Friday, January 25, 2013

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2013 Couture - PCW

“Its about the Indian gypsies,” said Jean Paul Gaultier, “the real ones from Rajasthan.” The designer’s feverish imagination was fired by the memorable vision of an Indian bride being transported to her wedding on an elephant. But it wasn’t just her nuptial finery that inspired him—it was the music that accompanied her, which he recognized as classic gitane sounds but were in fact traditional Rajasthani ones. Gaultier soon discovered, of course, that most gypsy travelers had their origins in this part of the world, and so he set out to capture their spirit in his joyous collection." -

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