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Ugh! Is this the biggest fashion trend of 2017?

October 06, 2017 11:56 IST

Thigh-high gumboots, plastic hats and gloves...what was designer Karl Lagerfeld thinking!

Designer Karl Lagerfeld presented his Spring/Summer 2018 Chanel show at the Paris Fashion Week. 

While models strode the runway in extravagant outfits, the highlight of the show was the rainwear!

Take a look.

Chanel Fashion Show

A model presents creations by German designer Karl Lagerfeld as part of his Spring/Summer 2018 women's ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Chanel at the Grand Palais during Paris Fashion Week.
All photographs: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters


Chanel fashion show

The focus of the collection was not the clothes. It were the plastic hats, hoods and gloves that the models were wearing. 


Chanel fashion show

Watch this model walk the ramp in a plastic hood and matching gloves. 


Chanel fashion show

However, it were the knee-length boots that made the audience sit up and take note. 


Chanel fashion show

Chanel debuted new rain boots and we think that's going to be the biggest trend of 2017. 


Chanel Fashion Show

A model dressed in blue separates, flaunts her trendy plastic hat. 


Chanel Fashion Show

Presenting Chanel's new version of the LBD (little black dress).


Chanel Fashion Show

The boots came in all sizes and shapes. We clearly see a trend here in the making. 



The mind-blowing ramp had an artificial waterfall in the background. 


Chanel Fashion Week

Karl Lagerfeld appears with model Hudson Kroenig at the end of the show. 
Rediff Get Ahead Bureau