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Paris Fashion Week meets Studio 54 as disco-inspired fashions boogie down the runways

Paris Fashion Week meets Studio 54 as disco-inspired fashions boogie down the runways

The collections that came down the catwalks here during Paris Fashion Week may be destined for stores in the spring of 2017, but in many ways, they felt like a four-decade time hop back to 1977, when disco was still king and the push was on for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

It wasn’t all lighted-floor-appropriate luxe and feminist-focused fashion, mind you, but there were enough references to both over the nine-day run of fashion week in the City of Light to cause serious Me Decade flashbacks. 

A return to disco

A late ’70s / early ’80s aesthetic was already...

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