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J.Mendel Resort 2014

A sartorial romantic, Gilles Mendel found inspiration in a kindred spirit — Robert Desnos, specifically his…

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2013

Gilles Mendel worked luxe furs, trapunto-stitched leathers and liquid satin and velvet panne gowns into his…

J. Mendel Pre-Fall 2013

Gilles Mendel looked to a darker side for pre-fall, showing a collection in rich, earthy tones of wine…

J. Mendel RTW Spring 2013

The furrier emphasized ready-to-wear this season, and none of his clever workmanship or elegance was…

J.Mendel Resort 2013

Gilles Mendel exhibited great ease with rather complicated construction and details, fusing structure and…

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2012

Inspired by the architecture of Antonio Gaudi, Gilles Mendel focused on mixed textures, rounded shapes and…

J.Mendel Pre-Fall 2012

“Unapologetic luxury” is how Gilles Mendel described his pre-fall lineup.

J.Mendel Bridal Fall 2012

Gilles Mendel used his signature hand pleating, ruching and draping on the ethereal designs.

J.Mendel RTW Spring 2012

Inspired by the Baroque style of Dorothy Draper, Gilles Mendel infused the interior decorator’s sensibility…

J. Mendel Resort 2012

Gilles Mendel balanced rawness with femininity in long fluid but slender dresses with hand-frayed edges.

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2011

Gilles Mendel said his collection was inspired by tribal body art and the ironwork of architect Jean…

J. Mendel Pre-Fall 2011

Gilles Mendel’s pre-fall collection for J.Mendel was just as luxuriously layered as his past seasons.

J. Mendel RTW Spring 2011

Having done costumes this spring for the New York City Ballet, it was no surprise that Gilles Mendel’s lovely…

J. Mendel Cruise 2011

Gilles Mendel presented a stunning array of ballet-inspired dresses for cruise.

J. Mendel RTW Fall 2010

For an uptown sort of guy, Gilles Mendel hit upon an unlikely inspiration this time out: a series of photos…