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9th March 2017

As Paris Fashion Week closes for another season, The sybarite takes a look back at some our favourite trends from the romantic capital…

Vinyl

Outerwear took on a much-needed weather-proof route with vinyl making it’s way through the catwalks of Lanvin, Saint Laurent and Chloé at Paris

Fashion Week. Prepare for a wet autumn/winter ’17 with these stylish yet functional additions to your wardrobe.

Lanvin

Metallic Tailoring

It began to make itself felt in Milan, but flashes of metallic tailoring are proliferating in Paris - most notably at Dries Van Noten. The designer's 100th show was a riot of colour with numerous archive prints overlaid with new graphics, each prompting a Proust Madeleine moment that meant one almost missed the metallic oil-slick oversized jackets.

Elsewhere at Lemaire, languid silver trousers squeezed their way into a collection largely filled with washed out blues and pinks, slipping in at the end to electrify a standard issue blue buttoned dress. And at Koché? Metallic blue short suits brought a new grown-up feel to Christelle Kocher's signature street-beat aesthetic. Time to switch up your all-black tailoring template, and sub in metallics with your neutrals.

Dries Van Noten

Polka Dots

VBrief history lesson: the 'polka', a Czech form of dance, derives from the Polish for "woman"; in Czech it translates to "little girl". The cartoonish print is unabashedly feminine - Christian Dior used it in his New Look collection, in what Vogue reported was a "direct, unblushing plan to make women extravagantly, romantically, eyelash-battingly female". For

Autumn, Winter ’17, Balenciaga used coin-sized dots adorned a couture gown created to mark the centennial of the French house. At Loewe, Jonathan Anderson employed them to uncharacteristically naïve effect, printed on tightly-pleated and ruffled silks. At Jacquemus, they were fat and globular, comprising the uniform for a Parisian girl who fell in love with a gypsy in the south of France.

Loewe

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