New York, NY October 1, 2014
For his spring/summer 2015 line, Slimane brought the cool funk to the Paris runway, yet again. Loving the look and feel of rock-n-roll of the late 70s and early 80s, the designer mixes tomboyish structures with feminine silhouettes—a sexy trait he’s mastered—with skinny fitting pantsuits in shiny black and exaggerated-lapel leather blazers. Leopard prints make another appearance on shiny gold mini shirtdresses and skinny neck scarves. Slimane loves mixing textures and prints, and he does so again for that added rebel appeal, pairing sequined velvet blazers in jewel tones with tiny striped tanks and leather mini skirts. A patchwork denim mini lends a touch of Americana to a sparkly blazer with a British pop-star appeal.
We don’t know if it’s the woman Slimane represents with his clothes, or his collection in its entirety that we covet most each season, but either way—we really like it.