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Spring Peek: High/Low Hemlines


What's the saying? When the economy is tight, hemlines go up? Yes. So when the economy is really tight, hemlines go into a frenzied high/low hemline state? Apparently. This skirt silhouette, seen mainly on dresses on the Spring runways, is part provocative, part princess. However, Balmain's bondage high/low dresses were positively provocative (left). The princess was spotted at Nina Ricci and its Edwardian frocks and Temperley's dreamy poufy white dress. Just when I thought I'd experimented with every hemline, Spring presents a new one. Rocky economy aside, these are rockin'.


Michael Kors

Nina Ricci

Yves Saint Laurent

Temperley

Emanuel Ungaro

To go high and low,

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Michael Kors

Nina Ricci

Yves Saint Laurent

Temperley

Emanuel Ungaro

Martin Margiela

Balmain

Nina Ricci

Etro

Emanuel Ungaro

(L-R: Michael Kors, Nina Ricci, Yves Saint Laurent, Temperley, Emanuel Ungaro, Martin Margiela, Balmain, Nina Ricci, Etro, Emanuel Ungaro)

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