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Harryhalim Fall 2011: The Fates of Fashion

PARIS, Mar 7, 2011/ FW/ — Entitled ATROPOS, designer Harry Halim was inspired by the Greek Fates or Moirae – Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. According to Greek mythology, Clotho is the “spinner”, the one who spun the thread of life from her distaff onto her spindle. Lachesis is the “allotter” …
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Sonia Rykiel Fall 2011: Playfully Pleasant

PARIS, March 7, 2011/FW/–With a set much like a Broadway production, metal fencing and fluorescent lighting made for playful model interaction at Sonia Rykiel, where the girls hung out on the runway as new looks came spouting out. The cheerful attitudes caused for quite a charming atmosphere and correlated brilliantly …
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Georges Hobeika Signature Fall 2011

PARIS, Mar 7, 2011/ FW/ — In the intimate setting of an installation, Georges Hobeika unveiled his Signature Collection, the designer’s ready-to-wear line. A declination of is famed couture line, the Georges Hobeika Signature Collection focuses mainly on eveningwear, a reflection of the designer’s well-heeled Middle Eastern clientele. Proposing pastel …
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Commuun Fall 2011: Primary Modernity

PARIS, March 7, 2011/FW/– Primary colors against black and white hues are obviously trending this season, and the Commuun collection took this mode to a new level of modernity by infusing a techno temper and futuristic undertones. Designers Kaito Hori and Iku Furudate played with opposing textures, such as sheer …
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Steffie Christiaens Fall 2011: Sculptural Elegance

PARIS, Mar 7, 2011/FW/– Paris-based Dutch designer Steffie Christiaens debuted her first collection through a baptism of fire- sculpting a progressive silhouette that forsakes a poignant science. The designer created wearable pieces from unconventional processes which involved scorching and melting vintage garments. The textures and silhouettes surely reflect the effects …
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Alexis Mabille Fall 2011: The Tasseled Belt

PARIS, Mar 6, 2011/ FW/ — Known for his creative use of the bow tie in his menswear line, Alexis Mabille duplicated that feat in his womenswear line with his use of the braided and tasseled belt as the accessory de rigueur. With the silhouettes and prints referencing the 1970s …
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Andrew GN Fall 2011

PARIS, Mar 6, 2011/ FW/ — Known for his sharp tailoring and architectural silhouettes, Andrew GN dressed up ultra-modern metro girls as he sent very sophisticated and citified looks on the runway. Reinterpreting the trench coat, Andrew GN made the collar and lapels wider and gave the skirt a bias …
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Damir Doma Fall 2011

  PARIS, Mar 6, 2011/ FW/ — Here it comes. A new, emerging silhouette that even the fashion industry elite cannot name. The loin-cloth-like shape of fabric, extending from the waist of a pant like a panel of a skirt, linearizes the look of the pieces. By adding a panel …