Right before the Balenciaga fashion show in Paris, benches collapsed beneath the well-healed crowd, which also included Grace Coddington , Hamish Bowles, Catherine Deneuve, Salma Hayek, Francois-Henri Pinault, Anna Wintour ! HAHA WWDwrote:
"Apparently, there were no serious injuries, while some wispy fashion
types wondered aloud whether it might be time for a collective industry
Tommy Ton snapped one of our favorite street style bloggers and illustrators, Garance Dore, multitasking on the streets of Milan recently. In light of Garance’s recent postings on getting in shape and
being New York-ified, we’re glad to see she hasn’t let The City
erase her French-ness yet. This is the Garance we love.
Edgy? At a preview of his collection, he said he was taking more chances
this season and cited KAWS, the graffiti artist who came to fame in the
nineties for inking up bus-shelter ads of Kate Moss, as a major source
of inspiration. That wasn't just lip service. Wu collaborated with KAWS
on the flower-petal print that dominated his show. But that's not to say
that there was anything truly "street" on the runway today. This is a
designer beloved by red-carpet starlets and First Lady Michelle Obama,
just as savvy at business as he is at sewing a buttonhole.
Upper-thigh-baring sport shorts aside, pretty and proper is what Wu
does, and this Spring collection was no exception.