The ‘big 4’ fashion weeks, wrapped: 8 things that caught our eye from New York, London, Milan and Paris, from Saint Laurent’s sheer fabrics to Nicolas Ghesquière’s FW24 finale at Louis Vuitton

From Miu Miu‘s video created by artist Cécile B. Evans to Chanel‘s giant screens depicting recreations of the boardwalk of Deauville, France – not to mention the brand’s surprise short starring none other than Brad Pitt and Penélope Cruz – video projections were plentiful at the autumn/winter 2024 shows.

Also in Paris, Balenciaga, however, took the crown. Whoever created those videos playing on wall-to-wall screens – depicting random urban and natural scenes reflecting the overflow of information in our daily lives – at the label’s winter 2024 show worthy of an award. Dystopian and exhilarating in equal measure, the show provided food for thought for those who paid attention to the bombardment of images on the screens.

Paris Fashion Week, wrapped: Chanel, LV – and a ‘secret’ Saint Laurent show

2. Fur real: real or fake, fur is back for good

Khaite’s autumn/winter 2024-25 collection. Photo: Handouts
Whether real or fake, fur was everywhere this season. Some of the best examples of fuzzy textures were at Khaitewhich showed a beautiful burgundy fur coat among its sleek line-up at New York Fashion Week. Louis Vuitton‘s mottled fur coat at Nicolas Ghesquière’s 10th anniversary show in
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