Paris: Fall in the Air, Fashion in the Windows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Paris Rue de Passy still is quiet. Residents have not yet returned for the rentrée (return to school). While summer weather finally has arrived, we feel hints of fall in the early mornings, and new fall fashion fills the windows for the season’s start.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

“Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like spring. I feel like a warm, red Autumn. ”

~ Marilyn Monroe [1926 – 1962]

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

The mannequins take on a life of their own as they revel in the morning sunshine.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Black and white, a perpetual return inspiring infinite qualities in design, thanks primarily due to the passions of style icon Coco Chanel.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Max Mara  windows above had several windows with a variety of colours including pink, yellow dark and light blue, and design displays based on interesting geometric arrangements.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Paris-based Canadian designer windows of Tara Jarmon.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Dark-rimmed glasses and bright gold shoes for accents!

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Blues and blacks also seem to be a reoccurring design combination. Many designs feature hats this fall.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Long, slim-line, thin-pleated skirts are  popular. I have one: a lovely, silk grey, Italian-made, long pleated skirt – classic! Perhaps I will be in fashion sometime this fall!

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Mannequins tend not to have hair these days.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Or even heads in this case!

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Max Mara window.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Nor even bodies in these Zadig & Voltaire windows!

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Wndows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Patterns, fabrics, textures and colours in this fall’s Zadig and Voltaire’s prêt-a-porter (ready to wear) autumn collection.

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

Paris Passy, New Fall Fashion in the Windows

And one finely-dressed, blank-faced man with his head in  the sky, wishing to ‘stay’ just a little bit longer in summer. Wishes for an easy and joy-filled ‘back to school’!
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