Wednesday, February 28, 2007
You know what you should do? You should check out style.com, where you can find pictures of the complete ready-to-wear collections now being shown in Paris. If you want my advice, you won't miss Comme des Garcons, and Viktor & Rolf, among many others. (Vivienne Westwood is still showing everyone what it means to be good at and deeply thrilled by one's job.) If you get interested, go into the archives of past shows and find the most recent Dior couture show—as my mother put it, it features clothes made by someone who was not thinking at all about how much fabric costs per yard (she meant this in a good way). Dior usually leaves me cold, but this show, a fantasia of origami-inspired details and scrumptious color, knocked me flat.