If the shows that have taken place so far during Paris Fashion Week are anything to go by then accessories will be strong for Autumn/Winter 2016. Chunky jewellery is an easy and modern way of keeping a look on point, as proven byLoewe, whose spiral bangles were layered and heaped upon the models’ wrists. The house also went big on gold chokers, which were worn over high necklines for a result that was both antiquated and contemporary.
Balmain was another fashion house to embrace the choker, integrating shiny metallic and corrugated plastic versions into several ensembles. Creative
Director Olivier Rousteing’s collection was also
replete with tight thigh-high suede boots, ticking off an additional key trend of the season. Rick Owens
followed suit with conceptual thigh-high trainers in black and white that took ‘athleisure’ to a whole new level.
The hunger for fur shows no signs of slowing, with Vionnet and Dries Van Notenshowcasing coats and outerwear adorned with fluffy collars. But the chiquest (and perhaps wackiest) shaggy accessory had to come from Manish Arora, where the models carried puppies dyed purple to match their outfits.