12 Sublime Moments From Paris Fashion Week

September 26, 2014 4:35 PM

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12 Sublime Moments From Paris Fashion Week

1. You know it’s Paris Fashion Week when you go from telling your friend that if Kanye really is at the Dries Van Noten show, you will “literally die” and that he needs to “get a stretcher pronto,” to seeing Kanye slink into Rick Owens and thinking absentmindedly, Oh yeah, there’s Kan. I have given him a nickname because I have spent the past 72 hours seeing Kim, Kanye, Kris, North, and the gang more than my family or close friends. After Kanye sat at Dries making conversation with noted eccentric and veil-sporter Diane Pernet (what was THAT chat about?), the timeline has gone something like this: Kim and Kanye hit up Virgil Abloh’s Off White presentation. North makes her Fashion Week debut with them at Balenciaga, wearing a Yeezus tour onesie and a leather skirt. They hop over to A.W.A.K.E.’s party. Then, after a brief scuffle outside the venue, they take over Balmain, where Kendall is modeling and Kris snaps selfies in the front row. Kanye gets some bachelor time alone at Rick Owens, and they reconnect, sporting matching décolletage, at Lanvin. To give you a sense of their openness to invitations right now, if you held a barbecue during Paris Fashion Week, Kim and Kanye would probably show up with a bowl of coleslaw. Sorry: koleslaw.

2. There are drones at Fashion Week. Well, there was one mysterious drone doing loop-de-loops over the Seine at Anthony Vaccarello’s presentation, held at the Cité de la Mode on the banks of the river. Then, there was a man holding a drone-esque video recorder during the show, who contorted himself ...

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