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Vivienne Westwood Spring 2010: Getting Punk’ed

PARIS, Oct 3, 2009 / FW/ — Wearing a shirt that says “Get a Life,” when she took her bow, Dame Vivienne Westwood wants everyone punk’ed for Spring 2010 with an eye on the environment.   Serious about this political stance, this is the second time that Dame Westwood has …
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Lanvin Spring 2010: The Label of the Moment

PARIS, Oct 3, 2009 / FW/ — While we were searching for the silhouettes that will define the 2010s, it was staring at us all along; Alber Elbaz at Lanvin has been giving it to us season after season and though we were listening even looking, we did not realize …
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Isabel Marant Spring 2010: Eclectic Mix

PARIS, Oct 3, 2009 / FW/ — The current darling of fashion insiders, with editors making a beeline to her atelier the moment they arrive in Paris, Isabel Marant proposed an eclectic mix of boho, prairie and gypsy chic for Spring 2010. Micro miniskirts, shorts rolled at the hem, and …
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Gaspard Yurkievich Spring 2010: Expect the Unexpected

PARIS, Oct 3, 2009 / FW/ — Continuous sleeves, metallic fabric, halter necklines on vest-inspired mini-skort dresses, knee-high stockings that are sometimes doubled, Gaspard Yurkievich took his audience to a dream world and it is not necessarily intergalactic. It began with an ultra-modern feel, truly an understandable move since futurism …
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Hiroko Koshino Spring 2010: The Art of Folding

PARIS, Oct 2, 2009 / FW/ — Hiroko Koshino is an artist. She does not just design clothes; she adds an artistic quality to them and for Spring 2010, Koshino brought origami front and center as she sent gowns and dresses that had been created and/or embellished with the ancient …
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Manish Arora Spring 2010: Demanding Our Attention

PARIS, Oct 2, 2009 / FW/ — If for Fall 2009 it was all about flowers at Manish Arora, Spring 2010 finds us an amphibious world where the ladies are sometimes mermaids and other times they are terrans; yet no matter what form they are, they are sirens who demand …
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A.F. Vandevorst Spring 2010: A Matter of France

PARIS, Oct 2, 2009 / FW/ — Whether it’s a historical woman warrior like Joan of Arc or one from a legend like Bradamante, it is hard not to think of the legendary history ‘A Matter of France’ upon looking at the A. F. Vandevorst Spring 2010 collection. Military influences …