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Maison Martin Margiela

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BOLLYWOOD BOUGAINVILLEA 

Like somethings straight out of a Bollywood wedding scene, Maison Margiela Spring 11 couture was nothing short of a technicolor dream.  Saturated pinks, oranges, teals, and purples were heightened by mountains of rosettes that were used to create voluminous cape-like creations.  Most wearable was a sweet floral-printed draped front frock (that gave way to a mini-skirted back view). Less successful were transparent gowns that looked like iridescent cellophane, which seemed forced against the otherwise joyous outburst of color.

Color: Vibrant teal, pink, purple, orange, yellow, red, floral prints

Key Items: Floral print floor-length dress with ruffled hip / Rosette-embellished tunic / Rectangular ombre sequin gown / Ribbon-embellished catsuit

Materials: Cotton / Silk / Chiffon / Jersey / Feathers / Ribbon / Plastic

Details + Trim: Basket weaving / Braids / Rosettes / Feather boa trim / Ruffles / Ombré effects

Footwear + Accessories:  Aviator sunglasses / Nude pumps

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