Tailored body-con jackets with attached bonnets (not dissimilar to bike helmets) started the show, matched with restrictive pencil skirts and long white coats. The coats boasted stiff white belts, reminiscent of oriental jackets with exaggerated shoulders and not a pleat or crease in sight.
When Lady Gaga paraded on stage as the ‘unconventional bride’ for Thierry Mugler’s Fall / Winter 2011 collection at Paris Fashion Week the audience were aghast. Was it the skin-tight corseted white ensemble? The show-stopping saucer hat? The fact that it was five time Grammy award-winner Lady Gaga? No, it was those platforms.