Part punk, part Mohawk, with colourful feathers in her hair and hard, pure black leather clothes that revealed the underwear beneath, without shunning the odd silk dressing gown and delicate tints of powder pink, sky blue, lilac and yellow. Like many of the Paris runways, Haider Ackermann also proposed a strong yet delicate woman, the kind of woman who will pair a biker jacket or structured blazer with rolled up sleeves with a slip dress or sheer knit vest and who wears a ruched fluid blouse with leather trousers. Ackermann’s staples were all there – from a massive dose of menswear, see the tuxedo trousers, which were silky and pastel-tinted, to the layering of velvet pieces, which immediately recalled Victorian decadence.