Cedric Charlier Resort 2016

Cédric Charlier Resort 2016

Inspired by the Polynesian pareo, Cédric Charlier went tropical for resort — but in chic, subtle ways that kept the lineup modern and relevant.

Cédric Charlier RTW Fall 2015

Cédric Charlier RTW Fall 2015

Color was crucial to Cédric Charlier’s fall show.

Front Row at Cédric Charlier Fall 2015

Actresses Charlotte Rampling and Deborah François took in the show.

Cedric Charlier Pre-Fall 2015

Cédric Charlier Pre-Fall 2015

The influence of a summer trip to Mexico was evident in the designer’s pre-fall lineup.

Cedric Charlier RTW Spring 2015

Cedric Charlier RTW Spring 2015

Tailoring and movement. Cedric Charlier had both in a well-edited lineup for spring that showed the designer’s growing confidence to push his work.

Cédric Charlier Resort 2015

Cédric Charlier Resort 2015

Taking cues from a Greek vacation as well as colorful carpets, Cédric Charlier’s resort lineup had an effortless sensibility.

Cedric Charlier RTW Fall 2014

Cédric Charlier RTW Fall 2014

The designer showed an impressive fall collection that riffed mostly on animal patterns — “the illusion of reptiles,” as he put it backstage pre-show.

Charlotte Rampling

Front Row at Cédric Charlier

Actress Charlotte Rampling attended the show in Paris.

Cedric Charlier Pre-Fall 2014

Cédric Charlier Pre-Fall 2014

Freedom, independence, comfortable and desirable were all words Cédric Charlier used for pre-fall.

Cédric Charlier RTW Spring 2014

Cédric Charlier RTW Spring 2014

Martial arts were the underlying inspiration for the designer’s spring collection.