John Galliano’s final collection at Christian Dior opened with Karlie Kloss wearing a cape, knee high boots and a very large brimmed hat. The palette consisted of dark burgundy, green and black, fur coats, collars and hemlines trimmed with fur. For evening, light airy ruffled dresses.
“Christophe Decarnin was not present to take his bow at the end of the Balmain show. The designer was absent under doctor’s orders, after having recently been released from the hospital, where he was said to have been treated for depression. A Balmain spokesman said Decarnin was involved in the design.” via WWD
Lady Gaga made her catwalk debut today at the Thierry Mugler Fall 2011 show at Paris Fashion Week. Nicola Formichetti presented his collection titled “Anatomy of Change” which showcased a form fitting silhouette, sheer fabric, fur crop jackets while the models vogued in between the wooden beams. P.S Ataui Deng killed it at the 5:59 mark.
Gareth Pugh Fall 2011 collection took on a medieval goth feel in most black leather, structured shoulders, blue chiffon , intersecting zippers and gold on black to mimic armor.
Hakaan Fall 2011 collection at Paris Fashion Week, was dark and a bit gothic. The collection comprised of black, grey, red and neutrals; silk tuxedo jackets, long form fitting dresses with cutouts, with fur and leather coats.