04 October 2013 by

Top 5 Trends At Paris Fashion Week

Click Through To See The Top Trends From Paris Fashion Week!

1.Colour Wheel

Rainbow shades in bold, pure pigments brought a vibrancy to several of Paris’ shows. The queen of minimalism, Phoebe Philo went wild with primary hued graffiti, while Karl Lagerfeld explored kaleidoscopic shades at Chanel. Riccardo Tisci’s pailette rainbow dresses were one of the season’s highlights.

2. Drop Down

Long tunics and tops layers over wispy or flippy skirts created a new silhouette this season. A modern take on the classic drop waisted flapper look, the style was seen at collections including Balmain, Chloe, Celine and Kenzo.

3. Posy Power

Fashion will be in full bloom next seasons with all manner of petals, buds and stems finding their way on to garments. Whether it was tattoo style roses or horticultural sketches, inspiration was taken from way beyond even the most accomplished herbaceous border.

4. Fondant Fancies

If rainbow shades aren’t your thing, fear not. For next summer there will be a more gentle palette to play with. Sherbert lemon, lavender, spearmint and pistachio all features on Paris’ catwalks, pumping pastel tones with new energy.

5. Pleats Please!

Corrugated chiffon, silk and linen skirts have been seen on catwalks across the fashion globe. In Paris, pleats were also integrated into other garments. At Dries Van Noten, for example, we had pleated faux leather which was then stitched into ruffles and attached to tops, skirts and dresses. The pleated skirt found fans in Giambattista Valli and Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen.

Fashion month has finally drawn to close and what a stellar season we’ve had. From New York to Milan, London to Paris, we’ve been astonished, delighted and heartbroken by the best designers in the business.  And as ever, your trusty fashion team have been keeping tabs on each and every new trend that’s stalked the catwalks. So here is the final rundown of the hottest looks for Spring/Summer 2014 as seen at the Paris Collections. Click above to see the biggest and brightest trends of the season!


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