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Paris Fashion Week Spotlight: Wales Bonner




Grace Wales Bonner presented her AW 2023 ''Twilight Reverie'' collection at Paris Fashion Week.

Courtesy of Wales Bonner // Edit by Black Pepper Magazine

Who is Grace Wales Bonner?

Grace Wales Bonner is nothing short of a fashion genius. She's a British designer who created her own eponymous brand that pays homage to her mixed race heritage with her collections that blend sportswear and tailoring with elegance. Her work has been recognized with multiple awards, including Emerging Menswear Designer at the British Fashion Awards and the CFDA International Men's Designer of the Year. It's truly incredible what she has accomplished.

A Fashion show to remember

Grace Wales Bonner made waves at the Paris Fashion Week with her first show. Titled Twilight Reverie, the Fall 2023 collection showcased a range of garments that were both beautiful and thought-provoking. The clothing featured unique details such as hand-painted fabrics and intricate beading, as well as bold shapes and silhouettes. Although the collection was inspired by the 1970s, it was infused with a modern energy that was captivating. The show was a testament to Wales Bonner's skill as a designer and her ability to craft clothing that is both timeless and relevant. It is no wonder that she has quickly become one of the most talked-about names in fashion. With her first Paris Fashion Week show, Grace Wales Bonner set the bar high and proved that she is a designer to watch.

What Does '' Twilight Reverie''

The term “Twilight Reverie” refers to a state of peaceful contemplation, usually experienced during the evening hours as the sun sets and before the darkness of night sets in. This period of time is often associated with a sense of calm and introspection, as well as a feeling of nostalgia for the day that has just passed. It can also be a time for creative inspiration and reflection, as many people find that their minds are more open and receptive to new ideas and emotions during the twilight reverie. For many, this period of time is a welcome opportunity to rest and reflect, as well as an opportunity to connect with the world around them in a meaningful way.

Here are some of her outstanding ensembles of her newest collection.




The Wales Bonner Front Row (WB Frow)

At the Wales Bonner fashion show, the front row was filled with a mix of celebrities, influencers, and fashion industry insiders. Among the notable attendees were Usher, Pusha T, Tanna Leone & Tina Kunakey.

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