Miu Miu: How Do You Say "Meh" In French?

Or perhaps it's "meh" in Italian I should be asking about since, despite showing in Paris, Miu Miu is Miuccia Prada's younger line. Anyhow, this collection wasn't particularly memorable, though some pieces rose above the chaff.

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You know the story about the woman who has a ribbon around her neck, and when it's finally removed her head falls off? I wonder if that ribbon was a light-minty color.


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I imagine Lady Gaga might wear this for a more relaxed endeavor, like grocery shopping or somesuch.


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The shape reminds me of one of those inflatable punch-em clowns that you could never knock down, but with better detailing.


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Again, more interesting details and embellishments — but this dress is not a sum of its parts. Exact opposite, in fact.


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Coming soon to a swinging boutique on Carnaby Street!


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Okay, now I'm getting tired of this fabric.


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Contrary to my instincts, I find myself enjoying the unexpected pairing of lavender and tangerine.


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If this dress were cut a little more snug, I could see it being sported to a premiere of some sort. By Leighton Meester, maybe, who'd probably biff the whole thing.


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This… Coat? Dress? Whatever it is, I like the silhouette. Hits the goth-y mark.


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For Miu Miu, best to always bet on black. This tunic would rock my leggings pretty hard.


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I like this piece, but are those spats she's wearing?


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Okay, now we can finally address the makeup. Which is funky without being overwhelming — and it matches the collection. [Slow, admiring applause.]


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The cool tailoring here makes this coat a keeper. I love it when people sport unexpected winter coats — keeps a dreary season a little more interesting.


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Speaking of interesting coats! Loosen up the collar on this one, and send it out to on the town.

DISCUSSION

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I would give up lots of things and privileges to be able to do my eyes like that for school.