Paule Ka creative director Alithia Spuri-Zampetti unveiled her fall/winter 2017-2018 on the first day of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, one she says is directly inspired from France as "a style reference for centuries."
In the final phase of this season's fashion weeks, Paris now takes the stage, with 83 scheduled shows on the official calendar, starting Tuesday Feb. 28 with Paskal and ending next Tuesday March 6 with Paul & Joe.
Milan fashion week winds up Monday with Italian veteran designer Giorgio Armani showing his autumn-winter 2017 collection before the international circus of critics, buyers and top models decamps to Paris.
Mothers and daughters, siblings and families took to the Milan catwalk on Sunday for Dolce & Gabbana, who celebrated the family, as well as diversity in size, height, age and ethnicity with its celebrity customers.
Bottega Veneta looked to the 1940s for inspiration to kick start its sales growth for an understated but luxe AW17 collection showing Saturday in Milan, with fitted waists, accentuated shoulders and day-time tuxedos.