Paris Fashion Week – Designers You Know, Designers You Want to Know

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Iconic Parisian Fashion, Patou

Guillaume Henry, designer for century old French fashion brand Patou celebrated the historic Maison with a fresh, youthful spirit. Voluminous balloon sleeves and skirts, spacious smocks, versatile Provençal collars that can be removed and dashing sailor hats, worn with a stylish attitude. Watch the Spring/Summer 2021 video here. The Patou brand has long enjoyed a history of illustrious designers. Young Guillaume Henry is revitalizing the brand so it speaks to a younger audience.

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Magnificent dove grey coat with removable Provençal collar. Patou

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Fun, flirty, fantastic and oh so French. Patou.

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Feathers add texture to this sophisticated pant suit. Patou.

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Patou’s jaunty white embroidered dress with puff sleeves.

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Stunning embroidered dress with trumpet sleeves and hemline. Patou.

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Move over Chanel, here’s the new little black dress by Patou. All puffs sleeves and bubble skirt.

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Thebe Magugu, native of South Africa, winner of the LVMH Prize last year, investigated the hidden world of spies for his Spring/Summer 2021 collection. If you look closely, you can see Magugu’s use of fingerprints and polygraph test imagery converted into printed textiles. Just don’t tell anyone, it’s a secret.

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She looks sweet, but she can flip a 180 kg criminal over her shoulder without messing her hair. Thebe Magugu.

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Bond, Jane Bond. Thebe Magugu.

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Sophisticated cascading hem jacket and full pants makes this suit simply smashing. Thebe Magugu.

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Smart tailored jacket with military style hat and Thebe Magugu logo.

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Uma Wang, a contemporary premier brand based in China. Soft layers with a flavor of ancient history.

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The innovative use of fabrics is a trademark of this luxury label. Uma Wang.

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Elegant, asymmetrical layers and long fluid drapery is a hallmark of the Uma Wang Collections.

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Creative, modern, avant-garde. Uma Wang chose to photograph the Spring/Summer 2021 Collection with a series of hazy grey, antique feeling images.

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Oliveira Baptista for Kenzo. The image of the beekeeper was the inspiration of this Spring/Summer 2021 collection, but in these days of social distancing, the extended mesh head covering feels more like a beautiful layer of protection.

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Glorious, vibrant prints speak of positive things to come. Kenzo.

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Digital blue rose pattern has the feeling of a much loved washed batik. Kenzo.

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Kenzo ethereal aqua netting creates an otherworldly effect.

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