Paris men’s fashion week photo diary

What could be more thrilling than bumping into both Catherine Baba and Ines de la Fressange (alas, not together) on the streets of Paris? Baba flitted into the Louboutin soiree for all of five seconds, while we witnessed Ines de la Fressange being papped in Place Vendome on her way to the Schiaparelli salon launch (nice Miu Miu trousers Ines)

Beautiful bookshops I was too busy to go into

Posh coffee as Le Castiglione with The Very Simon G

Midnight cocktails in the garden of the no-frills-but-charming Hotel Eldorado

My new Koto Bolofo book from Colette. A fascinating story about Sibusiso Mbhele, a guy from Drakensberg, South Africa, who lived in a giant sculpture of a helicopter

Dries van Noten and Prada prints at the menswear shows

Macho florals at Wooyoungmi SS13 with special matching print iPhone cases made of sustainable Alcantara fabric

Georges Adéagbo‘s ephemeral assemblages at the Palais de Tokyo Triennale

Scarf lust at the Dries van Noten re-see

[Catherine Baba photo by The Very Simon G]