Celine - Women's Spring/Summer 2019 Collection in Paris
Location: les invalides, a structure installed for the occasion like a black box with a set of mirrors with the drums of the garde-républicaine opening and closing the show.director of artistic creation and image: hedi slimaneinspiration: a collection which highlights the return of hedi slimane in the spotlight after 2 years of absence. she takes back the reins of the fashion house (after the departure of phoebe philo). a mixed collection, with the very first celine silhouettes for men.collection: a sharp and radical wardrobe with a strong personality. a short silhouette, with bold shoulders. black dominates the collection that is sometimes studded with glitter and sequins giving a shining effect. a touch of gold, and some bright colours like red and green for shining and sensual evening dresses. some pieces are decorated with frills and flounces for a couture, modern and young allure. we also see a rock allure which the designer is fond of with leather and zipped jumpsuits or motorbike jackets that warm up draped or puffed dresses. men and women match, nearly androgynous with fitted black suits and thin ties, as well as a play on contrasting black and white graphics and stripes. leather is also present in new celine silhouette for men.note: the new rigid black celine bag (revealed a few days ago in the lady gaga preview), short cow-boy boots and numerous fascinators which accessorize heads. a young and unknown casting.in the front row: karl lagerfeld an enthusiastic admirer of hedi slimane, as well as lady gaga, and catherine deneuve.music from the show (for use only in context of the show, under cover of the right to information).