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Uncategorized / July 21, 2017

With a calendar this extensive (ninety-three shows were on the official Mode à Paris roster), other fantasies invariably surfaced. At Dior, Raf Simons suggested eighteenth-century frock coats—most desirable in leather—along with snowy dresses whose alarmingly high necklines would challenge the Arrow Collar Man. And, for pure over-the-top revelry, there was Jean Paul Gaultier, who announced his retirement from ready-to-wear earlier this month. To celebrate this milestone, the designer, who showed his first collection in 1976, rented out the vast Art Deco Rex theatre, stuffed his guests with popcorn and champagne, and put on a stage show that included an accordionist playing “Flight of the Bumblebee,” Rossy de Palma stripping down to her corset, and a bevy of models impersonating such fashion insiders as Carine Roitfeld, Grace Coddington, and Suzy Menkes. p&c Michael Kors taschen It was hardly about the clothes (Would these satin wrestling ensembles even be produced?) and all about celebrating Gaultier’s legacy—his impish personality, which over the years has become synonymous with a joyful cartoon version of Frenchness. But, for all the high spirits at Gaultier, there was something a little sad and just a bit strained about the spectacle. The show began with Prince’s “1999” booming, a…