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This gallery contains 28 photos.
Like many designers, Carven‘s Guillaume Henry was preoccupied with the nineties this season. And he found an appealing angle into the era, conjuring not its sneering riot grrrls but its sweethearts. “I was thinking about the girls I went to … Continue reading
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“Flowers and colors are what women want from me,”Giambattista Valli said before his couture show—his fifth, the program notes reminded us. “That’s what I give them, but every time I get inspired by something different.” The something different tonight was … Continue reading
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As couturiers, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli found the idea of the wunderkammerparticularly appealing. “In a cabinet of curiosities, the pieces are very unique, very one-of-a-kind,” Piccioli said. “We’ve tried to make something that is not only special, but … Continue reading
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If fashion is alchemy of a kind, Maison Martin Margiela‘s Artisanal initiative is one of its most explicit expressions. Pieces from other times and places are restored, reworked, sometimes remade. Their provenance and the amount of man hours spent transforming … Continue reading
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Jean Paul Gaultier works a theme like a last nerve. Today’s was clearly big cats…big lady cats, to be precise: lionesses, tigresses, cougars. His Couture collection was a celebration of Woman as Predator. The outfits—and the names that Gaultier … Continue reading
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“Couture du jour.” Bouchra Jarrar‘s PR man coined a catchphrase backstage before her show today, and there’s a good chance it’ll stick. No other designer working in couture approaches daywear with the same conviction. “It’s my signature,” Jarrar said. “I … Continue reading
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Something definitely felt different at Iceberg today. And that was no accident: The brand can’t yet reveal the name of its new designer, but it has one, and consequently this collection exuded a fresh point of view. The designer-who-cannot-be-named took a … Continue reading
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“Very relaxed and easy, but special.” That sounds like a designer at cross-purposes with himself, butNarciso Rodriguez handled the dueling concepts with aplomb for Resort. They came together beautifully in the collection’s first look, a simple little shift made from … Continue reading