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  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Updated: 7:06am

Haider Ackermann

From the runway: Junya Watanabe, Haider Ackermann, Vivienne Westwood

Models present creations for Junya Watanabe during the Fall/Winter 2013-2014 ready-to-wear collection show. Photo: AFP

The day started off with Junya Watanabe. The Comme des Garçons protégé showed some interestingly cut leather biker jackets with check tartan skirts and sleeves. 

Sunday, 3 March, 2013, 6:11pm

Paris Fashion Week: variety is the spice

A model presents a creation by Haider Ackermann during the Spring/Summer 2013 ready-to-wear collection show on September 29, 2012 in Paris. Photo: AFP

It was a busy day for fashion in the French capital. Starting at 9.30am with a show by Japanese designer Junya Watanabe and ending with Spanish luxury label Loewe's show at the Universite Paris Decartes almost 12 hours later, the runways stretched the full scale of high fashion. It felt like an exciting day to be part of the industry. All of the 6 shows I attended expressed something totally different and extreme about how they developed as brands.

16 Oct 2012 - 3:34pm

Light fantastic

Embroidered tulle shirt by Lanvin. Feather-embellished oversized dress and leather gloves both by Ann Demeulemeester. Shoes by Thierry Mugler.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Open secret

Luxury lingerie can be slipped seductively under an outfit or command centre stage on its own. Either way, flaunt it.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Streets ahead

Every time I make a collection it's an exercise - sometimes I feel like I'm writing a book,' says Paris-based designer Haider Ackermann. 'Every season you have a new chapter and you have to inspire the reader to start exploring it.

11 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Theory of evolution

Make the transition from summer to autumn with ease by choosing pieces that will see you through the whole season. Stock up on lightweight knits, belts, puffball skirts and tailored shirts to keep you ahead of the pack.

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am