PARIS / France – – French luxury group Hermes International shuttled the fashion press to an airport on the outskirts of Paris for its spring ready – to – wear catwalk show, sending fitted leather crop tops, silky dresses and relaxed trousers down a circular catwalk set up in a hangar.
Robert cameras whizzed around the runway and dropped from the ceiling, filming the models as they marched past the audience seated on a platform at the center of the space.
Paris Fashion Week, which runs through Oct. 5, has kicked into full swing this season with dozens of labels holding in – person shows following months of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hermes women’s ready – to – wear creative director Nadegen Vanhee – Cybulki added modern touches to her feminine silhouettes, with paper – bag waist on long skirts and trousers.
In a not to the house’s tradition as a saddlery maker, tops, and jackets were embellished with discrete leather buckles and studs, while yellow jackets in leather brightened the muted palette of neutral colors.
For the finale, the bronze – hued panel serving as a backdrop rolled to the side, offering an open view on the runway of the Bourget airport, a hub for private jets.
The model lined up and were facing the audience when an airplane landed.