Jean-Paul Gaultier, haute couture calligrapher

The Jean-Paul Gaultier haute couture Spring Summer ’09 collection was presented last winter. There were arabesques on black and white outfits. It looked as if a calligrapher had used an ink brush to draw the dresses’ patterns but also the model’s jewels and hairstyles.

 

summer 2009 Jean-Paul Gaultier couture dress  summer 2009 Jean-Paul Gaultier couture dress

On this dress I believe I can read “Jean-Paul Gaultier Paris”. The text is written on the bottom of the dress, on the veil behind the dress and on the leggings as well.

summer 2009 Jean-Paul Gaultier couture dress

summer 2009 Jean-Paul Gaultier couture dress

 

 

This other outfit is adorned with a magnificent three-dimensional arabesque. The same theme has inspired the intricate earrings and sophisticated hairstyle of the model.

I liked this graphic collection a lot. I have shown only two outfits but you can see the whole fashion show on Vogue and coutorture websites.

 

Discover other articles on my favourite fashion shows:

* Kate Bosworth at the Burberry Fall Winter 2012 Fashion Show
* Valentino Ready-to-Wear Spring Summer 2012 outfit
* Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring Summer 2011
and many more articles about fashion in the Fashion category

 

photos :
1 : Patrick Kovarik/Getty Images seen on coutorture.com
2 : Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei
seen on news.xinhuanet.com
3 : Matteo Volta / ImaxTree
seen on Vogue
4 : Jacky Naegelen / Reuters

 

 

 


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