where the communal apartment inspired intricate and delicate collection was much more than met the eye at first glance (and certainly met a lot to any expat). It followed by the Atelier Versace floating bohemian looks that would suit the love child of Jesus Christ the super star and Botticelli's Venus.
More is yet to come... Chanel... Dior... Armani Prive... Gaultier... Margiela... Fendi... Always exciting to see and very curious to compare to the couture from 20 years ago when Christian Lacroix was all the hype, John Galliano, who is about to reveal his second couture collection for Margiela, was rumoured to be the one to take on Givenchy, and Shalom Harlow posed in Dior, Lacroix, Givenchy and Chanel in a story styled by Grace Coddington and photographed by Bruce Weber for the March 1995 issue of American Vogue.
Photo source: Shalom Harlow in Paris Couture: The Haute Life / Vogue US March 1995 (photography: Bruce Weber, styling: Grace Coddington)