Loewe's wide-legged A/W look
Jonathan Anderson wanted his latest Loewe collection to be futuristic.
The designer is the creative director of the fashion brand, which showed at Paris Fashion Week this morning. Beforehand he spoke about his inspiration and how he marries working for Loewe with designing for his eponymous label.
"We were trying to find the woman in winter. A bit laboratory, something future but in the reality," he told Vogue UK.
"I do both brands. I want them to be different but want them to communicate what I feel. She [the Loewe woman] is older, harder. It's about playing."
Top of the list for Autumn/Winter 15 Loewe style is leather, which was featured in many different pieces. The first look down the runway saw a model in wide-legged light grey trousers, teamed with a leather sweatshirt-style top with black sleeves with wide strips of beige, brown and blue.
The same kind of top also featured in black, with a wider collar giving it an edgy feel. Even though the pairing of these kinds of sweaters with formal trousers shouldn't have worked, the result was something fresh and unique.
Later we had the same style of bottoms but in mint green and lilac leather, the former paired with a matching double-breasted sleeveless jacket and the latter with a long-length coat also in pale purple.
More outrageous looks included a pair of bright red wide-legged pants, worn with a slim-fitting lavender knit and with a mint green, white, blue and beige stripped waistcoat on top.
There were also lamé skirts and silver pleated versions, as well as myriad accessories. Bags were kept small and dangled from slim straps held in models' hands, some featuring chevron strips which were also painted on the toes of boots.
"We went tougher on accessories. It's winter so you want something more robust. We were thinking about bags that fit into different periods of the day," the designer explained.
Paris Fashion Week continues today with collections by Christian Dior, Isabel Marant and Balenciaga. Elie Saab, Vivienne Westwood, Nina Ricci, John Galliano and Givenchy will present over the weekend.