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The casual attire and teenage scowl of yore seem are becoming a thing of the past as far as Kristen Stewart is concerned.
Not only was the 21-year-old actress smiling as she enjoyed Paris Fashion Week today but she donned TWO sexy outfits.
This morning she stepped out to the Balenciaga show in skintight leather trousers then this afternoon, she was wearing it in jacket form – with a sexy sheer blouse underneath.
Kristen worked this look for a visit to seafood restaurant La Duc, in the French capital.
And taken with all the other evidence, it suggests that the brunette is developing a highly assured sense of fashion continuity.
Her new look is rock chick, and more than anything it’s sexy.
Kristen was seen leaving her hotel in a printed silk top and high-waisted leather trousers which she teemed with open-toe sandals.
The Twilight actress also had a structured jacket to finish off the look.

Paris Fashion Week fall 2012
Kristen Stewart.

Paris fashion week, bastion of the art of cerebral dressing, is the last place you would expect a designer to cite anything so pedestrian as business dressing as a catwalk inspiration. But as the Paris leg of the autumn 2012 shows began in earnest, designer Nicolas Ghesquiere of the influential label Balenciaga did just that.
Backstage, he explained that the show was inspired by an imaginary company, “Balenciaga Inc”, with “different women dressing for different business areas. So we have technicians and a legal department.” It was an unexpected explanation and not one the casual observer would have drawn from the parade of spongy, boxy jumpers, leopard-print metallic reliefs and intergalactic, retro arcade graphics on the catwalk. But the label isn’t known for its literal interpretation of ideas into clothes. It trades on a look that combines fifties couture sensibilities with sci-fi overtones – an improbable mix but one that defines the brand.
The clue to the corporate dressing themes was in the setting. In recent seasons, Balenciaga has chosen to show in the rarified environs of the Crillon hotel or in its own minimally-styled showroom. But guests were instead summoned to an office block in a residential arrondissement and led up to the 27th floor to views of Paris cloaked in mist. At London fashion week, office blocks are the number one venue choice of the hottest designers but Parisian shows usually favour prettier surroundings – all the more powerful for showing off their fashion heritage. . Naturally it fell short of being too obvious – Parisian fashion does not favour looking cheesy.
On the catwalk the look was rigid and exquisitely tailored. Ghesquiere’s so-called legal department was not easy to spot – but it was more likely the portfolio-carrying woman in the spongy tailoring than the worker clad in a metallic, zebra-striped biker jacket. Elsewhere strict, white A-line skirts had something of the clerical about them, while shiny elasticated trousers recalled the unflattering uniforms of cleaning staff. That is, until the sight of Balenciaga-faithful actor Charlotte Gainsbourg wearing them backstage raised them into impossibly cool territory. In recent seasons the brand hasn’t had quite the same sway over trends it once had and so it is unlikely that space station worker chic will take hold of the rails in Zara in the coming months. This show emphasised the fact that the Balenciaga brand now stands alone – intentionally so — and it plays to a home crowd who will doubtless lap up the sweatshirts and the multi-laced ankle boots. The unspoken rule is that you already know whether you are the right applicant to work at Balenciaga Incorporated, or not.



One Response to “Paris Fashion Week fall 2012”

  1. Stacy Says:

    She’s cool!!!

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