• Valentino Haute Couture Spring 2010

    2010 January 29

    Links of The Daily

    Who's embracing the future...denim's darker side...Plus! Couture: art or hard business?...

    (NEW YORK) Touched by 'Avatar' [NY Times]
    Both Jean Paul Gaultier and Valentino take couture inspiration from the eco-sci-fi film Avatar

    Dungarees [Vogue UK]
    Cue the 'would you wear it?' debate: overalls pop up at Ralph Lauren and Jean Paul Gaultier

    The All-Denim Trend: How Much Is Too Much? [WSJ]
    And speaking of denim...from jeggings to denim-on-denim, how a fashion staple is becoming a fashion don't

    Dressing for Success on Valentine's Day [NY Times]
    Cintra Wilson's Critical Shopper takes on Kiki de Montparnasse and Agent Provocateur: "If the movie “Atonement” had been rated NC-17, Keira Knightley might have been ravished in the library wearing a silk blindfold and leather wrist cuffs from Kiki de Montparnasse, and it still wouldn’t have looked too Cinemax."

    Paris haute couture week: can fashion be art? [Guardian UK]

    "If haute couture is on its last legs, then you wouldn't know it from the scene I found [at Armani]: the bell rang every few minutes, the moonshine collection was admired and the client discreetly flattered, and the unmistakable dollar-bill rustle of order sheets being signed off seemed to follow sure as night follows day."

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