Ballet Beautiful: Valentino A/W16

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WHO: Valentino – Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli

WHERE: Paris Fashion Week

INSPIRATION: Ballet and the Modern Dance Movement -“We want this show to be about living your moments, feeling each moment uniquely.”

DETAILS: Jeweled and crystal-embroidered nude-color tulle dresses, flowing shapes, fluid jersey dresses, bottle green, and champagne-colour silk velvet.

CORE COLLECTION ELEMENTS: Tutus, wrap around knitwear and ribbon lace-up ballet pumps.

Louis Vuitton A/W16

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WHO: Louis Vuitton – Nicolas Ghesquière

WHERE: Paris Fashion Week

INSPIRATION: Ghesquière said, “we had an idea of this trip, of a woman who could be a digital heroine, like Tomb Raider, when she discovers an archaeological site.”

DETAILS: mohair sweaters, jacket-sweater hybrids, midi-length dresses in heritage scarf prints and a white silk number topped by a black leather harness.

CORE COLLECTION ELEMENTS: Sporty, sensual, bondage, streetwear and the 1990s.