Pops of purple on the runways of Redemption, left, Giambattista Valli, Altuzzara and Maison Margiela.
A purple V-neck sweater on the Miu Miu runway during Paris Fashion Week.
A model wears a dark purple tiered plissé soleil dress with rigid ruffles that called to mind ribbons of film stock undulating as if unspooling from a movie projector.
A purple dress on the runway at Lacoste’s fall and winter 2018 runway show during Paris Fashion Week.
Silver metallic looks on the fall/winter 2018 runways of Dior, from left, Balmain and Off-White.
A sequined silver metalic look at Givenchy.
Silver metallic looks from Isabel Marant, from left, Balmain and Maison Margiela.
Balenciaga’s many-layered coats -- for men and women, were among the statement outerwear on the Paris fall/winter 2018 runway.
Quilting patterns adorn a coat dress at the fall and winter 2018 Isabel Marant runway show.
Standout outerwear from Lacoste, from left, Hermes and Givenchy.
Florals in full bloom at Dior, from left, Valentino and Balenciaga.
A floral-festooned creation from Off-White.
Floral references at Valentino included scallop edges to garments (from left), exploded floral print and capes with draped hoods that had a rougly floral silhouette.
Doodled designs in the fall and winter 2018 women’s collection resembled vintage botanical prints.
Floral details in a Thom Browne fall and winter 2018 runway look.
Butterfly meets tuxedo at Alexander McQueen (left) and bedroom meets boardroom at Thom Browne.
This Thom Browne dress has lingerie-inspired details in the back.
Looks from the fall and winter 2018 Alexander McQueen women’s runway collection, presented on March 5 during Paris Fashion Week.
Off-White’s melding of disparate looks included a dress that was half snakeskin-print and half solid.