An snapshot of the key commercial trends from the Paris presentations.
- The reinvention of tailoring gave styles a streetwear edge with unhemmed detailing and draped silhouettes, while minimalism fortified its importance in yet another city. Workwear was a byproduct of the rise of utility dressing and the Grunge aesthetic gained momentum.
- A utilitarian takeover saw the application of patch pockets and zips on everything from parkas to bombers and shirting. Voluminous silhouettes continued to reign in bottoms, notably across denim, tailoring and cargos.
- Icy hues of mint, powder blue and lavender championed winter pastels for a second FW23 fashion week. Rich tones of chocolate and coffee, along with alabaster, made way for new core colors, contrasting with vivid marigolds and petal pinks.
- Punk-inspired plaids reiterated broader grunge themes, juxtaposing smart heritage checks. Playful central graphics and licensed collaborations, such as Disney x Maison Margiela, spoke to 2023’s Kidcore stories, while patchwork-style abstract prints put a focus on reworked apparel at several designers.
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