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Vionnet Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

The French Maison was lately subjected to quite a hustle and bustle after Vionnet's former owners Matteo Marzotto and Gianni Castiglioni hired Barbara and Lucia Croce in October 2011.  The Croce...

Vionnet
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Roland Mouret Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Roland Mouret loves a good party. Or at least the memory of Paris' golden age of frivolous worldliness, back in the days when “Le Palace” was still the glamorous rendez-vous for endless nights. “I...

Roland Mouret
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Julien David Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

The kids really aren’t alright: they’re actually quite cheeky at Julien David. As guests clambered up the stairs of Lycée Henri IV to the sound of Debussy, upstairs the kids were having a ball. The...

Julien David
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Lanvin Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

At the end of the Lanvin show, Alber Elbaz took a few steps onto the catwalk to take a quick bow. But the audience would have none of that. Cheering him on, the designer rethought his timid first...

Lanvin
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Lutz Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

This spring/summer 2013 season marks a new step forward for Lutz Huelle. Not only did the German designer decide to officially lend his last name to his eponym brand – “Changing our name from Lutz...

Lutz
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Nina Ricci Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Nina Ricci
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Rick Owens Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Rick Owens
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Bruno Pieters Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Bruno Pieters
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Barbara Bui Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Black is the new summer bright. To La Femme's Sur la planche, Barbara Bui trotted out an uncomplicated yet chic wardrobe, all about looking for sensations. "Simplicity is not always easy," Barbara...

Barbara Bui
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Designer Appartment Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Designer Appartment
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Balmain Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

It is nothing new to see a designer referencing his youth through his fashion shows. But as Olivier Rousteing is just twenty-six years old those formative years aren’t really that far off. And they...

Balmain
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Sharon Wauchob Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Sharon Wauchob continues her confrontation with traditional codes of femininity in her spring/summer 2013 collection, a wheel she set in motion seasons ago. “I like to challenge myself, to...

Sharon Wauchob
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Ann Demeulemeester Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Ann Demeulemeester
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Bouchra Jarrar Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Bouchra Jarrar has been out and about for quiet a while now. Not only has the designer expressed her enviable knowledge to some of the best Parisian ateliers – including the studio direction of...

Bouchra Jarrar
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Manish Arora Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Designing a collection inspired by one’s culture and sartorial heritage is a double jeopardy: too strong a hand, and the affair turns into a caricature; too light a hand and the reference could end...

Manish Arora