The 5 Best Moments of the Last Day of Paris Fashion Week

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The Louis Vuitton show.
The Louis Vuitton show.Photo: Imaxtree

We’re recapping our five favorite moments from each day of Paris Fashion Week. Below: the best, prettiest, and weirdest things we saw on Wednesday.

1. Louis Vuitton’s sculptural jackets. We’ve seen a lot of great, hefty outerwear in Paris, but the streamlined jackets at Louis Vuitton took a different approach. With slim shapes and molded hips, they were a modern update on old Parisian couture silhouettes.

2. The moody lip reigned supreme through the end. Dior’s deep-purple lips were a thing last week, and the deep dark-purple pout at Louis Vuitton solidified the look as a big trend for fall.

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Photo: Imaxtree

3. Miu Miu was rich in interiors. The set at Miu Miu, the final show of the month, included another front-row-for-all experience, but this time, the fashion-frazzled were seated on oversize ottomans covered in velvet brocades and tapestries. Many of the looks mimicked the world of interiors decor, like Laura Ashley–esque florals and a duo of two beautiful coats in lustrous brocade speckled with embellishment and quirky name patches reading “Jack” and “Charles.”

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Photo: Rebecca Ramsey

4. Cartier was even richer in interiors. The famed jewelry house hosted a presentation at the Hotel Montana, a boutique hotel known for its downstairs disco. Inside, models lounged in various vignettes: Handsome men played poker in the upstairs loft, pretty young things sat in a candy-colored bedroom surrounded by macarons and Cartier’s new confection-colored handbags, and a madame lay on a bed in a bright-red gown, surrounded by the brand’s fabulous diamond innovations.

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In the Chanel studio with Hector Browne.

5. Hector Browne successfully made it through Paris Fashion Week. The Cut’s fashion critic-at-large Cathy Horyn was accompanied to shows (Chanel, Céline, Balenciaga, and Maison Margiela to name a few) by Hector Browne, a furry handbag in faux but very realistic dachshund form.