Paris Fashion Week: Make my day – punk rocks the catwalk

While commerce remains at the forefront of the minds of the Paris Fashion Week designers, many of whom answer to luxury conglomerates such as PPR and LVMH, providing a fantasy and a sense of spectacle is king.

So what should be made of a return by many to the signatures with which pioneering designers and established houses alike made their name?

Yesterday, Japanese avant-garde designer Junya Watanabe delivered a collection based on the biker jacket: a garment he has continually worked into his designs.Read more
Courtesy : www.independent.co.uk

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