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Fashion Week Chanel Spring 2017 Was All About "Timeless Femininity" At Chanel's Spring 2017 show, designer Karl Lagerfeld explains that his designs highlight the "timeless femininity" of lingerie — which he describes as "intimate technology." There was certainly a lot of technology at the massive show, which turned the Palais Royal in Paris into a server farm. Front-rowers like Usher, Caroline De Maigret, and Anna Mouglalis also reflect on the latest, tech-inflected collection from Chanel.
Fashion Week In Giambattista Valli's Dream Show, Elizabeth Taylor Opens and Closes, and Brad Pitt Sits Front Row Designer Giambattista Valli plays a rapid-fire game of "Would You Rather" with W's Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert. Backstage at his Spring 2017 show, Valli weighs in on dressing first ladies (Michelle Obama, naturally), his ideal front row, and why he loves bad press.
Fashion Week Maria Grazia Chiuri Talks About Her First Collection for Dior Dior's Spring 2017 show was an iconic one. First, it was Maria Grazia Chiuri's debut as creative director. Second, it was the first time in the brand's 70-year history it was helmed by a woman. This significance was not lost on supermodel Karlie Kloss backstage, or the designer herself.
Fashion Week Balmain Designer Olivier Rousteing Prefers Bad Hair Over Bad Makeup "At the end, you can still have sex." W contributing fashion editor Giovanna Battaglia sits down with Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing for a lightning round of "Would You Rather?" (Though not before he tries to turn the tables on her.) The questions at hand: Barbie vs. Minnie Mouse? Bill Clinton vs. Melania Trump? And perhaps most essentially, bad hair vs. bad makeup on the runway?
Fashion Soko Loved Gucci's Spring 2017 Hollywood Forever Cemetery The French singer and It girl Soko fell in love with Gucci's Spring 2017 and its references to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Here, she and Lou Doillon dispatch from Milan Fashion Week.
Fashion Prada Spring 2017: Go Behind the Scenes with Pat McGrath Go backstage at Prada's spring 2017 show at Milan Fashion Week, where Miuccia Prada decked out models in a cacophony of feathers and prints, but let their beauty speak for itself – with a little help, of course, from Pat McGrath.
Fashion Week The Making of Marc Jacobs’s Spring 2017 Set Go behind the scenes with Stefan Beckman, fashion’s favorite set designer – and Marc Jacobs’s 12-year partner-in-crime – at the Hammerstein Ballroom, which the two transformed into a rave-like, “Blade Runner” extravaganza complete with 1,500 lightbulbs, dry ice machines, and glittering pools of glycerin for the grand finale of New York Fashion Week Spring 2017.
Fashion Week 24 Hours with Thakoon, Before New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 Show After sitting out a season, Thakoon Panichgul is back at New York Fashion Week with buzzy investors and a direct-to-retail business model. On Thursday evening, the designer showed his Fall 2016 collection, which included printed separates, chunky layered knights, tartan skirts and smart trousers, on a rooftop in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Here, the 24 hours leading up to the show.
Fashion Week Getting Ready for Tom Ford's New York Show with Cindy Crawford Come inside Cindy Crawford's bedroom in New York as she gets ready for Tom Ford's triumphant show at the Four Seasons during New York Fashion Week.
Fashion Giovanna Battaglia's Dispatches from Tom Ford On Wednesday night, Tom Ford made a triumphant return to New York Fashion week complete with a ready-to-wear collection shoppers can buy now and a select group of iconic supermodels. W contributing editor Giovanna Battaglia was on the scene to document the evening. Watch the full video here.
Fashion Week Karl Lagerfeld: "Chanel Is About Ease" Karl Lagerfeld and his muses Caroline de Maigret and Ines de la Fressange open up about the Chanel Fall 2016 collection during Paris Fashion Week.
Fashion After Yeezy at MSG, Vanessa Beecroft Strikes Again at Tod's during Milan Fashion Week For VB Handmade, a collaboration with Tod's, the performance artist Vanessa Beecroft created a living picture by way of her two favorite tropes: exquisite stillness portrayed by exquisite-looking people, including the star of her show, Karlie Kloss. (Plus some equally exquisite leather needlework by the artisans at Tod's.) Catch a video of the performance here.
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