Maxime Simoens RTW Spring 2015

Maxime Simoens RTW Spring 2015

The show opened with a cobalt-and-white crop top printed with the slogan “#colorful is the new black.”

Front Row at Maxime Simoens

Juliette Binoche sat beside “Mommy” actress Susanne Clément at the show Sunday morning.

Aïssa Maïga

Front Row at Maxime Simoens

Lolita Chammah, Alysson Paradis and Pauline Burlet were among guests at the Sunday show.

Maxime Simoens RTW Fall 2014

Maxime Simoens RTW Fall 2014

There were hints of Sixties brands like Courrèges in his boxy “space cadet” tailoring and short shift dresses banded with fur or crystals.

Maxime Simoens Pre-Fall 2014

Maxime Simoens Pre-Fall 2014

The designer focused on a mix-and-match collection worked in an array of graphics, from kaleidoscopic prints to wavy vertical lines.

Louis-Marie de Castelbajac and Xing Tong Yao

Front Row at Maxime Simoens

Louis-Marie de Castelbajac, Mélanie Thierryand Xing Tong Yao sat front row at the spring show.

Maxime Simoens RTW Spring 2014

Maxime Simoens RTW Spring 2014

The collection was fueled by a commitment to graphic contrasts.

Maxime Simoens Resort 2014

Maxime Simoens Resort 2014

The lineup focused on what the designer called “cool” daywear done in powerful, graphic combinations of black, white and “passionate” red.

Keren Ann and Mélanie Laurent

Front Row at Maxime Simoens

Melanie Laurent, Keren Ann and Sidney Toledano took in the show.

Maxime Simoens RTW Fall 2013

Maxime Simoens RTW Fall 2013

Channeling the ballet “Swan Lake,” the pieces were very structured, much like the costumes of prima ballerinas, but feminine in essence.