The City of Light became the City of Menswear with a strong showing of luxury and direction.
Big Shoulders - American footballer type shoulders were one part Frankenstein, one part charming.
Clockwise From Left - Thom Browne, Lanvin, Viktor & Rolf, Lanvin
The Sea - Dark, brooding and unpredictable, (sounds a bit like Paris!), the sea was a major inspiration.
Clockwise From Left - Paul Smith, Dries Van Noten, Paul Smith, Thom Browne
Roll-Necks - Keeping the neck warm next winter and replaces the shirt under the suit and making the scarf redundant.
Clockwise From Left - Balenciaga, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton
Anorexic Accessories - Hand-sized portfolios and bags continued to dominate. Standouts were the mini-cases at Lanvin.
Clockwise From Left - Yves Saint Laurent, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton
Astrakhan - Fur got us by the short and curlies this winter. Masculine fur is short, texted and ridiculously pricey. Louis Vuitton used it on the side of weekend bags.
From Left - Hermès, Louis Vuitton
Crocodile - A reminder that Paris uses the best skins to make the best bags, Crocodile skins were made into coats and trousers.
Clockwise From Left - Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Hermès,
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