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Paris Runway Shows

Lanvin Men Fall 2010: Belts, Belts and More Belts

PARIS, Jan 28, 2010 / FW/ — Belts are so ubiquitous, worn by men and women that it does not even enter our minds that it can be a symbol of masculinity. But, Lucas Ossendrijver, men’s designer for Lanvin made the innocuous belt a machismo beacon. From the strongman’s lifting …
Paris Runway Shows

Givenchy Men Fall 2010: Altar Boys

PARIS, Jan 27, 2010 / FW/ — Returning to his religious bent, which was his signature style at the beginning of his career, Riccardo Tisci opened his show with a necklace of thorns and walking sandals on a model wearing just a white shirt and black pants. This is a …
Haute Couture Paris Runway Shows

JANTAMINIAU Couture Spring 2010: Duality

PARIS, Jan 27, 2010 / FW/ — “DUALITY praises the powerful woman that, in all her beauteousness, is not afraid of seduction and conquest,” Jan Taminiau wrote in his press note for his Spring / Summer 2010 couture collection. Women dressed in seductive garments, their profiles emphasized by a full-face …
Haute Couture Paris Runway Shows

Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture Spring 2010

PARIS, Jan 27, 2010 / FW/ — Entitled “Precious Collection”, Alexandre Vauthier continues to build his code for his namesake label – exaggerated shoulders and a focus on the silhouette. The shoulders are still the most recognizable feature, but this season, Vauthier introduces the collar and the bracelet, which though …