1 Juillet 2020
One of them was crusted with metal pearls.) And, at a very glamorous pinch, the perforated black leather jacket and skirt fit the theme, but what his punk starting point really bestowed on this collection was rigor and focus.All held the promise that Jean Paul Gaultier would parade punk couture, hardly a new idea for him, and not exactly a thrilling prospect for us, especially given that the designer has been going through a dry spell of late.Read More Read Sarah Mower?s review of Jean Paul Gaultier?s Spring 2011 couture fashion show.But something magical happened on Gaultier's catwalk today.The ripped 'n' torn aesthetic was in full effect with an ensemble that featured a raggedy beaded top and a silk skirt falling to pieces. (Degrade is couture's take on punk.As far as the punk theme went, there were elaborate Mohawk hairdos (tulle cascaded from the bride's at the finale), the odd dog collar, and some cropped bomber jackets. EN SAVOIR PLUS >>>
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Both have posthumously been turned into kitsch pastiche by popular culture yet today Gaultier reminded us all that punk and Can-Can were instigated by extreme rebels, creating at the margins of society.The impossibly elegant voice of Madame Catherine Deneuve introduced each of the forty-seven beautiful, edgy and glamourous outfits, modeled confidently by women (and one man) who held numbered cards. ?The humour in contrasting this with the dignified touch of haute couture was very tongue-in-cheek.Exactly how fashion collections used to be presented back in the day.The craftwork was evident and the work of Gaultier?s seamstresses and artisan?s was applauded unanimously when the wedding dress glided down the catwalk.High kicks and the splits ensued to the crescendo of the Can-Can tune, greeted by woops from the audience some of whom were up on their feet. Défilé Gaultier Paris Printemps-été 2011 Couture.
Imperiales ces filles, iroquoise sur la tete, eye-liner et clope au bec.Apres chaque passage applaudi, on frole la standing ovation et on bat des mains en rythme au final, eblouis, energises, conquis.Effets feuilletes pixelises, ligatures savantes sur un corset, silhouette noire en ombre chinoise vertigineusement mat, chic, coupee au cordeau, effets de bretelles suspendues sur tulle invisible barrant les epaules, volants cancan en tulle de soie blanc, mariniere etiree en fourreau d?organdi marine et bleu a la texture meringue.Farida, egerie goudienne, punk dans l?ame, demenage en pantalon et miniperf all black.Une heure d?attente pour Gaultier Paris pulverisee en quelques minutes d?eblouissement dans l?intensite de la voix de Deneuve qui lit les mots de Paquita Paquin, inventaire des passages numerotes, baptises avec esprit. Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2011 Couture Beauty.
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