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Paris Fashion Week: At Louis Vuitton, luxe meets lava lamp
Paris Fashion Week: At Louis Vuitton, luxe meets lava lamp

The Paris runways have been a youth quake of swinging '60s and '70s style. And on Wednesday morning at Louis Vuitton, designer Nicolas Ghesquiere joined the march, showing a collection that was ‎luxe-meets-lava lamp, crushed velvet, “Partridge Family” florals and all. It could have just looked like a bunch of old clothes (ahem, Saint Laurent) had the materials, workmanship and details not been so luxurious. Plus, there was more here than just a retro rewind. The collection’s success was in its broad reach, from wearable sportswear elevated by that je ne sais quoi French touch, to the kind of vision pieces that get fashion editors' hearts...

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