Alexandre de Betak wows Paris

Our author and runway legend took fashion fans to heaven (and Anna Wintour and Mario Testino to dinner) last night
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Alexandre de Betak signing copies of Betak: Fashion Show Revolution at Colette in Paris - photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak signing copies of Betak: Fashion Show Revolution at Colette in Paris - photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun

Alexandre de Betak launched his new book Betak Fashion Show Revolution at Colette in Paris yesterday evening with a signing session attracting news crews, fashion models, TV presenters, industry movers and shakers and fashion world cognoscenti. 

 

Alexandre de Betak and Lou Doillon- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak and Lou Doillon- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun

The man who revolutionised the runway chatted and shared jokes with the likes of Lou Doillon, Caroline de Maigre, Mademoisellle Agnès and Chufy, wrapping up proceedings after a couple of hours and heading off to host a select dinner across town.

 

Alexandre de Betak - photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak - photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun

The roll call of guests at the Betak Fashion Show Revolution dinner read like a who's who of the music, art, photography and fashion worlds and included: Thomas Bangalter, Jefferson Hack, Stephen Jones, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Emmanuel Perrotin, Colette Rousseau, Anthony Vaccarello, Ellen Von Unwerth, Jason Wu and Dasha Zhukova. 

 

Alexandre de Betak and Sarah Andelman- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak and Sarah Andelman- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun

If you're in Paris take a trip to Colette. The store has turned over its entire window display and part of the interior to a carefully curated selection of backstage Betak show items. It's pretty much the ultimate window shopping experience and who knows, you may even come across a brilliant book to buy. This one for example

 

Caroline de Maigret and Chufy- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Caroline de Maigret and Chufy- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun

Check our instagram, phaidonsnaps for more pics and buy the book here.

 

Alexandre de Betak and  Colette's Sarah Andelman- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak and Colette's Sarah Andelman- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak and Mademoiselle Agnes- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Alexandre de Betak and Mademoiselle Agnes- photo by Hélène Gallois Montbrun
Betak Fashion Show Revolution
Betak Fashion Show Revolution

 

 


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