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Paris fashion gets sheer and luxurious for winter

Published on Feb 27, 2014 6:51 AM

PARIS (AFP) - Hyper-feminine dresses and skirts fluttered and sparkled on the Paris catwalks on Wednesday with transparency, luxurious fabrics and elongated silhouettes standing out in collections by Damir Doma, Guy Laroche and Rochas.

Doma's trademark tapestries were much in evidence on Day Two of the Paris collections for autumn/winter 2014/15 with looks including a long wrap skirt in mottled burgundy and blue and a one-sleeved shawl, pinned, kimono-like, over the bust.

In another stand-out look, a dress combined blurred charcoal check in silk crepe de chine and blanket plaids in deep turquoise wool.

For evening, there were pewter stripes on felt pleats creating a glamorous metallic glow and a black tulle shift dress with transparent panels.

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