With Paris Fashion Week in full swing, we examine Thom Browne's Spring/Summer 2016 show.

Thom Browne - along with Louis Vuitton and Astrid Andersen - appears to be looking east for inspiration this season. Perhaps it's a deliberate departure from his quintessentially American aesthetic, or a homage to his legions of followers in Asia, but the New York designer presented his Spring/Summer 2016 line of menswear richly embroidered with Japanese iconography.

Browne may be renowned for his austere suiting, but that hasn't stopped him from throwing decadent, theatrical shows to present them in. This season was no exception, as a troupe of boys sporting porcelain skin, blackened lips and blacker sunglasses paraded down the catwalk donning Browne's inimitable riff on menswear, while a set of Browne-clad geishas closed the show.

An arsenal of three-piece suits were executed in Browne's favored slate grey, with some navy, seersucker and pinstriped fabrics thrown in for good measure - business as usual, apart from the decadent embroideries of Samurai, dragons, blossoms and serene Japanese landscapes adorning almost every single piece.

It marked an unusually wondrous departure for the designer who has established himself as one of menswear's bravest pioneers on the back of drab, grey and navy suits.

For more from Paris Fashion Week, take a look at parts one and two of our street style report from the city's capital.

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