Paris Fashion Week – Designers You Know, Designers You Want to Know
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.
Magnificent dove grey coat with removable Provençal collar. Patou
Fun, flirty, fantastic and oh so French. Patou.
Feathers add texture to this sophisticated pant suit. Patou.
Patou’s jaunty white embroidered dress with puff sleeves.
Stunning embroidered dress with trumpet sleeves and hemline. Patou.
Move over Chanel, here’s the new little black dress by Patou. All puffs sleeves and bubble skirt.
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.
She looks sweet, but she can flip a 180 kg criminal over her shoulder without messing her hair. Thebe Magugu.
Bond, Jane Bond. Thebe Magugu.
Sophisticated cascading hem jacket and full pants makes this suit simply smashing. Thebe Magugu.
Smart tailored jacket with military style hat and Thebe Magugu logo.
Uma Wang, a contemporary premier brand based in China. Soft layers with a flavor of ancient history.
The innovative use of fabrics is a trademark of this luxury label. Uma Wang.
Elegant, asymmetrical layers and long fluid drapery is a hallmark of the Uma Wang Collections.
Creative, modern, avant-garde. Uma Wang chose to photograph the Spring/Summer 2021 Collection with a series of hazy grey, antique feeling images.
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.
Glorious, vibrant prints speak of positive things to come. Kenzo.
Digital blue rose pattern has the feeling of a much loved washed batik. Kenzo.
Kenzo ethereal aqua netting creates an otherworldly effect.