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Carven Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

At Carven designer Guillaume Henry is going from strength to strength. The young Frenchman continues to be full of eclectic ideas that have made his quirky design driven collections, highly...

Carven
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Balenciaga Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Nicolas Ghesquière returned to the Spanish roots of the Balenciaga house for his spring/summer 2013 collection. First, there were the ruffles. They finished off fitted sleeves, rippled around...

Balenciaga
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Mugler Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

It wouldn’t be Formichetti’s Mugler without a buzz to herald it. With a few marble steps as transition between a very wet Paris and humid tropical climes, the Mugler spring/summer 2013 was awash...

Mugler
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Rue Du Mail Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Martine Sitbon played a Game of Life of sorts at Rue du Mail. Start with a blank Petri dish, seed it with atoms and see what happens. Dresses, her absolute forte, serve as canvas to this science...

Rue Du Mail
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Limi Feu Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Eschewing a show in favor of a presentation in her former store space, Limi Feu offered her guests some of the best fun to be had at any fashion event: a dress-up game, complete with models as...

Limi Feu
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Peachoo Krejberg Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Roy Krejberg does the talk, while Peachoo Datwani observes from a distance. When it comes to fashion, both designers share the same passion for creating new collections. The love for fashion goes...

Peachoo Krejberg
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Gareth Pugh Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Gareth Pugh has always been an extreme and sartorially aggressive designer. But with his spring/summer 2013 collection he also proved himself to be quite a romantic. To the mournful melody of...

Gareth Pugh
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Rochas Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

The style and shapes of the 1950s once again inspired designer Marco Zanini; however, for his spring/summer 2013 Rochas took the sporty country club route with white boxing boots and all. Producing...

Rochas
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Felipe Oliveira Baptista Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Being creative director to two houses is a tight rope exercise that can lead to creative dilution of one or both brands. Fortunately, Felipe Oliveira Baptista shows that he has more than enough...

Felipe Oliveira Baptista
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Dries Van Noten Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

It was fitting that Dries Van Noten would choose an empty garage to present a collection that took its inspiration from the grunge style of the 1990s. The cavernous industrial setting enhanced this...

Dries Van Noten
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Alexis Mabille Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

It might be as simple as the fact that he is opening his first flagship store in Paris this week, but Alexis Mabille has grown up and gone commercial. Now this is not a slur. Quite the...

Alexis Mabille
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Nicolas Andréas Taralis Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

What's new on the spring/summer 2013 Nicolas Andreas Taralis runway? “Not much,” as the designer cheekily confirms it himself. “It is all about working on continuity. It's a natural evolution, it...

Nicolas Andréas Taralis
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Guy Laroche Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

The Guy Laroche signature style started with fluid tailoring, as a counter-reaction to Dior's new look back in the late 50s, this season's spring/summer 2013 collection was no different. Something...

Guy Laroche
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Damir Doma Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Damir Doma is starting to shake things up at his signature brand. Until recently the designer has had a tendency towards Monk-like garb that always enveloped the wearer in a cocoon of fabric....

Damir Doma
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Dévastée Ready To Wear Spring Summer 2013 Paris

Nothing in life is certain, except for death and taxes. The latter held no sway this morning at the Dévastée show, but the former had its smiling moment. Ophelie Klère and François Alary created a...

Dévastée