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Paris Fashion Week: At Undercover, a fractured fairy tale
Paris Fashion Week: At Undercover, a fractured fairy tale

Something wicked this way comes. That was what entered the mind upon seeing the giant, polished red cherry sculptures on the runway at Jun Takahashi's show. Was it forbidden fruit? Was the big bad wolf coming around the bend? Were we headed for a big fall? All of the above. From the first look, it became clear that the designer of the cult Japanese fashion label Undercover was going to be musing on the fractured fairy tale that is childhood. Key pieces: Princess-like dresses puffed up with crinoline skirts,  worn by models fitted with sinister wings. Jackets and raincoats that flickered with digital cartoon scenes. (Too bad Disney didn't think of that kind of wearable...

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