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2008 Fall Couture: Jean Paul Gaultier

If Ursula from The Little Mermaid had a closet, many pieces from Jean Paul Gaultier's 2008 Fall Couture collection would hang in it. First thing you notice when dissecting this line is the intricate details such as piping that can be mistaken for octopus legs.
The bright colors — cobalt, neon yellow, orange, green — take center stage and up the drama factor. Protruding feathers on several dresses also stand out. Fur, leather, and satin play a key role. Leather gloves with neon piping are badass while fur collars are sophisticated. While most pieces are creature-like, some give a nod to the equestrian theme. I can't say that any of the pieces are translatable to real life but they sure electrocute the runway!

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cocomademoiselle cocomademoiselle 8 years
Jean-Paul Gaultier 's show is always a real show! Creative, eccentric, original, artistic... I love it!
cocomademoiselle cocomademoiselle 8 years
Jean-Paul Gaultier 's show is always a real show! Creative, eccentric, original, artistic... I love it!
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 8 years
the colors, and the shapes are great.... especially the one in green like satin, is lovely
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 8 years
the colors, and the shapesare great....especiallythe one in greenlike satin, islovely
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
I love some of these pieces but all together they look like Ursula on acid - but I love the coral skirt with the black thingies...
rabidmoon rabidmoon 8 years
Love the feather-shouldered gown, the black and coral dress, and the olive/cream/burgundy collar jacket! The cobalt blue gown is so eye-popping also.
tglynn tglynn 8 years
these are stunning!
tglynn tglynn 8 years
these are stunning!
cnyc1a cnyc1a 8 years
I love it. I always look forward to Paris Couture week
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 8 years
fab colors. love.
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 8 years
fab colors. love.
Asche Asche 8 years
Such gorgeous pieces. I wouldn't mind adding a few to my closet!
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