It was a big day at Paris Fashion Week—maybe the biggest with runway shows from some of the city’s most prestigious houses. Starting with Demna Gvasalia’s brilliant debut at Balenciaga, the day progressed into thoughtful offerings atCéline and Givenchy. Here, all the headlines in a bite-size format.
Couture for Cool Kids
At his Balenciaga debut, Vetements’s Demna Gvasalia drew on Cristóbal Balenciaga’s couture shapes, reworking them in new fabrications for a contemporary client. A shearling aviator, a denim jacket, a puffer, and a trench came with slightly pulled-forward shoulders for that ladylike hunch, while mid-length skirts featured kick-front pleats to allow a wearer to always enter a room thigh first.