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Fergie applauds Jean Paul Gaultier's couture homage to '80s

It was probably before the time of his front row stars singers Fergie and Beth Ditto — but they laughed and applauded nonetheless at Jean Paul Gaultier's fashion homage to the Palace club, France's answer to New York's once-famous Studio 54.

Here are the highlights of Wednesday's spring-summer 2016 couture collections in Paris.

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THE PALACE PARTY

The glamorous, underground theater was the hippest place in Paris from its inauguration in 1978 by Grace Jones, who famously serenaded the guests with her version of "La Vie en Rose," all the way to its end in 1983.

The converted theater represented a golden age in French disco culture and...

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