" With gas prices on the rise and the current political unrest in the Middle East, our recovery may be slowed, and fashion inspiration could become embedded in that period of time (1930-1950) which we currently relate to, and hope does not repeat itself. To view fifty fabulous photos of the...

This was one of the shows I was most looking forward to for Paris Fashion Week. Chloe's fall 2011 outing fully embraced a minimal silhouette but added some maximalist appeal with reptile prints in neutral shades. Designer Hannah MacGibbon had the Chloe woman donning belted dresses, relaxed...

Unlike most of the collections presented at New York Fashion Week, 3.1 Phillip Lim Fall 2011 didn't use red as its accent color. Instead, Lim chose a brilliant shade of cobalt for everything from neoprene clutches to leather hobo to the tiny arcs at the bottom of his models' manicures. And...

Alexander McQueen Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week Alexander McQueen's new vision for fall 2011 Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton continues to bring her own voice to the label with its fall 2011 collection. Featuring powerful creations ranging from black clad vixens to snow...

Yohji Yamamoto Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week Yohji Yamamoto's rebellious fall 2011 Yohji Yamamoto's cotton candy haired protagonist brought high fashion street wear to the fall 2011 season. With kaleidoscopic prints, fish netting and even wire hoop skirts for a dramatic effect–Yamamoto's...

Is the future bleak for women and not men? What are your thoughts? Feel free to comment below: To view fifty photos from Chanel's fall 2011 runway show during Paris Fashion Week, please click here . Chanel fall 2011 collection Paris Fashion Week. All Photos: Getty Images.

Louis Vuitton fall 2011 Paris Fashion Week takes us on a vintage train ride Louis Vuitton showed their fall 2011 collection on a square stage Wednesday at Paris Fashion Week, and it took Fashionista back to a time when train travel was chic and apparel was tailored and ladylike. Louis Vuitton...

Louis Vuitton menswear for fall 2011 Paris Fashion Week Louis Vuitton showed the fall/winter 11/12 menswear collection during Paris Fashion Week and the collection was filled with red/black, white/black, deep browns and all black ensembles. In addition, there was a large collection of handbags...

Dries Van Noten Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week Dries Van Noten's print filled fall 2011 Dries Van Noten's signature print work was out in full swing for the Belgian designer's fall 2011 presentation. Eye-catching prints, wide legged trousers and color blocking all made appearances on the...

Here's my confession: I was not a fan of this past Paris Fashion Week. The runways were spewing with shapeless, colorless garments and, in my opinion, were often similarly bereft of imagination. ‘Course, not everything was like that, and in rooting around a bit, I found some shows whose more...

 

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