Celine closes Paris Fashion Week with bare-chested models and dazzling blazers

PARIS, June 26 (Reuters) – Celine designer Hedi Slimane sent out a lineup of bare-chested models in sheer, unzipped tops and dazzling blazers Sunday evening, marking the return of French label to Paris Fashion Week’s menswear displays – and closing the week of functions.

Leggy and extensive-haired, they marched down a extensive runway in sun shades, fingers thrust in entrance pockets, as spotlights blinked.

From sequin-embellished shirts to reduced-minimize, skin-hugging pants and a shimmery crocodile blazer, Celine’s summer time runway presentation was crammed with apparel imbued with an androgynous rock spirit, à la David Bowie.

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A lengthy beige coat more than a leather jacket paired with an extremely-slender tie and a white shirt included depth to slip-on shoes and raw edged jeans.

Leopard and landscapes of coconut trees patterns appeared on small sleeve shirts though large necklace plastrons acted as clothes.

The sparse concrete halls of the present venue – the Palais de Tokyo, a Trend Week favored – contrasted with the spectacular configurations Slimane chose as a backdrop for his livestreamed shows through the pandemic, with swooping drones and Renaissance castles.

The display drew crowds that swarmed the surrounding streets, hoping to catch a glimpse of South Korean star Park Bo-gum, Lisa from K-pop lady group Blackpink and V, whose genuine name is Kim Tae-hyung, the singer and songwriter of BTS.

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Reporting by Laetitia Volga and Mimosa Spencer

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