An array of our favourite invitations from all the A/W 2010 shows.
They are, as follows:
Brushed brass with the signature check for Burberry Prorsum’s shows.
Z Zegna used charcoal wool for their invitation.
A graphic cog by Studio Job with a Viktor & Rolf seal set the tone for the latter’s ‘Glamour Factory’ womenswear show.
Ninna Ricci’s invitation came printed on gauze ribbon.
Raf Simons (front).
Extra thick card for Calvin Klein Collection’s menswear invitation.
A bright orange offering for Moncler Gamme Rouge’s debut.
A bundle of useful information for Tillmann Lauterbach’s invitation.
Op-Art and beautiful handwriting on the invite to the launch of Pierre Hardy’s ‘La Toile Cube Perspective’ collection.
Customised Pierre Hardy stamps on the envelope for his invitation.
Nostalgic postcards were included invitation to Dunhill’s presentation.
Gilded perspex for Gucci menswear.
A lacquer effect, tissue paper invitation to the tao Comme des Garçons show.
The coal-inspired theme of the Dior Homme show extended to the invitations.
An inflatable invite to Tsumori Chisato.
David Shrigley illustrations for Pringle of Scotland menswear.
Junya Watanabe Comme des Garçons womenswear.
An illustration from M/M (Paris) for the Givenchy Homme invitation.
Military medals hinted at the military inspired collection by from Commonwealth Utilities.
A toy-inspired offering from Maison Martin Margiela Homme.
Valentino’s invitation came in a elegantly unfolding envelope.
Surrealist imagery for Givenchy’s womenswear invitation.
A velvet-coated notebook for Louis Vuitton womenswear.
An invitation accompanied by four blank sheets of paper for Comme des Garçons.
Butter-soft leather for Hermés womenswear.
Perforations from Lacoste.
Hinting at the show’s wintry theme, Chanel’s invitation.
Thick black card with a fluorescent pink edge for Celine.
Jean Paul Gaultier’s womenswear invitation illustrates a map showing his sources of inspiration.
A luggage tag for Louis Vuitton’s menswear invitation.
John Galliano’s womenswear invitation came on an animal skin.
Tradition was the order of the day for Dries Van Noten’s womenswear invitation.
A typographic take on a russian doll for Maison Martin Margiela’s womenswear invitation, consisting of five separate envelopes, one inside the other.