×
2 554
Fashion Jobs
NORDSTROM
Asset Protection - Agent - Heartland Town Center Rack
CDI · Mississauga
LULULEMON
Assistant Manager, Operations | Upper Canada Mall
CDI · Newmarket
AESOP
Part-Time Retail Consultant | Aesop Kitsilano
CDI · Vancouver
LULULEMON
Assistant Manager, Operations | Bower Place
CDI · Red Deer
SHISEIDO
Director, Human Resources
CDI · Markham
MICHAEL KORS
ft Sales Supervisor
CDI · Mississauga
ADIDAS
Senior Finance Manager, Commercial
CDI · Vaughan
ADIDAS
Director of Finance - Adidas
CDI · Vaughan
MICHAEL KORS
Full Time Sales Supervisor - Scarborough Town Centre
CDI · Toronto
LULULEMON
Assistant Manager, Operations | Scarborough Town Centre
CDI · Toronto
LULULEMON
Assistant Manager, Operations | Lululemon Abbotsford
CDI · Abbotsford
NORDSTROM
Asset Protection - Security Ambassador - Pacific Centre
CDI · Vancouver
NORDSTROM
Asset Protection - Agent - Pacific Centre
CDI · Vancouver
AESOP
Retail Consultant | Eaton Centre
CDI · Toronto
TJX CANADA
Loss Prevention Customer Service Agent - Thunder Bay
CDI · Thunder Bay
WINNERS
Jewelry Consultant, Full Time, Winners & Homesense, Coquitlam
CDI · Coquitlam
MICHAEL KORS
Superviseur Des Ventes Dix30/Sales Supervisor ft- Dix30
CDI · Brossard
ON RUNNING
Sales Representative
CDI · VANCOUVER
TAPESTRY
Sales (Bilingual) Supervisor i
CDI · Halton Hills
MICHAEL KORS
Gestionnaire Des Ressources Humaines – Canada/Human Resources Manager – Canada
CDI · Montreal
ESTEE LAUDER
Associate Consultant - Clinique - Toronto, on
CDI · Toronto
TJX CANADA
Loss Prevention Store Investigator - Sudbury
CDI · Greater Sudbury
Published
Sep 30, 2021
Reading time
3 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Elsewhere in Paris: Patou and Acne Studios

Published
Sep 30, 2021

Paris is all about contrasts, as Patou went for a voluminous Puss-in-Boots-meets-d’Artagnan, while Acne Studios riffed on innerwear as outerwear in the latest body con statement this season
 

Patou: Richelieu 'n' Roll


Patou - Spring/ Summer 2022 - Paris - Photo: Courtesy of Patou



Already after just three years, with Guillaume Henri designing, Patou has grown rapidly and now includes 130 retail store and online shop clients.

“We are all now just going back to real life and I asked myself, what would we wear? And I decided to dress people for a party that doesn’t exist, a little crazy. So, I had in mind a little hero – Puss in Boots. And using multiple artists who use fantasy as an escape.,” explained Henri.
 
He went on to incorporate sketches by Christian Berard who art directed Beauty and the Beast; Jean Jacques Lequeu who sketched a fantasy world known as The Island of Love; or Gustave Doré who sketched Puss in Boots.
 
Many 18th-century silhouettes and Cardinal Richelieu shapes but in Clongowes Wood purple, recycled faille. Indeed, some 90% of the collection’s fabrics are upcycled or recycled.


Patou - Spring/ Summer 2022 - Paris - Photo: Courtesy of Patou


 
Multiple musketeers’ references with collars that dive 10 inches down the chest; cavalier cuffs and shirts that ballooned out from the body. Mixed in with pleated sports skirts, respecting Jean Patou’s origins as the first true designer to design chic active sportswear. Or boy’s bloomers worn with recycled knit cardigans, or even a sweatshirt trimmed with gros-grain ribbon.
 
“Have to admit, this the first time in my entire life that l have showed a sweatshirt during fashion week,” laughed Henri. In another first he shot his own video – where he defines five clients: executive lady, cool girl, influencer, woman in a hurry and couture model.
 
Everything finished with “royal jewelry” like beaded faux gold chains and necklaces and chunky belt buckles used in faille belts.
 
In a word, his most realized collection for Patou, a LVMH house that has quietly gathered real momentum.
 
 

Acne Studios: Getting in touch with your outermost innerwear


 
Innerwear as wild and enticing outerwear was the key message at the latest collection from Acne Studios.
 
After the most exposed flesh season in Milan in decades, they are also flaunting it in Paris, especially at Acne Studios, where most of the cast looked like they emerged from a boudoir.


Acne Studios - Spring/ Summer 2022 - Paris - Photo: FashionNetwork.com


 
Corsetry inverted; cut on the bias, dissected with harnesses and extended into body stockings. Lace body stockings and micro crochet bras and tops. All of it chopped up, slightly torn, stitched together with straps. 
 
Naughty fashion but never sado-masochistic. Women in control but not a dominatrix in sight. All marching on a crushed velvet catwalk, towering but not teetering over the audience, as they marched in giant plywood platforms.


Acne Studios - Spring/ Summer 2022 - Paris - Photo: FashionNetwork.com


 
It’s a telling comment on this season, that even if barely escaping the pandemic and still very much in the midst of the Me Too movement, designers are sending out so much revealing fashion. Bodycon styles are everywhere, and the message is very much that women can be as proud and suggestive as they wish, and that does not cheapen them one iota.
 
Hence, this was the latest triumph by Acne Studios' designer Jonny Johansson, who has managed to turn a cool and credible Swedish brand into a must-see show in the world’s leading capital of fashion, Paris.

Copyright © 2022 FashionNetwork.com All rights reserved.