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The Moral Lessons of Luxury

Christian Dior Paris 1953Christian Dior Paris 1953

In the six or nine months or 12 months that it will take to rehabilitate John Galliano's post Dior reputation, what would a cynic come up with by way of damage control strategy?

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The King Of Pop with style oracle Rushka BergmanThe King Of Pop with style oracle Rushka Bergman

TI is off to the movies to see "This Is It" on a prompt from Micheal's last stylist Miss Rushka Bergman. Rushka began working with Micheal Jackson after styling the legend for the October 2007 cover of L'Uomo Vogue that celebrated the 25th anniversary of Thriller. For the imaging of Micheal's look for the concert , Bergman collaborated with Christophe Decarnin for Balmain, John Galliano, Kris Van Assche for Dior Homme, Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy, Erickson Beamon and Giuseppe Zanotti on creating a series of outfits that drew on Jackson's 40 year legacy as a performer. Especially dazzling were the sharp shouldered motorcycle jacket rendered in Thriller-red leather, the tuxedo jacket studded with crystals and a suede military jacket all by Christophe Decarin. How directional and influential would a live glimpse of all this been! As Ruska explains

Paris Diary: Voila The Luxury Death Cult

The Maddening Crowd outside Givenchy FW 09The Maddening Crowd outside Givenchy FW 09

This is how many layers of fashionistas it took to get to the door people at Givenchy yesterday evening.

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