But Make It Runway
After Hedi Slimane’s exit, Anthony Vacarello was handed the reins at Saint Laurent. For his debut collection, he turned to the YSL archives for ideas, and this puff-sleeve leather top is inspired by an original ’80s dress.
At the center of Chanel’s fall 2013 show, a giant globe dotted with the location of every Chanel shop on Earth slowly revolved as models walked the runway. With this miniaturized clutch version, you can gift the world of Chanel on a string.
What happens when Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli combines inspiration from Victoriana and the ’80s Memphis Group design movement? Romantic yet modern marvels like this bead and sequin-embellished dress from the fall 2017 runway.
Sequins? Check. Color clashing? Check. Tromp l’oeil? Check. Pussy bow? Check. Satisfy the maximalist in your life with a maxi dress from the spring 2016 Gucci runway that’s all about Alessandro Michele’s signature design elements.
Karl Lagerfeld’s pre-fall 2016 Métiers d’Art show brought Paris to Rome, celebrating the two cities’ film histories. The new mule shape introduced on the runway and adorned with a serpent entwining a pearl is fit for a siren of cinema.
You wouldn’t expect Miuccia Prada to hold back on offbeat embellishments would you? Certainly not. This coat from her fur and feather and embroidery-bedecked fall 2017 runway is a testament to that.
For fall 2015 Karl Lagerfeld transformed the Grand Palais into a quintessential French brasserie. In addition to the requisite tweed, his chic ladies who lunch (or, rather dames qui déjeunent) were clad in designs with a dose of edge, like this vegan patent leather lasercut coat.