Fashion Week

It’s Official: Paris Is The Nippliest Fashion Week Of Them All

From Saint Laurent to Chloé, they took center stage.

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New York, London, and Milan Fashion Weeks all freed nipples with gusto this Fall/Winter 2024 season. Paris saw that and raised them.

Other cities featured one or two see-through looks per show, but Paris designers were intentional about nip-baring. Runways featured one scantily-clad look after another — some (read: Vaquera) even showed garments with extra short crops or cut-outs to show the breast fully.

That said, no one freed more nipple than Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent — it was the focal point of his FW24 show. New York Times critic Vanessa Friedman pointed out a shocking statistic: of the show’s 48 looks, 36 showed nipple — that’s 75% of the collection. And Chloé’s chiffon-packed runway nearly matched this, showing numerous styles of their own

While those are more extreme takes on the nipple-forward trend, many others featured it in a more subtle way. CFCL, for example, elevated sheer pieces with shimmer, while Courrèges went the avant-garde route with translucent dresses covered in wispy, hair-like fringe.

Ahead, the nippliest moments to come out of Paris Fashion Week so far (we’ve still got five days).


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At CFCL, models were either fully covered or totally bare. The brand showed winter staples — like coats, sweater dresses, and the like — as well as sheer evening gowns made of shimmery chiffon.

Saint Laurent

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Saint Laurent’s runway was practically a parade of nipples — a staggering 36 looks out of the 48 were crafted from varying see-through fabrics. All of them, however, were designed with Saint Laurent’s signature style in mind: sophisticated workwear. Models went braless under pussy bow blouses, turtlenecks, and pantsuits.


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Vaquera upped the stakes, supplying a collection even more shocking than 75% nudity. The provocative brand showed a turtleneck with specially-placed nipple holes, which they styled with a traditional two-piece suit. Though undeniably daring, the choice isn’t all together surprising, when you consider Vaquera’s previous collections — which include trousers topped with a bright red thong.


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Chloé’s Fall/Winter 2024 runway rivaled that of Saint Laurent, in terms of nipple visibility. They presented countless frilly chiffon ensembles and dainty lace designs — the majority of which included zero undergarments.


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Clothes? Who needs them? Apparently not Pressiat. The label sent a barefoot model down the catwalk wearing nothing but an oversize headdress and black paint, which stretched from her décolletage to her crotch.

Cecilie Bahnsen

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In addition to buster-inspired leather, Cecilie Bahnsen sent the most frilly of white dresses down the runway, many with a subtle peek-a-boo twist. It was prairiecore made NSFW.


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Diaphanous dresses were covered in avant-garde embellishments at Courrèges. Delicate fringe protruded from the gowns, resembling strands of hair.