Celine closes Paris Vogue Week with bare-chested fashions and dazzling blazers

PARIS, June 26 (Reuters) – Celine designer Hedi Slimane despatched out a lineup of bare-chested fashions in sheer, unzipped tops and dazzling blazers Sunday evening, marking the return of French label to Paris Vogue Week’s menswear exhibits – and shutting the week of occasions.

Leggy and long-haired, they marched down a large runway in sun shades, arms thrust in entrance pockets, as spotlights blinked.

From sequin-embellished shirts to low-cut, skin-hugging pants and a shimmery crocodile blazer, Celine’s summer time runway presentation was full of garments imbued with an androgynous rock spirit, à la David Bowie.

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An extended beige coat over a leather-based jacket paired with an ultra-slim tie and a white shirt added depth to slip-on sneakers and uncooked edged denims.

Leopard and landscapes of coconut bushes patterns appeared on brief sleeve shirts whereas large necklace plastrons acted as garments.

The sparse concrete halls of the present venue – the Palais de Tokyo, a Vogue Week favourite – contrasted with the dramatic settings Slimane selected as a backdrop for his livestreamed displays in the course of the pandemic, with swooping drones and Renaissance castles.

The present drew crowds that swarmed the encompassing streets, hoping to catch a glimpse of South Korean star Park Bo-gum, Lisa from Ok-pop woman group Blackpink and V, whose actual title is Kim Tae-hyung, the singer and songwriter of BTS .

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Reporting by Laetitia Volga and Mimosa Spencer

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