Rue du Mail
March 01, 2007 Paris
There were also plenty of sweet dresses, though. They trotted out on wedges and stacked-heel pumps, and in keeping with the swing of things, hems were short and silhouettes were full. The weak link was a clunky number made from what looked frankly like a cream chenille bedspread. The best pieces were almost sculptural, with wire hems that circled the legs, curving gracefully at one knee to create an abstract flower and reveal asymmetric tiers beneath. In the mix were lots more bubble and lamp-shade shapes.
Her fans seemed pleased enough with all this, but it bears noting that the competition for attention in the crowded French calendar has become even more fierce since Sitbon's departure; to maintain the enthusiasm she was greeted with today, she may have to kick things up a notch or two.