitton, but the monogrammed jackets—reminiscent of last decade’s logo mania—will be the real world stars.” – Armand Limnander, Executive Editor.

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