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Louis Vuitton’s womanhood celebration closes Paris

After a week of shows dominated by the rail thin teens who are ubiquitous on today’s catwalks, Paris fall winter ready to wear 2010 11 displays concluded Wednesday with a sensual celebration of replica louis vuitton bags women in all their curvaceous glory at Louis Vuitton.

Supermodels Elle Macpherson, Laetitia Casta and Holland’s Lara Stone a whopping size 4 sizzled in 1940s New Look inspired skirtsuits with nipped waists, full skirts and tight halter high quality replica handbags china tops that strained to contain their cheap louis vuitton bags from china uk overflowing cleavage.

“I feel like a real woman who is glamorous, who’s taking care of herself, who’s not afraid of her body,” one of the show’s models, Karolina Kurkova told The Associated Press in a backstage interview, adding that Wednesday’s was among her first shows since giving birth to a baby boy four months ago. She looked ravishing in a dusty blue wool skirtsuit.

For his first ready to wear collection with the label, Cerruti’s new designer, British born Richard Nicoll delivered a commercially oriented show of wearable layered looks in a pretty blue palette.

Prada second line Miu Miu sent out a ravishing collection of short cocktail aaa replica designer handbags dresses in thick wool felt that resembled nothing else seen all week. The show itself, too, was unique, with models that kept losing their way on the meandering catwalk. The wandering, panicked struck models added an extra high quality designer replica handbags wholesale element of drama to an already dramatic collection.

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Layering emerged as a major trend in Paris, where labels like quirky Kenzo piled on rich knit sweaters, jackets, coats, scarves and shawls. A bohemian, 1970s spirit infused many other Paris collections, from heritage French house Leonard to Yves Saint Laurent to Chloe where designer Hannah MacGibbon hit her stride with a collection of high waisted pants and cozy camel sweaters.

Fur, a major trend on fall winter runways in New York and Milan Fake Louis Vuitton Replica Bags , was largely absent from Paris’ collections. Notable exceptions included Viktor Rolf’s performance art show high quality designer replica handbags , where the Dutch duo stripped a pup tent sized model stacked with fur coats like a Russian doll. Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld also updated the storied house’s iconic skirtsuits with panels of scraggly fur that looked like it had been made from “Star Wars” Wookie Chewbacca though the uber designer assured it was all fake.

Paris’ shows were tinged with sadness following the death by apparent suicide last month of Alexander McQueen. The wildly inventive British designer was meant to show this week, but the display was scrapped and pieces from his final collection were shown to an elite cadre of fashion insiders on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The vintage models rocked the sober, ladylike skirtsuits supple wools and subtle prints. The collection borrowed heavily from Christian Dior’s “New Look,” the extravagant style that revolutionized women’s fashion in the wake of the lean years of World War II.

The smash lineup of curvier models was a welcome change from the rail thin teenagers who dominate today’s catwalks. The girls at Vuitton were the picture of refined elegance, strolling leisurely around a fountain in the middle of the set.

Light streamed in through the plastic sheeting of the roof of the venue a tent set up in a courtyard of the replica louis vuitton Louvre Museum. After a week fake louis bag of unseasonably nippy weather in Paris, the crowd of fashion insiders finally thawed out in the hothouse like tent.


Among the stronger collections of Paris’ fashion week, Prada’s second line’s fall winter offerings were utterly unique, strange and appealing. Still, they had to compete for the full attention of the audience, who was busy pointing the lost models in the right direction.

Blame it on fatigue. The Miu Miu show was, after all, the last display on the Paris calendar, which follows the fashion weeks in New York, London and Milan.

Held in a sprawling town house whose floors had been fitted out with mirrors, replica designer handbags the catwalk snaked through the gilded salons. Models with ponytails that contrasted with their natural hair sported abbreviated, drop waisted dresses with sculptural, scalloped peplums. The dresses, in black, lilac or tangerine overcoat weight wool, were embellished with little bows around their high turtlenecks and cartoonish flowers with rhinestones.

Hard to picture? It was such a fresh silhouette that it was hard even to take in.

Designer Miuccia Prada declined to divulge her influences dolabuy , saying only “it’s the drawing that came out.”

The Paris luxury house, which started off more than 160 years ago as a saddle maker, sent out leather heavy looks that draw on their long history of technical savoir faire with the material: trenchcoats in supple leather, croc skin trousers and microfiber parkas with crocodile epaulettes.

Little leather skirts were worn with menswear blazers and peacoats with extra wide crocodile belts. Bowler hats topped off all the looks, and Perfect Quality Louis Vuitton Replica the other accessories monocle necklaces and extra long umbrellas looked as if they’d been swiped from wardrobe of an old school London dandy. Some of the models also sported rolled up copies of The Times of London in their Kelly bags the iconic handbags that are a major cash cow for the label.

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