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Just Cavalli Show Cancelled

Just Cavalli, produced by troubled manufacturer Ittierre, calls off Milan show.

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Bryan Bradley's Next Play

Among Bryan Bradley's inspirations for his new, lower-priced namesake collection is a black and white photograph of an Adele Simpson storefront.

Paris, Couture, haute couture,

La Belle Vie: Paris Couture

Extreme intricacy retained its power as the footwear signature of Paris’ couture collections.

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Shoulder to Shoulder: Bold Looks From Spring Couture

One message from the spring couture collections was, "Give ''em a bold shoulder."

Petal Power:
Floral Looks From Couture

"Lights, flowers, action" might have been the mantra on the Paris spring couture runways.

Black-and-White Geometry at Jean Paul Gaultier

Makeup artist Tom Pecheux explained the inspiration for the look came from numerous sources, including German singer Klaus Nomi.

Orlando Pita,

A Modern Classic Look at Valentino

For Valentino's spring haute couture show, makeup artist Pat McGrath created "a very strong, smoky eye in four different colors."

Jean Paul Gaultier
Couture Spring 2009

Sharp lines and rapturous curves — they comprise both calligraphy and couture. So perhaps it makes sense that Gaultier connected the dots.

Elie Saab Couture Spring 2009

Taking a step away from his typical glamour-puss style, Saab introduced a Japanese element to his couture, offering a kimono jacket here and an obi sash there.

Christian Lacroix Couture Spring 2009

Lovely though it was, his lineup lacked the sense of passion and otherworldliness that makes his best work transcend fashion and approach art.

Chanel Couture Spring 2009

When most people have a good idea, they put it down on paper. Karl Lagerfeld cuts it out of paper.

Martin Margiela Artisanal
Spring 2009

The conceptual Belgian transformed the commonest of materials — paper towels, shoelaces and plastic price-tag fasteners — into witty confections.

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