PARIS (Reuters) – French style label AMI pushed the boat out for its newest style present in Paris on Saturday – internet hosting its catwalk show on the banks of the Seine river at nightfall.
The model, based just below 10 years in the past by designer Alexandre Mattiussi, is one in every of a decreased quantity presenting collections with bodily occasions this season, after some labels opted for digital shows and movies for Paris Trend Week.
Fashions, together with some common Parisians, paraded AMI’s newest appears on the jetty by the river, as friends regarded on from a barge, surrounded by Paris’s romantic bridges the place passersby stopped to observe. A number of screens contained in the boat allowed the viewers to have a better take a look at the runway.
The gathering was the primary main womenswear one for the model, which first erupted on the scene with males’s clothes.
Seems to be included lengthy black attire, beige go well with ensembles, checkered shorts and pencil skirts, whereas a number of fashions wore ruffled pastel attire with a Pierrot-style collar.
“We have to have fun a little bit bit, when you might have this type of disaster, it’s extremely straightforward to fall right into a form of despair,” Mattiussi mentioned in an interview earlier than the present, including he was eager to return to the catwalk regardless of the coronavirus pandemic.
“I really feel like there’s a problem and accountability to lookup and take a look at the sunshine and possibly to take part in this type of ‘starting once more”.”
Masked friends, who have been supplied alcohol gel upon arrival – with 140 in attendance in comparison with the 600 or AMI may often invite – included “Sport of Thrones” actress Maisie Williams, who additionally watched Christian Dior’s present earlier within the week. French actress Emmanuelle Beart additionally attended.
(Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau, Michaela Cabrera and Sarah White; Modifying by Hugh Lawson)