Monday, 10 October 2011
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Fashion has a ready-made crystal ball, in that this spring/summer's designer collections were shown in the catwalks last September. But the designer trends take on a life of their once real people get their hands on them. The overarching aesthetic of 2010 was are ultra-youthful, sharp, staccato look, epitomised by stick-thin legs poking out of ankle boots and short, stiffly carved dresses. At the pretty, commercial, weekly mag-friendly end of the spectrum, this meant the Whitney Port/Olivia Palermo red-carpet look: all bare legs, fierce ankle boots and sweet smiles. At the other end scale – but channelling the same mood – were Lady Gaga and the Italian fashion-editor-extraordinaire Anna Della Russo, who added fruit hairpieces and feather epaulettes to the
silhouette This year looks set to see changing of the guard. A softer-edged look is coming into focus. Yesterday, many fashion blogs were running a first-look picture from the new Valentino advertising campaign, shot by David Sims in the Valentino Paris mansion on the Place Vendetta. The model is lounging on a sofa, one foot tucked under the other, giving a subtly different message to the dominant pose of the past year, in which the model stands stiff as a toy soldier, albeit one dressed in Barnie's frock
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