Paris Fashion Week: A/W 2011 – Runway Trend Report

Paris Fashion Week came to a close on Wednesday, March 9, concluding the whirlwind tour that began in New York moved through London and Milan and finally finished in the city of lights. Below you will find the trends that emerged on the runways for PFW A/W 2011.

Runway Trend Report: PFW A/W 2011

There were several reoccurring trends that echoed throughout many of the runways. Leather was cropping up in trousers, leggings, jackets and skirts like those at Louis Vuitton, Chloe and Barbara Bui. Sheer, flirty and lacy flocks graced the likes of John Galliano, Elie Saab, Stella McCartney and Junko Shimada. Blue made its debut in all shades for Fall 2011. From the cool icy tones to the deepest royal blue tones it was the color of choice for this season. Christian Dior, Stella McCartney, Yves Saint Laurent, Aganovich and Amaya Arzuaga all embraced various shades of this color. And last but certainly not least, don’t forget the gorgeous fur! From Louis Vuitton, John Galliano, Elie Saab and Junko Shimada to many other designers fur was literally everywhere!


Trend 1: Leather (Louis Vuitton, Chloe and Barbara Bui)



Trend 2: Sheer (John Galliano, Stella McCartney, Christian Dior, Elie Saab and Junko Shimada)



Trend 3: Blue (Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Aganovich and Amaya Arzuaga)



Trend 4: Fur (Louis Vuitton, John Galliano, Christian Dior, Elie Saab and Junko Shimada)



Photographs: Louis Vuitton and Chloe courtesy of, Christian Dior courtesy of, Stella McCartney courtesy of, Junko Shimada courtesy of Thanks to all!
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Gorgeous dresses.
The fashion week is getting better and better. I guess I'll quit finding the videos on Youtube, the pictures tell all.

Rona M. Maxwell
New Era UK
Paris is known as one of the great fashion creator and it's nice to see this kind of show.
Great article, keep up the great work!
I love the pix the colores the variety of textures and fabrics. thanks alot
Thank you for all of your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed the photos and coverage. Paris Girl Couture :)

Stacie Fleming

Such a great picture painted with words to help describe the actual photos from the show! Well done!
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