July 30, 2021

Paris

AZ Factory Will Cap Off Paris Fashion Week With a Show Celebrating Alber Elbaz

When Alber Elbaz died in April, fashion lost not only one of its most celebrated designers but one of its best cheerleaders. Elbaz was a glue between designers, retailers, and fans, often appearing in the front rows of other brands’ shows and offering words of wisdom to anyone who crossed his path. His runway shows, too, were some of fashion’s most fun, with good music, snacks, and revelry replacing the froideur that can permeate other events. At Paris Fashion Week this September, Elbaz’s label AZ Factory will commemorate his spirit with a runway show in his honor called “Love Brings

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Paris Fashion Week SS22 Street Style Looks

With Dior being one of the most highly-anticipated shows of the shortened Spring/Summer 2022 Paris Fashion Week, the brand did not disappoint when it comes to bringing in the best street styles of the season. Dior attendees showed up and showed out in their best fits for the latest Kim Jones and Travis Scott Dior collaboration show.

Denizens of France’s capital have welcomed tastefully paired monogrammed detailing with strong monochromatic suiting notes to celebrate the new seasonal street-influenced leisurewear. The Dior saddle bag was in full force, paying homage to the luxury brand’s quintessential accessory piece. Showgoers wore some of

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Highlights from the haute couture shows in Paris

Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNN

Contributors Leah Dolan, CNN

The latest run of couture shows in Paris signaled a return to relative normal, as the balance between digital and in-person events tipped in favor of the latter, and more international guests returned to the city this week to soak up the atmosphere.

Balenciaga stole the show when the brand — led by creative director Demna Gvasalia — presented its first haute couture collection 53 years after the house’s founding designer, Cristóbal Balenciaga, closed his couture business in 1968.

Balenciaga.

Ella Emhoff made her Paris Fashion Week debut at Balenciaga. Credit:

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James Harden frisked by police during eventful Paris Fashion Week

James Harden being frisked in France? Sacre bleu!

The world-famous Beard may get love from the Parisian paparazzi, but apparently not from the cops.

Just a day after Harden and pal/business partner Lil’ Baby were comically swarmed by photographers at the annual Paris Fashion Week, the Nets star was stopped by police and frisked on Avenue Montaigne.

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) argues a call during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo)

FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) argues a call during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo)

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James Harden frisked by cops, Lil’ Baby detained during eventful Paris Fashion Week

James Harden being frisked in France? Sacre bleu!

The world-famous Beard was stopped by French police and searched. The Nets star was let go and never taken into custody. However, three others – including rapper and Harden friend Lil Baby – were arrested for transporting narcotics, according to French reports.

Harden – who has been hanging around Paris with Lil Baby and Kanye West for the annual Fashion week – was on Avenue Montaigne when a nearby car was stopped after Parisian police smelled cannabis.

At 4:50 p.m. at 33 avenue Montaigne, local cops checked the three passengers of a

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The Best Street Style Trends from Haute Couture Week – Paris Fall 2021

The triumphant return of in-person fashion shows in Paris (or New York on a rescheduled date after a deluge of unexpected rain, if you’re Pyer Moss) also marked the return of the internet’s favorite part of fashion week — street style.

The fascination that surrounds fashion week street style needs no explanation. When the entire fashion industry gathers to celebrate a major designer’s new collection, naturally we want to know what fashion’s biggest players (and newest arrivals) will be wearing. The streets of Paris hosted swaths of attendees Haute Couture Week’s Fall 2021 season and when it came to street

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Kanye West Commits Style Terrorism At Paris Fashion Week

Talented yet unpredictable, Kanye West is one of the most enigmatic figures of our time. The 44-year-old rapper, fashion designer and would-be politician certainly marches to his own beat. A bass-heavy 808 beat, specifically.

His latest move? Turning up to Balenciaga’s haute couture show during Paris Fashion Week wearing a full face mask that makes him look like a bank robber… Or a waterboarding victim.

According to E Online, West happily posed for pictures with the accessory on and even kept it on whilst chatting with VIP guests like Anna Wintour, James Harden and Lewis Hamilton.

It’s a bizarre

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Highlights from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week 2021

Haute Couture has arrived in France for Paris Fashion Week! For four days, starting Monday, July 5, 2021, fashion houses will rock the runway with over-the-top looks. The event will feature shows from Dior and Chanel to Fendi and Balenciaga, which is presenting its first couture collection in over 50 years.

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Jean-Paul Gaultier
Models appear on a balcony at Jean-Paul Gaultier's fashion house after the presentation of his Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021-2022 fashion collection, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Paris.

Models appear on a balcony at Jean-Paul Gaultier’s fashion house after the presentation of his Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021-2022 fashion collection, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Paris. (LEWIS JOLY/AP)

Jean-Paul Gaultier
A model wears a creation for Jean-Paul Gaultier's Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021-2022 fashion collection presented Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Paris.

A model wears a creation for Jean-Paul Gaultier’s Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021-2022 fashion collection

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Jewelry Houses Embrace Futuristic Designs in Paris

PARIS — Traditional calendars may have been upended, but jewelry houses stepped up to the plate, pulling together pieces to show in the French capital for the annual July rendezvous even as they scrambled to meet clients in other parts of the world — including the Cannes Film Festival. The haute couture fashion shows had Paris buzzing with high-profile events that drew international editors, stars and clients for the first time in months.

Players large and small jostled for attention, with a number of jewelry labels pushing into futuristic territory, while others drilled down on craftsmanship to tell stories of

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