Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2016

Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2016

Sonia Rykiel pre-fall exuded a distinct sense of youth and fun but won’t alienate adult women.

Backstage at Sonia Rykiel Spring 2016

Backstage at Sonia Rykiel Spring 2016

Paul Hanlon and Lucia Pieroni created the show’s beauty look.

Ilona Smet Front Row at Sonia Rykiel Spring 2016

Front Row at Sonia Rykiel Spring 2016

A camera crew trailed Nathalie Rykiel as she greeted guests at the show.

Sonia Rykiel RTW Spring 2016

Sonia Rykiel RTW Spring 2016

Designer Julie de Libran went for clothes with details that would catch your eye — a swish of long leather fringe, dense patches of sequins, and more

Sonia Rykiel Resort 2016

Sonia Rykiel Resort 2016

Julie de Libran celebrated the house's signature stripes with a colorful collection worked in bold, playful hues.

Backstage at Sonia Rykiel RTW Fall 2015

Backstage at Sonia Rykiel Fall 2015

Orlando Pita and Lucia Pieroni created the beauty look for the show.

Sonia Rykiel RTW Fall 2015

Sonia Rykiel RTW Fall 2015

As with spring, the fall show took place in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres store, which was transformed into a darling literary cafe pop-up.

WWD goes behind the scenes at Sonia Rykiel RTW Fall 2015 with Julie de Libran.

Closer Than the Front Row: Sonia Rykiel

WWD goes behind the scenes at the Sonia Rykiel studio before the fall 2015 show.

Sophie Auster performing.

Sophie Auster Performs at Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall Presentation

Pre-fall was presented in New York in the lounge-y environment of the ballroom at The Jane hotel.

Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2015

Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2015

“Wrap yourself in something warm,” was Julie de Libran’s come-on at Sonia Rykiel.