Last month, fashion designers showcased their Spring 2018 collections in New York, London, Milan and Paris. Just in case you couldn’t keep up with the whirlwind pace or the amount of Insta-stories, we’ve rounded up the 10 best moments.
Rihanna, Ruler of New York Fashion Week
NYFW proved that it’s Rihanna’s world and we’re just living in it. The singer celebrated the launch of her instantly successful beauty line, Fenty Beauty, along with the spring collection for Fenty x Puma, which included a set complete with pink sand dunes and motorcycle stuntmen.
Tommy Hilfiger in London
Tommy Hilfiger packed up its bags in New York and landed in London this season to showcase its spring 2018 see-now, buy-now collection. The fashion house closed LFW with its ’90s grunge-inspired show. (Photo courtesy David M. Benett/Getty Images)
A Royal-Inspired Runway at Erdem
Kate Middleton is already a fan of the Canadian-born, London-based designer, and so it was only time before he looked to the royal family for inspiration. For his spring collection, Erdem was inspired by Queen Elizabeth II in the 1950s and her meeting with jazz singer, Duke Ellington.
Gucci’s Nod to Elton John
Elton John was the muse for Gucci’s spring show. Designer Alessandro Michele continued with his more is more philosophy, this time drawing inspiration from the singer’s Glam rock stage attire.
Models as Floral Bouquets at Moschino
The runway at Moschino was in full bloom as models like Gigi Hadid walked down the runway dressed up as literal floral bouquets. The floral theme was out in full force with skirts made up of roses and models outfitted in flowers from head to toe.
A Supermodel Reunion at Versace
The original supermodels of the nineties made a glamorous come back at Versace. Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen, Claudia Schiffer and Carla Bruni reunited for the show finale, strutting down the runway arm in arm with Donatella Versace in shimmery, body-skimming dresses.
Kaia Gerber’s Catwalk Domination
Cindy Crawford’s daughter, Kaia Gerber was definitively the It-Girl this season, bursting onto the scene during NYFW and first turning heads when she strutted down the catwalk for Alexander Wang. The whirlwind month included stops at London, Milan and finally, Paris, where she took walked for Valentino, Saint Laurent and Chanel amongst others.
The Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren Show in Paris
Actresses Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren strode down the runway on the Champs Elysées, joining a gaggle of models for Le Défilé L’Oréal Paris fashion show, which honoured France’s design talent. (Photo courtesy L'Oréal Paris)
A Unicorn at Thom Browne
For his first women’s show in Paris, Thom Browne brought in a unicorn. The whimsy was typical of the inventive designer whose show in the season prior included penguins.
Chasing Waterfalls at Chanel
Chanel brought nature into the Grand Palais when the fashion house created a replica of the Verdon Gorge in Provence, complete with cliffs and cascading waterfalls. The set took artisans two months to create and was, as expected, Instagram gold.