Tag Archives: Jean-Paul Gaultier

Une Parure

A few days ago, I wrote about the Haute Couture show at the Paris City Hall. In their materials on the web page, they had a list of important dates in the history of French Couture. Here is the translation … Continue reading

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Abréger une histoire

I’ve been interested in fashion since I first picked out a pair of red shoes when I was four years old. A few posts ago, I wrote about Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible. Another new book on the topic is Fashion: … Continue reading

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Casser la baraque

French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier was born on April 24, 1954. The self-taught designer attracted the attention of Pierre Cardin by sending him sketches. He came out with his first solo collection in 1976. Gaultier is an expert tailor, … Continue reading

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Un bourreau de travail

Every list of what a well-dressed woman needs to wear includes a trench coat. This sharp example from the Jean-Paul Gaultier Paris Spring 2012 ready-to-wear collection looks like a worthy candidate for even the most discerning woman’s wardrobe. I’m not … Continue reading

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