Jean-Paul Gaultier turned his models into Hollywood stars on Wednesday, July 6, in a dramatic performance for his first haute couture collection, proving he has not lost anything of his taste for amusement since the acquisition of his brand from Hermes by Puig family from Spain in May.
Obviously released by what was obviously an oppress last few years of collaboration with Hermes, Gaultier was in a fun mood, showing off 60 looks all concentrated on the ballet idea.
The designer’s imagination was soberly working in the fullness of time, creating such smart combos as a pleated leather bomber jacket cut with a peplum edge, or stunning high-class punk ballerina in tulle mini cocktail dress and studded motor-bike jacket.
Excepting for a black evening gown that pulled an applause boom, the collection was vintage Gaultier, with several allowances to large part of market appeal in spite of a new paymaster who assures to make the struggling brand of the fashion house beneficial by 2016.
Jean-Paul Gaultier‘s signature pieces of clothing, his smooth deconstructed trench, also seemed like degenerative as soaring down the catwalk, this season floating muslins.