Vivienne Westwood: Rococo Eccentricity & Modern Marie Antoinettes

Westwood's red label show in London took cues from nutty peasants; her show today in Paris was for royalty gone wacko.

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I can't explain the makeup, the hair, or the cape, but I know that the text on that baby says "Get A Life!"

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I'm pretty sure there's a global warming message lurking in this runner's ensemble, but I'm too busy checking out the shimmery wrap.

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Something subtle, for work, when your inner Marie Antoinette is dying to get out.

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The plaid/Makes me sad.

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Any ideas what's going on here? The jacket looks like it's made of sumptuous silk. Team No Pants gets chilly sometimes.

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Let them eat cake an apple!

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I call this one "La Mariée De Cadavre." That's "The Corpse Bride" en Français.

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I think I just found my New Year's Eve outfit!

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The woman drinks her own Kool-Aid, at least.

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angelheadedhipster

This is one of those times where I remind myself that fashion is also art and just go along for the ride.