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Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen AW09

Wow, in perfect contrast to Valentino‘s dull display, this was a wow show. I never knew it was possible to experience fright and awe at the same time.

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino AW09

This was a lovely collection, nice lines, a good palette and pretty pieces. It was nice, inoffensive, wearable and classic. There wasn’t really a wow factor. It was just all […]

Paris Fashion Week: Yves Saint Laurent AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Yves Saint Laurent AW09

I feel terrible to say this, even thinking it has got me all hot and bothered. But I was really not taken with this show. It is a shame because […]

Paris Fashion Week: Viktor & Rolf AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Viktor & Rolf AW09

One of the highlights of last year was the Viktor and Rolf exhibition. It was a magical walk through the story of their designs and told rather wonderfully through giant […]

Paris Fashion Week: Balmain AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Balmain AW09

For autumn/winter 09, Christophe Decarnin chose to present at Gianni Versace’s ex-location – The Ritz. Pounding the runway in a walk reminiscent of the supermodels of the 90’s (Naomi, Christy, […]

Paris Fashion Week: Sonia Rykiel AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Sonia Rykiel AW09

As if in perfect contrast to the paired back minimalism of Givenchy, Sonia Rykiel created a kooky catwalk of Paris Left Bank, 70s style and 30s glamour. Billowing trouser suits, […]

Paris Fashion Week: Givenchy AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Givenchy AW09

If you’re looking for a brightly coloured, happy, cheery Autumn/Winter 09 wardrobe then look away now. But if you want beautiful, architecturally designed outfits then Givenchy is the one for […]

Paris Fashion Week: Gareth Pugh AW09

Paris Fashion Week: Gareth Pugh AW09

It was a video presentation as opposed to the catwalk for Gareth Pugh at Paris fashion week. Starring model Natasa Vojnovic and created by cinematographer Ruth Hogben, the powerful footage […]