It’s in the Details. The Lure of Subdued Luxury – Paris Fashion Week RTW Fall 2008

March 5, 2008 • Fashion


Joanne Molina for Second City Style Magazine

In line with the fashion week weariness in the Western world, Paris
Fashion Week wove a dark tale. While some dabbled in optimism, like
Dior, most decided to play it safe and opt for black, ebony and deep
hues with accents of color, or perhaps even the shine of patent for the
season’s conservative decadence.

Christian LaCroix: If there is any exuberance this season it’s not found in the optimism of a past decade or the fantasy of the future. Instead, it’s found in the contrast of dark and bright and the ageless charm and energy of metallics. Lacroix used beautiful, along with the deep, hypnotic charm of patent to make his collection uncompromising.

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