Paris Fashion Week: Highlights from the Fall-Winter 2023 menswear shows

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The menswear exhibits in Paris are underway and in spite of chilling temperatures and a debilitating transit strike, the trend group is out in full pressure.

This season’s occasion, which finishes Sunday, offers a quantity of firsts, which include the sudden debut of Usher’s brightly-hued hair and the substantially-awaited collaboration among Louis Vuitton and American designer Colm Dillane of KidSuper.

From celebrity sightings to standout collections, browse on for our impressions from the reveals so considerably.

Usher’s new neon ‘do

Usher with blood orange hair. Credit history: Pierre Suu/Getty Photos

The Grammy-award winning artist lit up the entrance row with his new head of flaming orange hair. Usher debuted his neon, ombre outcome glance on the 1st day of reveals at Wales Bonner and was noticed yet again at Bianca Saunders the following day. Sporting the total opening glance from last season’s runway, his attendance had photographers clamoring for a shot.

Geometry course at Issey Miyake

A dancing interlude demonstrated movement of the clothes at Issey Miyake's catwalk.

A dancing interlude shown movement of the apparel at Issey Miyake’s catwalk. Credit history: Victor Virgile/Gamma-Rapho by means of Getty Images

Geometric designs, with a solid focus on triangles, was the starting off point and the impetus for this season’s Homme Plissé Issey Miyake collection‚ demonstrating the quite a few iterations of how triangles and other angular factors can be twisted and manipulated into elaborate silhouettes and styles.

Signature pleats, of program, were in abundance from pleated trousers to folded detailing on sleeveless shirts and coats, and bigger, looser folds that fell from the shoulders on nylon outerwear.

The exhibit was punctuated with dance performances that showcased how properly the clothes moved, as performers wove in and all-around a mild present that highlighted — you guessed it — extra geometric shapes.

Jenna Ortega Channeled Grace Jones at Saint Laurent

Jenna Ortega attends the Saint Laurent menswear show in Paris.

Jenna Ortega attends the Saint Laurent menswear present in Paris. Credit score: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis/Getty

Jenna Ortega, star of the Netflix sequence “Wednesday,” stepped out in a black hooded, backless robe for Anthony Vaccarello’s initial men’s present for Saint Laurent in Paris. The halter-type dress, from the brand’s Spring-Summer time 2023 assortment, was reminiscent of Grace Jones’ legendary signature glance. Sitting front row, the actor was visibly mesmerized by Charlotte Gainsbourg’s piano general performance that closed the clearly show.

Rick Owens orthopedic boots

Rick Owens took chunky boots to the extreme at his menswear show.

Rick Owens took chunky boots to the intense at his menswear display. Credit rating: Victor Virgile/Gamma-Rapho by using Getty Visuals

Rick Owens is no stranger to statement sneakers — his vertiginous Kiss platforms have grow to be a cult merchandise. This period, the American designer channeled orthopedic glam with a boot that made available a considerably chunkier silhouette up the leg, that includes thick padding held alongside one another with leather buckled straps. Chicest way to recuperate from a damaged foot?

Rosalía rocked Louis Vuitton

Rosalía stole the show at the Louis Vuitton runway.

Rosalía stole the clearly show at the Louis Vuitton runway. Credit score: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis through Getty Pictures

Spanish popstar Rosalía rocked the roof off the Louvre with her electrifying functionality for the Louis Vuitton trend demonstrate, which unveiled a new selection with its very first guest creative director, Colm Dillane of KidSuper. The artist opened the demonstrate donning an all-white outsized ensemble and walked the runway with a torch flashing the French brand’s legendary monogram before climbing up onto a yellow auto and launching into a rendition of her strike “Sweet.”

The Slide-Wintertime 2023 assortment showcased a combine of stylish tailoring, utility don, sporting activities-motivated separates and patchwork coats.

Grown up rave lifestyle at Dries Van Noten

A drum performance by Belgium duo Lander & Adriaan scored the Dries Van Noten show.

A drum functionality by Belgium duo Lander & Adriaan scored the Dries Van Noten show. Credit: Peter White/Getty Visuals

Music has usually been crucial to Dries Van Noten. Keen followers will don’t forget his Drop-Wintertime 2011 show, soundtracked by specifically mixed David Bowie masters. This time, the Belgium designer explored 90s rave tradition with a extra grown-up sensibility. Company went to a multi-level parking garage for the present, stacked with experimental musicians carrying out mellow techno beats, while beer was made available from a metal cart. At the major, Belgium duo Lander & Adriaan executed what the display notes referred to as “sophisti-rave” on drums and synthesizers. The hypnotic soundtrack established the tone for the new collection that showcased flora and fauna motifs, furry clogs, outerwear that ranged from tailor-made coats with nipped waists to oversized puffer jackets with abstract patterns, and roomy 90s-period cargo pants.

Junya Watanabe unveils Palace collaboration

Junya Wantanabe collaborated with London-based skatewear brand Palace.

Junya Wantanabe collaborated with London-primarily based skatewear brand name Palace. Credit: Estrop/Getty Photographs

Junya Watanabe, well recognized for his considerable record of manner collaborations, chose to rejoice the several models he has labored with in excess of the many years — together with New Balance, Oakley, North Confront and Timberland — in a predominantly monochromatic collection. Also spotted on the runway was the unmistakable Tri-Ferg logo from Palace, the London-primarily based skatewear manufacturer, on a black portion puffer part parka jacket. Yet another initial.