The best pieces of Paris Fashion Week plucked at my heart strings like a life-long friend. With collections inspired by chain-mail under-armour, futuristic bandaging and re-thought old Hollywood silhouettes, I was day-dreaming catwalk-meets-closet heaven. My favorites; A.F. Vandevorst, Akris, Ann Demeulemeester, Balmain, Carven, Comme Des Garcons, Gareth Pugh, Issey Miyake, Nicolas Andreas Taralis, Pedro Lourenco, Rick Owens, Sharon Wauchob, Veronique Leroy and Vivienne Westwood.
A.F. Vandevorst Spring 2011 RTW, Akris Spring 2011 RTW
Old becomes new — key looks inspired by armor and glam.

Ann Demeulemeester Spring 2011 RTW, Balmain Spring 2011 RTW
Jacket trends two ways — buckled up or boyfriend.

Carven Spring 2011 RTW, Comme Des Garcons Spring 2011 RTW
Need it be mentioned how hot these busts are?! — in embellishments and leather cups.

Gareth Pugh Spring 2011 RTW, Issey Miyake Spring 2011 RTW
Architectural elements provide interesting perspectives.

Nicolas Andreas Taralis Spring 2011 RTW, Pedro Lourenco Spring 2011 RTW
Good form — cozy and coy sheers illustrate a futuristic fix.

Rick Owens Spring 2011 RTW, Sharon Wauchob Spring 2011 RTW
Luxe-feeling draping and fabrics are a prime example of dressing up for the evening.

Veronique Leroy Spring 2011 RTW, Vivienne Westwood Spring 2011 RTW
Glamazon and fabulous.

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