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Fall 2008 Runway Trend: Art Deco a la Minimalist

PARIS PRET-A-PORTER (PARISFASHION WEEK) FALL-WINTER 2008-2009 PARIS, March 14, 2008 /FR/ — Even to the connoisseur’s eye attending the runway shows at Paris Fashion Week, this last trend of the season is not as obvious as the previous ones mentioned here. To detect it a good knowledge of Costume history and 2Oth century design movements...
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Fall 2008 Runway Trend: Accents of Haute Couture

PARIS PRET-A-PORTER (PARISFASHION WEEK) FALL-WINTER 2008-2009 PARIS, March 13, 2008 /FR/ — Is it because Paris Luxury Ready-to-Wear is slowly replacing Haute Couture as the new world trend-setter? Is it because Haute Couture houses want to reveal their full identity also in their Ready-to-Wear collections? Is it because the industrial techniques used in fashion are...
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Fall 2008 Runway Trend: Volumed Architecture

PARIS PRET-A-PORTER (PARISFASHION WEEK) FALL-WINTER 2008-2009 PARIS, March 11, 2008 /FR/ — One of the trends seen this season on the decisive runways of Paris Fashion Week, could be described as a long-legged silhouette topped by a baby-doll dress, skirt or coat, most times with the hemline placed at mid-thigh, with a big volume displaying...
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Fall 2008 Runway Trend : The Cinched Romantic Amazon

PARIS PRET-A-PORTER (PARISFASHION WEEK) FALL-WINTER 2008-2009 PARIS, March 2008 /FR/ — Looking back on the Fall 2008 season  and particularly on the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week, several trends are emerging. The most blatent one concerns a silhouette with a marked waistline and moulded bust. It might remind the amazons by the strapped, fastened, cinched...
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Franck Sorbier

FRANCK SORBIER ANSWERS FASHIONREPORTERS’ SEVEN QUESTIONS INTERVIEW PARIS, March 7, 2008 /FR/ — A slender figure with a thin beard, Franck Sorbier’s allure has something to do with a “sorbier” (French word for the plant called service tree in English). This shrub, was symbolizing, in Arabic poetry, the fragile grace of adolescence. The fashion he...
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