J.Mendel Bridal Fall 2016

J.Mendel Bridal Fall 2016

Gilles Mendel offered a range of gowns that demonstrated his knack for restrained modern elegance.

J.Mendel show, Spring Summer 2016, New York Fashion Week, America - 17 Sep 2015

J.Mendel RTW Spring 2016

Gilles Mendel had just the right touch with his graphic-print chiffon gowns, done in feminine tiers, cascades, flounces and ruffles.

Backstage at J. Mendel RTW Spring 2016

Backstage at J. Mendel Spring 2016

WWD went behind the scenes at the brand’s spring show.

Julianne Hough

Front Row at J. Mendel Spring 2016

Julianne Hough, Lisa Airan and Bella Thorne were among the front row guests at the brand’s spring show.

J. Mendel Resort 2016

J.Mendel Resort 2016

Op Art prints — done on flowing gowns with a touch of Lurex and as bold geometric pockets on outerwear — gave a sexy yet sophisticated edge to Gilles Mendel's resort lineup.

J. Mendel Bridal Spring 2016

J.Mendel Bridal Spring 2016

Gilles Mendel introduced a few ballgowns — formerly reserved solely for couture clients — into his spring bridal lineup, which, despite its frothiness, still exuded a sleek and restrained elegance.

Backstage at J. Mendel Fall 2015

WWD went behind the scenes at the fall show.

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2015

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2015

For fall, inventive furs trumped all.

Caroline Vreeland Front Row at J. Mendel

Caroline Vreeland joined Kate Bock, Padma Lakshmi, Kelly Rutherford, and Emily Mortimer in the front row at J. Mendel.

J. Mendel Pre-Fall 2015

J. Mendel Pre-Fall 2015

Gilles Mendel described his pre-fall lineup as “a potpourri of beautiful things that stand on their own.”