Every Day Is Arbor Day For Jean-Paul Gaultier

Wood grain, I’m grippin’,” a great poet once quipped, and Gaultier’s fall 2016 haute couture collection took that directive seriously. Inspired, it seems, by the forest and all its riches, he showed a variety of deciduous grains and gave models furry chipmunk hats, kept a natural color scheme of mahoganies and…

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Jean-Paul Gaultier's Couture Vision Is Disco Katharine Hepburn, Bellboys & Day Pajamas

Jean Paul Gaultier’s latest couture collection is just the kind of vision you can sink your heart into: extremely strong women as a logical jumping-off point, a mise en scène to propel the creative story, and a perfect melange of cultural touchstones and eras, including 1930s cigarette girls, 1940s movie stars, 1970s…