The Twitter and Instagram feeds of anyone who remotely follows fashion were inundated with images of Celine’s fur footwear and Chanel’s hula-hoop bag Sept. 30 and Oct. 2 — the respective days of each brand’s spring runway show during Paris Fashion Week.
Social media is not only starting to dictate trends, it also influenced the accessories that buyers purchased for spring, according to retailers from Fivestory, Holt Renfrew and Kirna Zabête. And if consumers bite — which engagement across the social platforms shows is likely — the upcoming season will bring loads of furry feet thanks to Celine; hula-hoop-style bags à la Chanel, and aspiring Playboy Bunny wannabes chez Maison Michel.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)