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FASHION WEEK
Prêt à Porter Spring / Summer 2011

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Rue du Mail (by Martine Sitbon) introduces a dazzling color scheme, ultra feminine silhouettes surprisingly fresh and fun, almost minimalist and very elegant dresses, well rooted in modernism.

Sophisticated scenography and destructured cuts with AF Vandevorst, overlayering of pieces and luminous materials worn by seductive amazons.

With Tim Van Steenbergen, Audrey Hepburn slightly old fashion silouhette's influence doesn't alter the resolutly contemporary allure.

Valentin Yudashkin travels in luxury cruise , his glamour wardrobe reveals silouhettes with adjusted waiste , bustier dresses ardorned with sequins and wrapped up in acidulous satins.

Junko Shimada invites us in an imaginary trip, polkadots , anchors, blue, white, underlined with juvenile colors and paper boats in lieu of berets.

Dries Van Noten has a casual chic style, generous jackets, colors and lines deeply refined so elegance rimes with nonchalance.

Léonard is under the summer's influence fluid and widen tunics, psychedelic prints and fringed volumes, cote d'Azur revised by the Belgium creatress Véronique Leroy.

Pierre Cardin cultivates androgyny, couples wearing avant gardist tunics and trench spiced up with vinyl colors.

For their first colection, The Mal Aimée duo hesitates between reserve and seduction, nude tones contrast with purple, the stretch corset plays with a spangled cape density.

Debut, Seoul's 10 Soul, 10 corean creators introduce their collection. Emmanuel Clolus scenography and lights by Philippe Berthomé.

Ingrid Vlaslov's closet reveals etheral and luminous outfits, fluid forms realized with overlayering of light material create a refined allure to the body motions.

At the Palais de Tokyo, Rick Owens puts urban bouddhas in the cat walk, dressed with oversized volumes, sculptural and sophisticated.

Amaya Arzuaga introduces a somptuous and architectural collection. Her Art of folding and cutting with a perfect mastery is glorified with the transparency and sobriety of mineral colors.

Manish Arora is entertaining in Wonderland, he dresses his mad Alices with electro latex leggings, dresses the heads with carossery and wraps the bodies with shiny chromes.



Bella Gursky translation C Denis
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Prêt à Porter Spring/Summer 2011 Paris
Shows reports by Team Fascineshion : Hélèna Grouchka, Marlon Monroe, Sabine Morandini.