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The Top Ten Collections of the Spring-Summer 19′ Season

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The supposedly exciting spring-summer 2019 season concluded with a feeling of disappointment, even with an extremely new variety of talent displayed during Paris fashion week. There were two extremely hyped-up designer debuts at Celine and Burberry. Hedi Slimane, formerly at Saint Laurent, displayed a disastrous collection for Celine; his new designs were nearly identical to his old collections for Saint Laurent as pointed out by Instagram sensation, New York’s powerhouses Micheal Kors and Marc Jacobs failed to deliver captivating collections worth reviewing; Marc’s garments felt dated while Kors’ unattractive prints seemed cheap. Despite all this, there were quite a few incredibly beautiful shows. Here are my top ten favorite collections from this past fashion month:

(in no particular order)


  1. Prada Prada’s SS19 collection was an extraodinary display of Miuccia Prada’s design talent. The collection featured satin cycling shorts and intricately beaded babydoll dresses.

2. Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini This season, Lorenzo Serafini stuck to his aesthetic delivering a  youthful, free-spirited collection. Python prints, lace, and frilly details ruled his runway!

3. Christopher Kane Christopher Kane’s SS19 collection catered to the sexy, fashion-forward woman. His exuburant, provocative collection gaining inspiration from women’s lingerie, filled the current void of sensual dressing.

4. Valentino Pierpaolo Piccolo delivered a beautifully feminine, elegant collection for Valentino. He utilized a vibrant array of colors and the most luscious of fabrics.

5. Paco Rabanne Julien Dossena’s flawless SS19 collection displayed an abundance of creativity; he remained on brand with hints of chain-mail throughout.

6. Balenciaga Showgoers at Balenciaga got to sit in an immersive video tunnel while watching Demna Gvasalia’s SS19 collection. His sharp, modern silhouettes blended well with the set design.

7. 3.1 Phillip Lim For spring-summer 19’ Phillip Lim stuck to his youthful identity with a collection consisting of beachy-insprired garments, bright colors, and flowing-maxi dresses. Subtle touches like shearling trims and floral bucket hats added to the winsome collection.

8. Givenchy Clare Waight Keller presented a beautiful collection for Givenchy, with pieces ranging from sparkling chain-mail dresses to military-inspired cargo pants. Belted blazers and dresses seemed to be a common theme throughout the collection, along with numerous royal blue looks.

9. Haider Ackerman Haider Ackerman’s spectacular spring-summer 19’ show was an ode to the strong, working individual with a profusion of sleek, sharply-tailored suits. This was juxtaposed with bright, playful colors such as yellow and green.

10. Maison Margiela John Galliano’s innovative new collection for Margiela featured a gender-neutral array of garments. This show made his defiant vision clear; for he broke numerous fashion boundaries like his extremely diverse cast of models. This included transgender and intersex models, Teddy Quinvlan and Hanne Gaby Odiele.

(all photos above) Credit: Vogue Runway

Daniel Biro is currently a sophomore at The Packer Collegiate Institue and is a reporter for the Packer Prism this year. He joined the publication noticing a lack of content regarding fashion and style. This is his first year in journalism and he hopes to one day have his own column. Daniel is a member of the packer track and field and debate team this year. He has an extreme passion for fashion with big hopes and dreams for his future fashion career. He will never be caught not dressed to impress. In his free time he can be seen rewatching Call Me By Your Name over and over again. Daniel can be reached at dabiro@packer.edu

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