Nilina Mason-Campbell ran around Paris to get a fresh look at couture. Not the runway-shot, brand-manicured take we always get. The street-skulking, exhilarating flash-and-grab honesty of the perennial non-ticket-holder! (It's not our fault we don't know any PRs in Paris.)
The models in John Galliano's Christian Dior haute couture collection walked out of a piece of sculpture that looked kind of like a giant mid-century-modern-style lamp, or a hovering spacecraft. They wore dresses in keeping with that theme.