The glamorous city of high fashion had a lot of offerings for spring/summer 2016. We saw a lot of denim return to the runways of Chanel, Alexander McQueen and Guy Laroche amidst a sprinkling of metallic confections. Here are some of the trends Paris has on offer for Spring/Summer 2016.
Tiers. From collars to hemlines to all-over tiers, ruffles and frills added a feminine flair to the Spring collections.
|From L-R: Alessandra Rich, Alexander McQueen, Andrew Gn, Atsuro Tayama and Balmain|
Denim. A trend staple that never goes out of fashion made a stopover on the runways of Paris for Spring 2016.
|From L-R: Anthony Vaccarello, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Dries Van Noten and Guy Laroche|
Lingerie Inspired Looks. Slip dresses, baby doll dresses and rompers moved out of the bedroom this season in Paris.
|From L-R: Chloe, Balenciaga, Celine, John Galliano and Haider Ackermann|
Mesh Overlays. Mesh overlays gave breathy covering to cropped top pairings and sometimes came in dresses at the Paris Spring 2016 shows.
|From L-R: Alexander McQueen, Balmain, Akris, Emanuel Ungaro and Junya Watanabe|
Layered Looks. First seen on the catwalks at New York then Milan, layered looks made a final stop in Paris Spring 2016.
|From L-R: Alessandra Rich, Chanel, Balmain, Dries Van Noten and Isabel Marant|
Cropped Wide Leg Pants. Wide leg pants continue to have people in enthral and the latest styling to this roomy trend is a wide cropped leg.
|From L-R: Allude, Atsuro Tayama, Balenciaga, Hermes and Cedric Charlier|
Shoulder Cut-outs. Seen on all the runways from Milan to London, the shoulder-cut out trend is shaping out to be Spring 2016’s most loved trend.
|From L-R: Agnovich, Andrew Gn, Alexander McQueen, Alessandra Rich and Chalayan|
Side Slits. The side slit revealed more flesh than expected and will be more envogue come Spring 2016.
|From L-R: Acne, Alessandra Rich, Akris, Andrew Gn and Anthony Vaccarello|
Slim Belts. Slim belts emphasized waists on the runways of Elie Saab, Alessandra Rich and Chanel.
|From L-R: Balmain, Carven, Chanel, Alexis Mabille and Elie Saab|
Colourful Stripes. Designers in Paris made bold graphic statements with colored stripes in floral shapes and lines.
|From L-R: Chanel, Balmain, Cedric Charlier, Christain Dior and Elie Saab|