February 26, 2008 Paris
Moving on from last season's forties-meets-sixties theme, they cast their eyes toward Jerry Hall in her Studio 54 days. Predictable, perhaps, as an inspirationbut not necessarily unpromising. They turned out a few of the fur chubbies we've seen elsewhere in Paris, and hit on other Fall trends like ruffles (cascading down the bodice of one shift, circling the hem of another) and shine. But an oversize yellow, black, and white houndstooth looked garish, and the dirndl skirt they cut it in verged on dowdy. The couture feel they often refer to in interviews just wasn't there.