Risky business! Models don VERY daring outfits comprised of slashed fabric and metres of string as they take to the catwalk at Paris Fashion Week
- Weinsanto caused a stir as opening womenswear Spring-Summer 2023 at Paris Fashion Week
- The 28-year-old protégé of Jean Paul Gaultier showcased his daring designs in the catwalk show
- He showcased almost transparent jumpsuits, slit mini-dresses and even plaited hair on models
French designer Victor Weinsanto created a stir at Paris Fashion Week with some very risqué designs on show.
The annual fashion event, which got underway yesterday, featured a catwalk show from the 28-year-old designer’s new collection,
Weinsanto opened the womenswear Spring/Summer 2023 with his show, which featured holograms of K-Pop superstars Lightsum.
The designer, who is a protégé of iconic fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, launched his label in 2020.
Weinsanto’s adventurous designs were inspired by fellow young designers as a ‘declaration of love’ to his generation.
Victor Weisanto caused a stir as he opened womenswear spring-summer 2023 at Paris Fashion Week. His collection featured almost transparent jumpsuits and dresses
The 28-year-old designer’s most daring outfit was created out of plaited hair and a piece of sheer fabric
Other designs in the Weinsanto SS23 collection included almost transparent jumpsuits, slit mini-dresses worn with imposing capes and even bodysuits passed through over corsets
Freshly decked out in bright orange hair, the designer said people were looking for ‘creativity, freedom, madness and humour’ in their outfits at the moment.
The designer’s clothes were bold and flamboyant with some featuring a huge feather hat, gigantic tulle and a large fuchsia pink and red heart and floral design.
However, other outfits in the collection were risqué, as the former ballet dancer-turned fashion designer, mixed almost transparent jumpsuits, slit mini-dresses worn with imposing capes and even bodysuits passed through over corsets.
The most outrageous of the catwalk show was an outfit that comprised of several reams of plaited hair over sheer fabric, which were tied around the model’s body.
Like many of his generation, there is a focus on sustainability – with almost all his designs made from surplus stock from other brands – and inclusivity.
There were more modest designs in the designers collection, who is a protege of iconic fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier
Weinsanto’s collection also featured the flamboyant from a huge feather hat to a model experimenting with gymnastics
Weinsanto’s adventurous designs were inspired by fellow young designers as a ‘declaration of love’ to his generation. There was a strong 90s vibe in this outfit
Freshly decked out in bright orange hair, the designer said people were looking for ‘creativity, freedom, madness and humour’ in their outfits at the moment
The opening of the womenswear SS23 show was big and bold with large head pieces and huge statements
More than 100 brands feature in the official calendar for Paris Fashion Week.
And almost all are back to live runway shows following the shift online during the Covid-19 pandemic, including Dior, Chanel, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney and Issey Miyake.
Yet all eyes are on Victoria Beckham, who makes her first appearance at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday after previously showing in New York and London.
She will present her new luxury collection during the spring 2023 women’s ready-to-wear shows, which run between September 26 and October 4.