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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.

RODARTE A/W16

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WHO: RODARTE

WHERE: New York Fashion Week

INSPIRATION: San Francisco and The Mafia.

The inspiration for this collection came from a trip back to Berkeley, where the Mulleavy sisters went to college and Caffe Trieste, where it is rumored that Francis Ford Coppola wrote the Godfather.

DETAILS: Ruffled leather, hand-cut floral paillettes, mesh and lace.

CORE COLLECTION ELEMENTS: Romance, hand-craftmanship and macabre.