The soundtrack to Paris Fashion Week’s A/W 2014 menswear shows

The soundtrack to Paris Fashion Week’s A/W 2014 menswear shows
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Fashion week, nowadays, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the sound space is an element that no producer or designer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past, present and future - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you Paris Fashion Week's catwalk mega mix from the A/W 2014 menswear collections.



'Before Long' by Ryuichi Sakamoto; 'With or Without You' by Twin Shadow; 'NYC 73-78' by Beck; 'The Sheltering Sky' by Ryuichi Sakamoto

Raf Simons

'Speak To Me', by Pink Floyd; 'The Great Gig in the Sky', by Pink Floyd; 'On the Run' by Pink Floyd; 'Baby's on Fire' by Brian Eno


Rick Owens

'Heavy Heat', remixed by RP Boo

Louis Vuitton

'Love is the Message', by MFSB

Music production: Honey Dijon

Dries Van Noten

'Sympathy For The Devil', by The Rolling Stones; 'Gimme Shelter' by Rolling Stones

Music production: Kid Koala aka Eric San
FRIDAY 17/01

Junya Watanabe

'Baby Blue' by King Krule; 'Ocean Bed' by King Krule; 'Easy Easy' by King Krule; 'A Lizard State' by King Krule; 'All Around the World' by Oasis

Kris Van Assche

'Destination/Rocket Number 9 (Gesaffelstein Remix)' by Gesaffelstein/Zombie Zombie

Music production: Michel Gaubert

Cerruti 1881

'Hymn to a Great City' by Katia & Marielle Labèque; 'Red Right Hand' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; 'Ashes To Ashes' by Warpaint

Music production: Michel Gaubert


'Flawless (Fashion Show Mix)' by The Martinez Brothers; 'Interlude 01' by The Martinez Brothers; 'The Kid (Fashion Show Mix)' by The Martinez Brothers

Music production: The Martinez Brothers

Comme des Garçons

'Hidden XS' by Fuck Buttons; 'Broken Head' by Cluster & Eno; 'Computerwelt' by Kraftwerk

Maison Martin Margiela

'Koln (January 24, 1975 Part I)' by Keith Jarrett; 'Koln (January 24, 1975 Part II A)' by Keith Jarrett


Dior Homme

'Swan Rot' by Michael Nyman; 'Prawn Watching' by Michael Nyman; 'Human Drama (Paula Temple Remix)' by Planningtorock

Music production: Michel Gaubert


'Golden Arrow' by Darkside; 'Hijk' by C.A.R; 'Paper Trails', by Darkside; 'Swept Away (New Jackson Remix)' by The XX; 'Got Well Soon' by Breton

Music production: Thierry Planelle

SUNDAY 19/01

Paul Smith

'Soft Parade' by The Doors; 'Soul Kitchen' by The Doors; 'LA Woman' by The Doors; 'My Wild Love' by The Doors; 'Touch Me' by The Doors

Music production: Peter Smith & Andrew Hale

Umit Benan

'Danny Boy' by Jackie Wilson; 'Hellhound' by Son of Dave; 'Stupid' by Bobby Womack                                       

Thom Browne

'Prologue' (from Birth OST) by Alexandre Desplat; 'The Rendezvous' (from Birth OST) by Alexandra Desplat; 'Birth Waltz - Finale' (from Birth OST) by Alexandre Desplat

Saint Laurent

General Education' by Froth

Fashion Features Editor

Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*. Having previously held roles at 10, 10 Men and AnOther magazines, he joined the team in 2022. His work has a particular focus on the moments where fashion and style intersect with other creative disciplines – among them art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and profiling the industry’s leading figures and brands.