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Monique Lhuillier shows her sea side

For nighttime, as part of her Spring 2013

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If you squinted your eyes and let your imagination run wild, there were times you’d almost have believed that Monique Lhuillier’s models were swimming down the runway, not just merely walking it.  For spring, the French designer was inspired by water and sea life, and her cocktail dresses and gowns are awash in rich, watery prints, some iridescent and sequined so they sparkle like glints of...

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Behind the scenes at Monique Lhuillier: Holiday in the sun

At the Monique Lhuiller Spring 2013 show, MAC

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Rain fell hard outside the tents at Lincoln Center before the Monique Lhuillier show at New York Fashion Week Saturday, but backstage, beauty and wardrobe teams worked even harder to take guests to a warm, sunny place.

“I was in Turkey, looking at the water, and I said, 'This is it,' " Lhuillier said." 'This is the feeling I want for spring.' "

Lhuillier said it took 3...

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