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Celine and Lorde show how to do Paris Fashion Week

Celine and Lorde show how to do Paris Fashion Week

It’s appropriate that Phoebe Philo showed her fall collection for Celine on International Women’s Day, because her genius is in designing clothes that feel like they are made for women by women. The quirky self-assuredness of Celine is a far cry from the peep-show lace we saw on the runway at Nina Ricci, the tush-squeezing palazzo pants at Balmain, the hobble skirts at Balenciaga, and the nipple-exposing sheer shirts at Acne Studios. And thank goodness. Because while there may have been a place for nudity and body constriction on the runways at one time, it’s the 21st century, people. We’ve been there, done that. How about showing us clothes with dignity...

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