Madcap Betsey Makes Acrobatic Debut
Rickey, Melanie, The Independent (London, England)
SPORTSWEAR MAY have been America's key contribution to fashion in the past 30 years, but there has been one designer who has consistently bucked all trends and done her own thing.
That designer is 56-year-old Betsey Johnson, and yesterday she brought her madcap, OTT, colourful and very girlie style to her debut London Fashion Week show, with a collection that Madonna circa 1984 would have loved.
Supermodel Esther "the lips" Canadas camped it up along the catwalk in a flirty bra covered in rosebuds, a mini-tutu with layers and layers of colourful tulle, and matching pedal pushers.
Chanel muse Erin O'Conner was barely recognisable beneath a long black wig and …
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