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'3-D accents' on Marchesa's dresses

The lady in red is at the Marchesa

The lady in red is at the Marchesa Fall 2010 show during Fashion Week in New York. (Feb. 17, 2010) Photo Credit: AP

Before James Cameron’s “Avalon” or Tim Burton’s “Alice,” there was Georgina Chapman, sculpting shooting stars and other “3-D accents” out of tulle. She continues on, this time inspired by willful nineteenth century dancer and courtesan Lola Montez. As the saying goes,  
“Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets,” and she’d surely want any number of the beauties in this line.

Models stood like exotic creatures in perilously high (painful) heels, adorned in feathers, organza, chiffon. A red suede strapless recalls folded Valentine’s Day hearts; embroidered paisley on nude netting looks tattooed on; and tulle pinwheels spring out in all directions.

The best thing? No 3-D glasses required.

PHOTOS: Marchesa Fall 2010 runway looks


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