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The Accessory Edit: Paris Fashion Week

The Accessory Edit: Paris Fashion Week

20 key pieces from the final shows of the season


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The Paris Fashion Week schedule is famously intense, and as Autumn/Winter 14 drew to a close, it proved to be no exception. Join Buro 24/7 as we edit down the key accessory pieces to remember

Iris Van Herpen

Futuristic Dutch designer Iris Van Herpen produced a collection full of the ultra modern, shrink-wrapping models during her AW14 display, in which models were shown inside giant plastic bags before walking the runway in incredibly avant-garde boots. 

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Miu Miu

Miuccia Prada's presentation for AW included a stellar line up on the front row, and a selection of clear plastic booties, structured heels and cool shoe designs on the runway.

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Jean Paul Gaultier

French designer Jean Paul Gaultier's futuristic space-inspired collection enabled us to discover an entirely new 'vault' clutch design...

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Christian Dior

While at Dior, the super interesting footwear was directly influenced by sneaker designs, and the colour-blocked bags complimented a sporty aesthetic. 

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Lanvin

For his latest offering, Alber Elbaz may have presented a predominantly dark collection, but that certainly doesn't mean dull. With a focus on "extreme and extravagant", the Lanvin girl is mesmerising and mysterious this season, and wearing beautiful headgear.

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Sharon Wauchob

Relatively unknown designer Sharon Wauchob's collection was a hit on the catwalk, but the standout pieces had to be the huge, oversized fur and shearling clutches - we thing you'll agree.

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Balenciaga

The silhouette of Alexander Wang's Balenciaga today still honours the legacy of Cristóbal Balenciaga - but with a thoroughly contemporary take. Nipped in waists and warped, curved shoulder outlines came by way of dresses, coats - plus a series of clever shopping bags made that perfectly clear. 

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Louis Vuitton

Nicolas Ghesquière's new vision for Louis Vuitton appeared to an eagerly awaiting audience - and in doing so, revealed an exciting new bag shape, the "Petite Malle" and necklaces that give new meaning to the words 'statement jewellery'.

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Chanel

There are few words that can really describe the electric atmosphere that took place at the Grand Palais when Chanel turned its AW14 runway into an actual supermarket - with a series of shopping-themed accessories to match...

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Valentino

Valentino girls are more like Little Red Riding Hood with a 60s twist this season, with a selection of butterflies, floral, and stars, fitting for a whimsical wonderland. Magical capes with colourful spots added to the fairy tale vibe on the runway, while the playful accessories complimented things perfectly.

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