Tuesday, March 01, 2016

What to Expect at Paris Fashion Week

Paris is often considered the world’s premier fashion capital. This is the place where historic fashion icon Marie Antoinette lived and died, where legendary designer Coco Chanel invented the little black dress and where haute couture was born. Consequently, Paris Fashion Week is often regarded as the most significant of them all, regularly attracting the biggest names in the industry.

Paris Fashion Week

The latest Paris Fashion Week starts today and runs on for more than a week, ending on Wednesday 9th March. If you want to get in on the action and see the latest trends literally as they descend onto the runways of France’s capital, you can watch live streams from Paris Fashion Week. You might want to check out the event’s schedule to see every designer who’s appearing. So which shows can’t you afford to miss?

Spectacular shows

Paris Fashion Week
As a fashion enthusiast, you may want to check out the household names – these brands always put on glittering spectacles when they come to Paris Fashion Week. In the first few days, you can catch shows from Lanvin (8pm Thursday 3rd March), Issey Miyake and Christian Dior (12pm and 2.30pm Friday 4th March). Meanwhile, iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood will be displaying her innovative collections at 4pm, Saturday 5th March.

Things are only set to heat up towards the end of Paris Fashion Week. On Sunday you might want to tune into glamorous showcases from some of the world’s top designers including Balenciaga (11.30am), Celine (1pm) and Givenchy (8pm). Meanwhile in the last three days you can expect to see blockbuster shows from the best in fashion including Stella McCartney (10am Monday 7th March), Chanel (10.30am, Tuesday 8th March) and Louis Vitton (10am, Wednesday 9th March).

Modelling masterclass

If you want to become a model, it's certainly a good idea to tune into Paris Fashion Week. Here, you’ll be able to see how things work at the pinnacle of the industry, as the world’s most illustrious designers gather to show everyone what will be the hottest style trends in autumn and winter 2016.

Of course, the most talented designers in the world are only going to hire the best models on the planet to display their creations. According to the Sun Daily, models set to walk the runways of Paris this time around are likely to include famous names like Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Lexi Boling and Julia Hafstrom. Watch these women work and they’ll show you how to succeed as a model when you have the eyes of the world on you!

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