PARIS, France — Naomi Campbell not only owns the clothes she wears, but by her sheer magnetic presence commands the entire runway when she walks it. Donatella Versace knows this well, casting the age-defying 43-year-old to start Paris haute couture week with a bang of indomitable energy.
PARIS, France — Celebrated French fashion house Christian Dior sprung for a luxury jet-set tour of the globe at Paris fashion week on Monday, presenting a cross-continental look at haute couture with a collection inspired by the four corners of the world.
PARIS, France — There are only a couple of models in the world who own not just the clothes they wear when they walk the runway but, by their sheer magnetic presence, command the entire show and with it the undivided attention of every spectator in the room. One such model is Naomi Campbell.
PARIS, France — Hedi Slimane delivered an ode to the rockabilly styles of the 1950s with a twist of glam rock in an energetic Saint Laurent Paris menswear show Sunday.
PARIS, France — Hip Croatia-born designer Damir Doma added some twists to his signature menswear silhouette of wide torsos and billowing pants for the spring-summer 2014 season.
PARIS, France — Concluding Paris Men's Fashion Week, our trusty contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us backstage imagery from the Dior Homme, Miharayasuhiro, Damir Doma, Hermès, AMI Alexandre Mattiussi and Lanvin shows.
PARIS, France — Menswear season in Paris brought the lofty catwalks back to the people, with a series of shows that twinned the glamor and energy of high fashion with genuine wearability.
PARIS, France — Lanvin's spring-summer 2014 menswear show evoked a feeling of being on a film noir set.
PARIS, France — Givenchy delivered what could possibly be one of its most imaginative shows in recent memory for spring-summer 2014, a myriad kinetic play of stripes and color that confirms why designer Riccardo Tisci's collections are among the most eagerly anticipated on the Paris calendar.
PARIS, France — Straight from day three of Paris Men's Fashion Week, BoF's contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde gives us a backstage look at the Maison Martin Margiela, Juun J, Kris Van Assche, Cerruti, Givenchy and Galliano shows.
PARIS, France — Today, our contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde files backstage imagery from Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Dries van Noten, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Hommes Femmes on day two of Paris Men's Fashion Week.
PARIS, France — California-born designer Rick Owens can always be expected to produce the most high-octane menswear show of the day. But what was certainly not expected for Spring/Summer 2014 was the appearance of Estonia's punk-metal group "Winny Puhh" dangling upside down in lycra leotards blasting out a tune on an electric banjo. At the side, two drummers played throughout the show inside a vertical centrifugal wheel that sped