Attending the couture shows is just as much a game of dress-up as seeing what takes a turn down the catwalk. Here I play style spy to see the top 10 trends playing out on the streets of Paris – from the return of the trophy jacket to continued sportswear hints.
With temperatures plummeting, the fluffy stuff became more than just a decorative style trick at the couture shows.
Swaying strands brought an instant note of rock ‘n’ roll to the couture shows.
If there’s one place a trophy jacket has reason to exist (aside from spring/summer 2009, its original heyday), it’s at the couture shows, where sparkle and spangle are de rigueur.
Dressing head-to-toe in one colour is the smart dresser’s styling option. It’s a new way of thinking when it comes to blocking colours, especially when the shades of choice are white or grey – aka sophisticated and semi-conservative.
Touch of Sport
This is about a flash of a sweatshirt, a subtle trainer, a zip-up top layered beneath a jacket. Whatever the touch, it hints at being active.
The Longer Length Coat
How to make a couture entrance? Sweep in and out with a long-length coat that makes your arrival – and departure – known.
Be it a khaki shirt or epaulet detailing elsewhere, military styles were out to combat the couture schedule.
Skinny fit just doesn’t say sophistication quite as well anymore.
Amid the grey and snowy skies of Paris came a welcome burst of colourful accessories. Bright bags lead the way.
Still the favourite way to layer for winter – and add a new dimension to seasonal sweatshirts.