There’s something about Paris that inevitably pushes your thoughts towards the floor-sweeping gowns barely touching ground in their motion, towards the most elaborate of the embroideries adorning ethereal fabrics in their weaving of modern fairy tales, towards silhouettes so dreamy they appear to be crafted somewhere out of this world.
In keeping up with the fantasy, the 10 most breathtaking gowns to have walked the Paris runways for spring 2015 share the same glorious distinction. Discover the awe-inspiring round-up, after the break.
In seeing Emanuel Ungaro’s gorgeous collection parade before your eyes, you truly come to believe that ”Wow” moments are made of Grecian draped jersey gowns and flowing capes, all painted in the boldest of colours:
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Imagined as “an impression of Impressionism”, Andrew Gn’s painted gown adorned with glassy flower appliqués made for the softest and most beautiful of artistic statements:
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Fluttering romance through all of its ethereal layers and subtle hints of lace, Nina Ricci’s pristine gown alluded to a distant past without losing touch with the modern times:
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Breathtaking is a word that can be used to describe nearly every silhouette to have walked the Valentino runway, yet in all of its fragile transparency, this floor-sweeping sea-green gown decorated with the most delicate of appliques made for a truly memorable moment:
See more: Valentino Spring 2015.
Dreamed up to fit somewhere between a geisha and a samurai, the Alexander McQueen woman may have been tightly harnessed, but at the same time she was decked in skirts cut like heavy poufs of petal pink cherry-blossoms:
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A fairy-tale-like gown, garnished with dainty flower appliques that speak of imminent spring, managed to blur the lines between dreams and reality as beautifully crafted by designer Valentin Yudashkin:
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Master of all things heart-stirring, Elie Saab’s glamorous gowns took a plunge under-the-sea, rising to surface awash in tidal colours, and decked in abstract embroideries mirroring the flow of water:
See more: Elie Saab Spring 2015.
Making for a fascinating trip over to the dark-side of spring, Gosia Baczynska’s shimmering black gown cascading in silky pleats translated as the breathtakingly modern rendition of a 1920s silhouette:
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Giambattista Valli’s idea of spring always leans towards the romantic and the utter-feminine, a concept so splendidly represented by the branches of blossoms scattered across the most basic of silhouettes:
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There’s the Grecian draping, the ethereal movement of the silhouette, and then there’s the nude chiffon fully immersed in transparency; layered together they make for an awe-inspiring tableau colliding the best of two worlds at Vionnet: fashion and dance.
See more: Vionnet Spring 2015.