50 years of impeccable fashion! Jean-Paul Gaultier bids adieu to the industry with a final bow at the Paris Fashion Week

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This one is for the splendid 50 years of bold and beautiful fashion! The man that designed Madonna's iconic conical bra, Jean-Paul Gaultier took a final bow at the Paris Fashion Week Finale, biding the runway goodbye! 

Celebrating the label's 50th Anniversary, the fashion maven said, "Let’s have a big party and enjoy it" at his swansong showcase at the shiny aisle.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Gaultier’s SS20 Couture lineup featured the whos-who of the supermodel clan, including Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid, Coco Rocha, Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, Yasmin Le Bon, Erin O’Connor and Karen Elson doing the strut wearing his boldly opulent and edgy yet chic ensembles. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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With pop performances giving us the theatre ambiance, the models paraded down the glossy runway in their corseted dresses, sailor suits and denim jackets. Take a look:

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“We have a lot of models that I love who came especially to make my show, so I am very happy,” Gaultier revealed amidst the chaos and celebrations. "but I assure you: Gaultier Paris will continue, haute couture will continue. I have a new concept; I’ll tell you about it later, I’ll tell you all the little secrets. But it is going to continue!"

Another iconic label quits the runway. But the hope that the brand will be alive is our silver lining. Let's hope the future does just to his artistry! 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Here's a toast to Jean-Paul Gaultier and all that he has done to carve this industry; we are forever grateful to have witnessed his art and artistry. What your thoughts? 

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(SOURCE: Vogue, Instagram) 

 

 

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