Hippie mermaids and punk ballerinas — these were the fanciful visions at Jean Paul Gaultier and Givenchy, while Elie Saab pursued what's currently an even more elusive creature: the red-carpet siren.
Jean Paul Gaultier: Imagination has never been in short supply chez Jean Paul Gaultier, whose couture collections have visited many exotic locales. One of his favorite stops, of course, has been the sea, with louche sailors inspiring some of his most memorable looks. This time around, the designer dove deeper into that territory — as in "20,000 Leagues Under" — with marine life (think fish scales) forming the basis of his strong spring effort.
"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)