During Couture Week, chatter undoubtedly moves to who will impress the fashion world the most, who's collection will go viral and break the internet? More often than not, Karl Lagerfeld is the architect of such a vision that burns into people's retinas, leaving them with a visual feast worthy of 1,000 'likes' a second.
And with great reason.
The number of man hours required to assemble each work of art down the runway is exhausting just to imagine. Let's not forget the set itself, which often is more like an art installation than a temporary set.
Among the flowers in bloom at Paris' Grand Palais, there were hats galore (in tulle), beanies, and floral tweed jackets embellished with crystals. Colors were the full range of pastels, not unlike Giambattista Valli the day prior. Ankle-length chiffon skirts swished over midi skirts and cropped tops. Everywhere you looked it was layers of tulle punctuated by pastel tweed applied to skirt suits. And in case you're wondering what the hottest accessory will be for Spring 2015? The black veil. It was here at Chanel and Giambattista Valli. Karl has done it again. Bien sûr.