Sparkly surfaces and sinuous fabrics put pants into contention for most favored eveningwear consideration.
Skinny leather pants moved into prime position as an alternative to leggings: rocker chic at Balmain and Givenchy, sculpted at Rick Owens and Hussein Chalayan.
Loose in the thigh, nipped at the ankle; pegged pants are the latest eighties trend to reemerge on the runways. From wide-wale corduroy at Marc Jacobs to dressed-up satin at Nina Ricci, these bottoms go from day to night.
The kind you donít take home to mother. The exuberant, loose, genie style closely associated with MC Hammer gets another go-round at John Galliano and Giorgio Armani.
The force that is Karl Lagerfeld powers through Chanelís preshow prep with a seemingly endless source of new ideas.
Balenciagaís Nicolas Ghesquière sharpened every idea he touched, starting with the little black dress.