Excuse me for not publishing anything from Paris Fashion Week a bit sooner but I'm pretty sure that my brain went into a light coma as soon as it was over. Nights ending at 3pm and days starting at 6am is apparently not the best combination if you want to avoid looking (and acting) like a zombie. These days are always so intense, seem to go by in the blink of an eye and always leave me absolutely exhausted but the amount of fun I get to have and the adrenaline you feel I think make up for it all.
Above you see a few snapshots from Dior's show, which I photographed yet another season for the brand, as well as a few photos from the Roger Vivier presentation, wearing my favourite Akris jacket, Christian Louboutin prettiness and breakfast with two of the loveliest people in town.
The first couple of days of fashion week were for me filled with photography assignments and especially for L'Oréal. We worked together on a couple of shows, capturing the atmosphere backstage and on the runway. You can catch a glimpse of the Anthony Vaccarello runway above, which had an evening view overlooking the Eiffel Tower while the models were strutting down the runway in (quite revealing) pieces of leather, studs and sequins.
The Cartier presentation I'm pretty sure was a moment I might have dreamt... They rented out an entire hotel and set up a different scenarios in each of the rooms – one including pretty handsome men playing poker and a bathtub filled with Cartier champagne as well as another filled with cakes, the Cartier amulettes in all different colours and shapes and the cutest little bags. I hope that someone caught this afternoon on Snapchat since I don't think pictures are enough in this case!
The Paule Ka presentation took place at Palais de Tokyo and took us around the venue seeing how garments are put together and displayed. It's a little bit funny to attend their presentation here in Paris since my "prom dress" back in Sweden when I graduated 9th grade (the Swedish "prom" can't really be compared to the American one I've seen in movies so therefore the air quotes) was by Paule Ka, bought together with my mom and sister in Galeries Lafayette during a little weekend-trip to Paris.
The set draped in white curtains belonged to Lanvin and was one of my favourite sets of the whole fashion week I think – but that could also be because I have a weak spot for anything white and dreamy... Don't judge! I was lucky enough to be dressed by the brand for the show and felt like a million bucks in my black dress together with the prettiest accessories, which I later put to very good use while eating burgers in bed together with my friend Nicole (these contrasts are my favourite moments).
Okay okay, I might have spoken too quickly because the set at Carven was pretty spectacular as well. They dressed the tent in Jardin des Tuileries in marble, white and pink, which again is a combination that makes my knees tremble just a tiny bit. And so did the coats that walked the runway that day... I got to watch the talented Regina sketch the backstage madness for L'Oréal and she even managed to capture me in the most beautiful way whiteout me noticing until I saw the finished sketch.
Unfortunately the weather took a horrible turn for the Louis Vuitton show and made me look as though I've just gotten out of the shower when I walked into the venue that took my breath away. Okay, this might be another favourite venue during Paris fashion Week... I might have had a few favourites and not just one as you can clearly tell. The broken glass pillars made me see the collection reflected in a thousand different ways when Nicolas Ghesquière's incredible creations walked down the runway and past Selena Gomez, Karlie Kloss and Anna Wintour (also known as my seat mates after having a last minute seat change).