Sunday, February 24, 2008

Fashion Agencies

First down the aisle was a black, bald woman in a huge black and aquamarine checked baggy suit, carrying an enormous scarlet suede portfolio and sporting dark green suede platform shoes.

Bini turned the tables on soft tops and heavier bottoms, using striped silk for baggy trousers under jumpers of thick wool felt.

"It was as if the same outfit became a different thing just by changing the material," Bini said in a statement.

Models with piled-high pre-Raphaelite hair and whitened faces like Cate Blanchett's Elizabeth took each others' hands and turned each other around, or took their heavy, rounded platform shoes off halfway down the catwalk.