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 types in sheer, unzipped tops and dazzling blazers Sunday night, marking the return of French label to Paris Style Week’s menswear demonstrates – and closing the week of situations.

Leggy and long-haired, they marched down a large runway in sunglasses, hands thrust in entrance pockets, as spotlights blinked.

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

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A prolonged beige coat more than a leather-based jacket paired with an extremely-slender tie and a white shirt included depth to slip-on shoes and uncooked edged denims.

Leopard and landscapes of coconut trees styles appeared on shorter sleeve shirts though huge necklace plastrons acted as outfits.

The sparse concrete halls of the display location – the Palais de Tokyo, a Trend Week most loved – contrasted with the remarkable configurations Slimane chose as a backdrop for his livestreamed shows in the course of the pandemic, with swooping drones and Renaissance castles.

The show drew crowds that swarmed the bordering streets, hoping to capture a glimpse of South Korean star Park Bo-gum, Lisa from K-pop lady group Blackpink and V, whose serious identify 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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