Paris Fashion Week spring-summer 2020

As every Paris Fashion Week, the major fashion houses focus their creativity to create fantasmagorical worlds to bring their collections to life. From the Trocadero to the Canal Saint-Martin and from the Hippodrome to the Grand Palais and the Musée de Quai Branly, Paris is cloaked head-to-toe in haute couture. Check out a recap of the most spectacular shows and sets of this year's Paris Fashion Week.

Chanel: the rooftops of Paris at the Grand Palais

Chanel and the Grand Palais—this star-crossed partnership produces the most incredible shows every year at Paris Fashion Week. To unveil their new spring-summer collection for 2020, the house elevated its catwalk to the roofs of Paris, recreated under the glass and steel dome of the monument. Yet again, Chanel has dropped jaws.

Yves Saint-Laurent: laser shows at the foot of the Eiffel Tower

Anthony Vaccarello, head of the Yves Saint-Laurent house for three years, set his show at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Held near the Trocadero fountain, between the lights of the "Iron Lady" and the lasers of the show itself, the Yves Saint-Laurent show was positiviely electric, with some added star-power by A-list guests like Catherine Deneuve, Zoë Kravitz, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Salma Hayek and Rami Malek.

Dior: 160 trees at ParisLongchamps

Taking a green footstep, Dior put down the roots for an ephemeral forest of 160 trees of 60 different species planted in the grass of the ParisLongchamps racetrack to the west of Paris. Dior's set is an example of fashion on the front lines of the eco-revolution. The forest wasn't only a part of the decoration for the this year's Paris Fashion Week for the fashion house, but will also be replanted at the end of the event throughout Paris.
"Creativity must be responsible" declared Maria Grazia Chiuri after the show attended by film and fashion personalities like Isabelle Hupper, Karlie Kloss, Julian Moore and Jennifer Lawrence.

Courrèges: neon lights along the Canal Saint-Martin

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Courrèges, faithful to its futuristic style, evoked a neon underground style à la Blade Runner along the Canal Saint-Martin, Paris' favorite youth-culture spot. With her third collection for the French fashion house, the German designer Yoland Zobel gave the show its tone—vibrant orange, featuring mesh and eco-friendly seaweed-based vinyl. The future of fashion will be eco-friendly, and according to Courrèges, it's already here.

Lanvin: tropical forest at the Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Bruno Sialelli, presenting his second women's prêt-à-porter collection since his nomination to the artistic director post at Lanvin, brought guests to the the Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac along the docks of the Seine for his show at this year's Paris Fashion Week. The spot, which is home to an impressive collection of art and artifacts from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas served as a backdrop for Lanvin's director's imaginative show. Inspired by comic books, Sialelli integrated strips from Little Nemo in Slumberland, a comic created by Winsor McCay at the beginning of the 20th century, into the dresses, scarves and flowy tops for a dreamlike show.