Magazine article Ebony

Parisian Funk Parisian Flair

Magazine article Ebony

Parisian Funk Parisian Flair

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Spring in Paris has always been a special time, beautiful time, and this season it will be a spring fashion season with a touch of flair and funk. French designers are showing an array of intriguing designs that will appeal to a wide variety of style preferences. There's the elegant, epitomized by sheer chiffon gowns and satiny-silk cocktail dresses. And there's the chic, as in Stella Cadente's sheer chiffon skirts topped with knit and leather. And then there's the funky, as illustrated by Viktor and Rolf's sassy ruffled cocktail dress, denim designs from Shawnyi and Zucca's red dress with funky oversized red cap. For those who want to express their wild side and others who prefer to keep it cute and sexy, Paris has just the right spring inspiration for you.

Heather gray cocktail dress has asymmetrical black ruffled neckline with one spaghetti strap, scarf tie at the waist, and asymmetrical ruffled hemline. By Viktor and Rolf. Note large floral applique at hemline. Worn with black and silver sandals.

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Exude elegant confidence: Walter Rodrigues' pink strapless layered-chiffon Grecian gown with empire waist and train. Accessorized with an opulent necklace.

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Silky white cocktail dress has wide band across one shoulder, basket-weave bodice and asymmetrical hemline, By Lie Sang Bong. Accessorized with pink rose on bodice and white sandals.

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Stella Cadente presents a daring ensemble with lilac, long-sleeved knit top worn over sheer print knee-length skirt. …

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