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Tuesday, 04 October 2011

A VISIT TO DRIES VAN NOTEN'S SHOWROOM - TEXT BY PHILIPPE POURHASHEMI

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Dear Shaded Viewers,

Visiting Dries Van Noten's showroom during Fashion Week has become one of my Paris treats. I loved the relaxed confidence of his last show and his imagination seems to have no boundaries. Working with botanical prints, James Reeve's cityscapes and references to traditional Couture, he presented a great selection of feminine, wearable pieces. The best thing about his clothes is that they manage to be creative and pragmatic at the same time.

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Van Noten made crochet lace look fresh and elegant. A black jacket was stunningly embroidered, giving it an almost historical flavour. It was so intricate I could have stared at it for hours.

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The bags were quite luxurious this season. With their metallic handles and contrasting details, these two structured styles stood out.

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Best,

Philippe

http://www.driesvannoten.com/ 

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That black embroidered jacket is a major lust-have indeed! x ninette

Posted by: ninette | Oct 4, 2011 9:05:59 PM

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