It will be that at a certain age even the arsonists are waking up firefighters, but the new haute couture fall/winter 2017-18 collection by Jean Paul Gaultier starts just in this way: in a crescendo rossiniano the beginning of the fashion show has a classy-chic allure, with stoles which wrap the silhouette drawing unusual geometries until tight suits with waisted jackets combined with pencil skirts. There are also suits pants with a comfy line, mini bomber sleeveless to wear under refined and minimal looks. Then finally, after some black or grey classical items, here it comes the color, brilliant and bright, like electric blue, initially they are just a details in color blocking dresses, but after the first coloured model, it's an explosion of nuances combined together in a fire of super glamour models, with important and sumptuous,volumes, enriched by embroideries, trasparencies, overlappings and by a happily bold and innovative design.
The firefighter back incendiary and which fire is able to trigger between the enthusiasm of the audience, especially in the grand final with his evening dresses that summed up perfectly his iconic and ironic style.
It's mpossible, as always, remain indifferent to his creations so unique in their style. Jean Paul Gaultier shows once again how the the high tailoring and sblime craftsmanship are his real Aces to realize creations characterized by complex modelling.
But the couturier has never been a man to half measures: his bravery is legendary as his desire to impress and seduce always his audience and clients, at any cost.
Paris thanks his enfat terrible with a big applause for this collection so versatile that glibly passes by a refined upper class daily wear at the exuberance of evening dresses that leave a mark for their irreverent verve.
Mood: High fashion for every kind of woman
Lenght: mini, midi, long, extra long
Breadth: mostly large and fluffy, soft, but also tight and skinny for exalting the female shapes
Colors: grey, black, white, gold, lilac, camel, yellow ocher, burgundy, orange, purple, red, brown, nude, electric blue, yellow, silver, fuchsia
Fabrics: wool, fur, velvet, silk, organza, crepe, tweed, leather