29 Aug '16, 9am

5 Distinctive Sonia Rykiel Catwalk Looks

5 Distinctive Sonia Rykiel Catwalk Looks

While the fashion world mourns the loss of designer Sonia Rykiel, it is only fitting that we honor her with a look back at visionary catwalk moments. As someone who broke onto the scene – and some would argue broke the scene – in the late 1960s, her designs shook up the French style. Rykiel brought quirky, artistic and seductive styles that captivated the city. Sonia Rykiel Men’s 2003-2004 fall-winter shows Her witty aesthetic was something that she never failed to show off and was evident at a fashion show in March 1980, which saw her exuding a glamorously kitsch cabaret vibe. Before color blocking was made popular by numerous brands, Rykiel experimented with the trend — with success— and even featured stripy prints (above, although that is from a more recent season). While she worked with palettes of blacks, whites, blues and charcoals, she livened up the designs with jo...

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