Here’s What You Missed From Fashion Week! More Designs From Paris, PLUS BONUS FASHION From London!

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Glamorous gold formal skirt by Alexis Mabille. Incredible cut-out gown by Alexander McQueen. Bold purple rain slicker with slit sleeves, (trend alert), by Sacai. Smart tailored pants suit by Paul Smith. All images unless noted.

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Tied sleeve sky blue satin gown. Alexis Mabille.

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Nights in white satin, trimmed in lace. Alexis Mabille.

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Magnificent double breasted gown with fitted bodice and side panniers to add volume. Alexis Mabille.

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Golden girl. Side tie ballgown in glowing gold. Alexis Mabille.

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Sequined bodysuit in soft peach under embellished caftan. Alexis Mabille.

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Understated elegance. Rich toffee sheath gown with attached satin shrug. Alexis Mabille.

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French designer Alexis Mabille knows his customers yearn for a dramatic, entrance making gown. With this dazzling ballgown of gold, all eyes are on you.

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Joyous, brilliant color defines the 2023 summer fun collection by Mira Mikati.

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Exuberant palm trees are a favorite Mira Mikati motif.

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Happy colors on an ensemble of pure flower power. Mira Mikati.

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Cheery rainbow tones create this delightful cardigan and coordinated jumpsuit. Mira Mikati.

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Hand embellished knit cardigan sweater with bold pink trousers. Mira Mikati.

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Plain is not an option in the positive, upbeat world of Mira Mikati.

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Do you get the feeling this horse is wishing for a glorious striped sweater so he can coordinate with his rider? Mira Mikati.

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Sophisticated monotone ensemble featuring below-the-waist skinny belt by Paul Smith.

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Pale pink suit with subtle striping. Paul Smith.

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Modern fun. Sleek vest with coordinated shorts. Paul Smith.

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Iconic Paul Smith stripe incorporated throughout the top, trousers, shoes and bag.

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Easy going sundress with contrasting gusset by Paul Smith.

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Sky blue has officially replaced magenta as the “it” color for the upcoming 2023 season. Outstanding trench with leather trim by Paul Smith.

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Paul Smith certainly doesn’t make it easy for his customers to choose a trench coat. Another stunner by the eclectic British designer whose fashion ideas are drawn from art, music, and everyday life.

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Sheer baby doll top with bouclé cropped cargo pants. Givenchy.

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Slinky sheath knit maxi by Givenchy.

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Semi-sheer royal knit ensemble with silver embellished skirt. Givenchy.

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The “don’t sneeze or this dress will fall off” look. Pearl studded mesh over pale pink mini gives the impression of an imminent wardrobe malfunction, (in a good way.) Givenchy.

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Lingerie inspired slip dress. Givenchy.

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Cropped hoodies remain popular into Spring/Summer 2023. Givenchy.

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Fringed open work top under a denim ensemble. Givenchy.

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White halter dress embellished with ostrich feathers and opera length gloves. American designer Matthew Williams was appointed as creative director for Givenchy in 2020. Watch the Youtube runway video here.


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Masterful tailoring by Japanese designer and founder of the Sacai label Chitose Abe, who established the Sacai cult fashion label 20 years ago to worldwide success.

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Pleats, cargo pockets and a fresh bell bottoms silhouette. Sacai.

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Asymmetric profile with a modern vibe. Sacai.

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The navy blazer reimagined by Sacai.

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Contemporary fabrics fashioned with imaginative tailoring, Sacai.

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The classic white button down in the hands of Sacai. Tactical fabrics and the popular slit sleeve.

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Pleated floral top, major cargo pockets, (a key trend) and must-have fitted bell bottoms. Sacai.

To see more of these innovative designs, watch the Sacai Spring/Summer 2023 runway show here.


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Sarah Burton, talented creative director of Alexander McQueen chose not to present her stunning collection during London Fashion Week.

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Instead, she held her powerhouse runway show a few weeks later, held under a transparent cloud-like bubble at the 17th century Greenwich Naval College, London. Credit:

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The eyes have it. Superlative tailoring and audacious seeing-eye motif. Alexander McQueen.

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Denim romper with belted leather peplum and spectacular thigh high boots. Alexander McQueen.

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OMG striking red jumpsuit with mesh bodice. Alexander McQueen.

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Cut, draped and crafted into an exquisite dress. Alexander McQueen.

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Skilled, contemporary tailoring by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.

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Gorgeous fabric worked to craft this sexy, daring dress and “I-want-those” boots. Alexander McQueen.

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Preeminent tailoring produced this magnificent dress, sure to be seen on the top red carpets around the world. Alexander McQueen.

You’ll want to see every look from this sensational collection. Watch the Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2023 runway show here.

Diane Weisbeck

Diane Weisbeck is a native New Yorker. A luxury lifestyle content writer, Diane was a retail buyer for Lord & Taylor’s flagship store, a product design/developer for Saks Fifth Avenue’s corporate office and a Director of Retail for major museums and high end retailers. She assists global luxury brands with their marketing and brand strategies and is also a Fair Trade corporate art consultant.

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