The designs were sophisticated. The beading was lavish. The lovely and abundant gathered there. The dividing line in between ugly and stylish was blurred at Paris’ couture programs.”>
PARIS Does high couture represent the dumbing down of style? It'’s a concern one discovers oneself asking after a week of being pounded by the sight of sequins, beads and all things that shine, throughout Couture Week, which covered here in the French capital Wednesday night.
Many designers state that couture , unlike the unrelenting ready-to-wear, resort or perhaps mens collections, are where they can reveal themselves, experiment and be really innovative.