Paris Fashion Week continues its dark hold on Spring 2011 with some more stark, graphic, and 'gladiatorial' collections. In lieu of feathery fabrics and light pastels we have some fab chainmail touches, expertly tailored leather, and sharp geometric shapes with nary a hint of Spring neutrality. And I will say this about Balmain's line up: 1. It looks the same as last year's 2. Regardless of how many safety pins (which you can get at Duane Reade for $2.75 a pack) were used in the making of those expertly ripped 'Mary Shelley's Frankenstein' shirts and pants, you can bet the price tags will still be upwards of $15,000...
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