Photo Diary | 10 Fashion Moments in Paris for Menswear A/W 2013

PARIS, France — As the Paris menswear shows concluded on Sunday evening with Hedi Slimane’s menswear debut for Saint Laurent, some notable figures in the crowd of menswear buyers and editors quietly grumbled that this was a lacklustre season. But as always, the enterprising Sonny Vandevelde was backstage to capture those off-the-cuff moments that can make even a ho-hum fashion week feel a bit more exciting. Standout shows from Valentino and Raf Simons also helped to lift the mood.

Sonny Vandevelde is a contributing photographer at The Business of Fashion