Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013: Photo Diary, part one
The crush outside Dior Fall 2013. #backoff
Two things that are different in Paris: 1. At the movies,
Silver Linings Playbook is translated as "
Happiness Therapy". 2. McDonald’s offers macarons along with its Big Macs. One thing that is the same: People read
Fifty Shades of Grey on the subway. And then there’s Fashion Week, which offers multiple daily moments of surprise and delight. These are a few snaps from my photo diary so far.
Click through for all the behind-the-scenes pics…
A close-up of Prada, Spring 2013’s most covetable coat, seen here on an editor attending the Dior show.
People got into such a frenzy outside Dior—Marion Cotillard showed up, as did Mélanie Laurent and supermodel Natalia Vodianova—that many of them screamed themselves hoarse. (Vrai histoire.) It all culminated in people taking street style pics of this little dog. He’s SO cute. But. You know?
The astonishing magazine selection at WH Smith on the rue de Rivoli, where FW attendees stop to browse (and warm up) between shows. I was so intent on looking at Carine Roitfeld’s new issue of CR Fashion Book that someone stole my gloves!
If I ever do one of those psychological word association tests and the word is "joy", I will likely recall the joyous taste sensation that is Angelina’s hot chocolate. (I’ve thought about it at least 29 times since I had it.) Located right across from the Tuileries, Angelina has the kind of grand room that most people associate with the words "Parisian restaurant": hyperbolic chandeliers, faded tableaux, worn yet magnificent rugs. It was fun to be there with the fashion pack. One editor had a black and white faux fur floor-length coat casually tossed over one of the 19th-century chairs.
Stay tuned for more pics! In the meantime, check out some of our other Paris Fashion Week coverage, like our beauty director Vanessa Craft’s account of going backstage at Rick Owens.
And, our full list of Fall 2013 stories!
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Isabel Marant, original cool girl
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: 4 Canadian models steal the shows
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: The crazy scene at Balmain
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Backstage at Rick Owens
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A Balmain-inspired haiku + my cat looks like a top model
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A beautiful moment at Mugler
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Six learned I learned backstage at Gareth Pugh
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Paris street style, today’s top looks
PFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Backstage beauty at Anthony Vaccarello & Aganovich
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A closer look at the Dolce & Gabbana collection
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Denis Desro’s photo diary
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: The view at Jil Sander
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Sneaking into shows 101
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Now trending…kilts!
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A closer look at the Prada collection
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Chatting with André Leon Talley
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Backstage at MaxMara with Tom Pecheux
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Getting to MaxMara (or: four mistakes before 8:30 a.m.)
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: The best looks from day 1 of Milan Fashion Week
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Our top 20 runway looks from Gucci
MFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Food and fashion at Brunello Cucinello and Gucci (+ Garance Doré!)
LFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Behind-the-scenes at Topshop Unique
LFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Christopher Raeburn’s message in a bottle
Catch up on the top runway looks at New York Fashion Fall 2013: Marc Jacobs, Marchesa, Proenza Schouler & many more!
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: From backstage to third row at Michael Kors
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A day in the life of our editor-in-chief, part 3
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A day in the life our editor-in-chief, part 2
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: A day in the life of our editor-in-chief, part 1
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Stalking Anna Dello Russo in 12 scenes
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Backstage at Victoria Beckham
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Backstage at Alexander Wang
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Backstage beauty at Altuzarra
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: At Rebecca Minkoff, nearly at Jason Wu, comfort food at ABC Kitchen
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Street style pics from Day 5: Haute sport & part chic
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Street style pics from Day 4: Girl grunge & peplum chic
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Street-style pics from Day 3: Haute grunge, Russian doll flare, & biker chic
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Street-style pics from Day 2: Ladylike chic & animal print
NYFW fall/winter 2013/2014: Street-style pics from Day 1: Uptown style & downtown cool