Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2011

Who: Lanvin

What it made us think of: A story in subtle textures

What we liked: long full skirts, harnesses, dress halves zipped together, Matrixsunglasses, color

What we didn't: The more Calvin Klein spins on minimalism. A four-digit price tag can't make it more than a sheath dress.Who: Tao

What it made us think of: Girls who contract cases of the vapors and faint dramatically in Victorian literature.

What we liked: Suessian hair and hats, ruching, colorful flats with monochrome clothes, ruffles

What we didn't: unflattering sheer bitsWho: Ann Demeulemeester

What it made us think of: Black and white photography of buildings

What we liked: funnel necks, graphic prints, buckles

What we didn't: mullet skirts, clunky boots


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