By Zaid Taji Farouki

Paris Fashion Week/ Saint Laurent

A few months ago the whole world heard the news about Hedi Slimane’s rebranding efforts to change the name from Yves Saint Laurent to Saint Laurent, many people were frustrated with such an idea due to how iconic it is. Today Hedi Slimane showed his collection, and it was The Wild Wild West meets Parisian runway. People may differ on whether it was genius or not, I loved it! Here are my favorite pieces!


All photos above were taken by Monica Feudi/

Paris Fashion Week/ Chloé

Today Chloé showed their collection. As you all know I am a sucker for simplicity. Here are my favorite pieces!  The blazer on the first ensemble, the ruffles on the second, and the color and cut of the third. Simple elegance!



All photos above were taken by Monica Feudi/

Paris Fashion Week/ John Galliano

Looking at the runway pictures, all I could imagine was the following scenario: A French designer,cigarette in hand, has to scramble to create a dress in a few hours for a woman who wants a makeover.  And all he could see was a few yards of cloth in the corner. He takes them, drapes them, and creates a head turning dress. A dress that reminds you of the simplistic origin of clothing, that it is a piece of cloth. Two hours have passed then he says “Voila” and the woman is off to her party in a flawless breath taking simple dress. Thats what I call fashion. I love when the origin of the product is emphasized when creating art pieces. Here are my favorite two pieces:


All photos above were taken by Marcus Tondo/