Daily favorites in Paris
It was a busy day yesterday, and a good day. Inspiring collections from Balenciaga and Rick Owens, while Ann Demeulemeester and AF vandeVorst choose their own path. My favorites of thursday were the return of models like Stella Tennant at the runway of Balenciaga. I love it when designers decide not to go for the blond Caucasian girls who all seem to look alike but to choose different types instead. And Tennant looked great.
Manish Aurora is a designer that fascinates me. He just does his own thing and keeps on presenting collections that make you happy and smile. I mean, I don’t think I will even wear one of his designs but I love the way he brings that Indian vibe – messy, colorful, over the top, ethnic – to the fashioncapital of the world with all his o so serious looking fashionpeople.
I think the vandeVorst-show was about feminine knights regarding the silver armor-wear and the banner that one of the models carried during the show. The designduo likes to dress strong women who protect themselves with an ultra feminine yet tough style. I personally liked the drapes dress in gray with a wet finish, underneath the dress was a silver body.
And the show of Rick Owens was the best of the day in my opinion. His dark shows alway gives me shivers, but yesterday his show made my heart jump. The women looked like goddesses from another planet, so gracious and proud.