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Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Paris Fashion Week

Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Paris Fashion Week

Oblong cut-outs, oversized buckles and a utilitarian aesthetic were the defining features of Stella McCartney's 2015 summer collection in Paris on Monday. The British designer's pledge to offer clothes with "effortless movement and a fluid silhouette," translated into drop-waist sailor trousers, jumpsuits in airy parachute silk and dresses that fell to mid-shin. McCartney's show at the opulent Opera Garnier in Paris on week two of the Paris fashion shows drew somewhat restrained applause, contrasting with a frenzy across town as Karl Lagerfeld fans raced to snap up a limited edition of the Lagerfeld Barbie, a miniature of the pony-tailed German designer. ...

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