Taking inspiration the “effortless style and hazy psychedelia” of Jim Morrison, Paul Smith’s fall/winter 2014 collection shows casual luxury at its finest. The core of the styles featured bohemian textile art and tapestry on jackets, scarves, suede ponchos and cashmere sweaters in a range of navy, camel, orange and burgundy.
Music symbol covered sweatshirts, jackets and sweaters we also part of the collection, and solid loose trousers, leather pants, oversized jackets and bags, and shirts with exaggerated lapels and sequin panels filled out the rest of the looks. For the shoes, the printed chukka boots and sneakers had to be my favorite:
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Making Y-3’s Paris Fashion Week debut, Yohji Yamamoto presented the adidas collaboration’s fall/winter 2014/2015 collection in Couvent des Cordeliers. Yamamoto explained that he wanted to pay homage to the couturiers of the 60’s and infuse their spirit into the collection, and was also thinking clothing superheroes wear. He brought these two worlds together for his collection, “cut for an active and fighting life style”.
Bold primaries such as red, yellow and cobalt blue are mixed with black and army green in the sport-chic collection for both men and women, and it was presented in a black and white setting with a neon light backdrop as the models walked the runway to superhero music themes.