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Paris Fashion Week: Humble v-neck is surreal inspiration

Published on Mar 2, 2014 6:17 AM

PARIS (AFP) - Designers Viktor&Rolf took inspiration from the humble v-neck at Paris fashion on Saturday as Vivienne Westwood mixed Peruvian tribespeople with a homage to the father of haute couture.

Resuming their love affair with grey, Dutch designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren - whose couture shows are often described as more performance art than fashion - conjured up a string of characteristically surreal looks.

The pair once began a show with a three minute meditation in the lotus position and their first flagship store in Paris opened in December 2013 with an interior decorated entirely in grey felt.

Continuing their theme for autumn/winter 2014/15, they transformed the catwalk into a grey tarmac road complete with white traffic markings and street lights.

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