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Shows at Fashion Week

As Paris Fashion Week wraps up, we’re looking back on a packed show schedule and busily assessing the looks we’ve fallen head over heels in love with. Here is our definitive guide to the key trends and major ideas we think will be influencing the way you’ll want to dress next spring.

1. ’60s / ’70s

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And so we bid a fond adieu to the S/S ’15 runways, as Paris Fashion Week wraps up with some Female Trouble at Miu Miu.

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Vixen-vision: Miu Miu’s shady ladies.

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October 1, 2014

Trend Recap: Denim Redux

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A new proposition is emerging for everyone’s favorite fabric. Patched, washed and offered in fresh silhouettes and proportions: denim sportswear is shaping up to be one of next spring’s key trends. Think beyond your fail-safe jeans and consider jackets, skirts, jumpsuits and tunics as an alternative for your newest cool-girl look.

Shop below for your instant denim refresh:

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October 1, 2014

Trend Recap: Flower Power

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Fashion’s love affair with feminine, floral prints continues as designers in Paris offer a new take for next spring. Choose a dark or light romance, with vintage-inspired color-pop blooms or petals spliced, diced and patched for a new spin on spring’s freshest print.

Some eye-catching flowers to try right now:

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Yesterday’s runways took us from Italian holiday to historical Japanese fiction with classic prints from Valentino and startlingly bold lines by Alexander McQueen.

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Valentino’s Grand Tour-inspired collection was as beautifully varied as Italy itself. Creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, aimed to transport us to an era of Italian esteem, when Europeans flocked to Italy for a lesson in culture and aesthetics.

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Stella McCartney ruled the runway yesterday with understated elegance and minimalist femininity.

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Stella McCartney‘s spring collection showcased a muted palette with soft, flowing dresses and silk jumpsuits.

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Highlights from yesterday’s shows, including sleek elegance at Akris, sporty futurism at KENZO and bobo-inflected accessories at Chloé.

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At Akris, creative director Albert Kriemler showed a collection of precisely cut, monochromatic looks, many with textural, graphic motifs inspired by Russian artist Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist works.

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Highlights from yesterday’s shows, including art-meets-fashion at Junya Watanabe, the new It shoes from Acne and Jean Paul Gaultier’s ready-to-wear dénouement.

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There’s never a dull moment at a Junya Watanabe show. His cubist-inspired runway collection for spring may seem a little wacky at first glance, but if you look beyond the fantastical styling pieces, you’ll find cute striped tops, pleated skirts and other closet pleasers.

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More from Paris! We’re excited to share two new emerging ideas that we love, evoking moods of yesteryear or a brave new world.

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Vintage Lingerie: Inspired by the romantic past, beautiful lingerie shapes and details appear in modest victorian night gown dresses, delicate pretty blouses, skirts and slip dresses. Just so feminine. Perfection.

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New Collar: Exciting new neck jewelry features clear lucite or natural crystals that make a real statement.

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September 25, 2014

Trend Recap: Sport & Stripes

Welcome to Paris Fashion Week! Our first few shows have offered up fresh new takes on a couple of tried-and-true ideas.

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Sport: The sport influence continues with athletic inspired silhouettes in high energy contrast and bold graphics or softened-up chic shapes with cute striped trims.

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Stripes: Not for the fainthearted, these are bold, new lines that vary from chic, spice tones to seaside candy colors. We’re loving the play with multiple directions—from tiered layers to cut-and-paste sections.

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