Mugler SS24 Was a Masterclass in Movement
With Paris Hilton, Mowalola, Angela Bassett and more walking the windy runway.
Casey Cadwallader presented his Spring/Summer 2024 collection for Mugler at Paris Fashion Week this season, exercizing his “deep curiosity for the natural world.” Drawing on his childhood passion for marine biology, the collection paired creatures of the deep sea with a celebration of the female form. Taking influence from exotic species like urchins and jellyfish, Mugler’s SS24 was all about fluidity and movement.
Held in what appeared to be a makeshift wind tunnel inside the Louvre, the showcase saw a multitude of floating fabrics decorate the runway, made up of hair pieces and face masks (which the models removed as they walked).
Read on for Hypebae’s summary of Mugler SS24.
WHO: Tyga, Karol G, Jordyn Woods, Barbara Palvin and Taylor Hill were among some of the celebrities in Mugler’s front row, along with Paris Hilton, designer Mowalola and Angela Bassett walking the runway.
WHERE: The collection was shown inside Les Salles du Carrousel beneath the Musée du Louvre – a historical venue for fashion shows in Paris in the 1990s. Suspended from above, industrial fans transformed the white runway into a theatrical wind tunnel, bringing silhouettes to life as if seen underwater.
SEE: 3D-printed “glass” corsets, body shields and resin-crafted peplums defined Mugler’s SS24. A masterclass in movement and fluidity, the collection featured boned corset jackets, billowing chiffon veils and head-pieces alongside structured denim complete with cut-outs and sprayed effects. Elsewhere, SS24 offered a new take on the brand’s signature Zenith handbag, drawing on Cadwallader’s architectural prowess.
TOUCH: Feather-effect embroideries, floaty tailoring and extreme fringing made its way down the runway at Mugler’s show, but the most exciting texture was undoubtedly the transparent knit dress which featured thousands of clear acrylic nails embroidered onto it. Elsewhere, SS24 featured sequin-embroidered bodysuits (which required up to 360 hours of embroidery) alongside sequin “feather” pumps and 7,900 meters of hand-dyed fringing.
TASTE: Mugler’s SS24 showcase proved that body-skimming silhouettes will never go out of style, and that it’s never a bad idea to look to your beauty routines for style inspo.