John Galliano Fall/Winter 2009: Fashion For Euro Gypsy Silent Film Stars

Yesterday in Paris, John Galliano took viewers on a journey to some Eastern European fantasy land where the ladies wear vibrantly colored peasant skirts by day and sheer, ethereal Theda Bara-esque gowns by night…

I don't know what is going on with the sleeves and the skirt, I only know that I like it.

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This is what you call an exaggerated hip. But the fabric looks so luxe! And the embroidery is gorgeous.

Whirling dervish chic.

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Heidi wants to go sledding, but she's not wearing the appropriate footwear.

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This shade of blue is divine.

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Are you sensing a trend in the shoes for fall? (Hint: Preposterous platforms.)

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Gah, the embroidery!

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I have a birthday party to go to, maybe I'll try this.

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When does diaphanous become merely see-through? This angel's nightgown may hold clues.

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How do you put this on? How does it not rip? How is she walking in those shoes? Also, does anyone else have the urge to rent The Corpse Bride?

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Maybe there's a way you can just hang this over your bed like a beautiful mosquito net.

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This amazing, silky dove gray dress — without the metallic medallions — is red-carpet worthy.

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Theda Bara alert!

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Fairy tales can come true; it can happen to you.

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If there's a message here, it is: Accessorize without fear.

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The man, the myth, the legend. Monsieur Galliano himself.


This report claims the models were meant to resemble "frozen Ukranian brides." Mission accomplished?

Galliano's Frozen Ukrainian Brides [WWD]

[Images via Getty and AP.]

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