Louis Vuitton, Paris, A/W 2015
Hermès paired pinstripes and sheared mink trackpants to ultra-luxe effect.
Valentino designers Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri fused ideas from the Ballet Russes in Paris with San Francisco’s Beat generation.
Louis Vuitton menswear designer Kim Jones offered up a tribute to Christopher Nemeth, the London designer that lived in Japan from 1986 until his death in 2010.
Dior Homme showed a more formal and polished collection of grown-up men’s classics.
Saint Laurent called on 10 relatively obscure French indie artists including La Femme, Radio Elvis and The Pirouettes to inspire its utterly cool collection.
At Alexander McQueen (available at Harvey Nichols) Sarah Burton was inspired by the centenary of WWI for a collection with strong uniform and military references.
Lanvin showed (available at Harvey Nichols) generously proportioned outerwear and riffed on military dressing.