×
2 714
Fashion Jobs
VF INTERNATIONAL
Lead Warehouse Project Manager
Permanent · COALVILLE
JOHN LEWIS
Team Manager – Operations
Permanent · LEEDS
BEGG X CO
Sales Supervisor And Associate
Permanent · LONDON
BOOHOO GROUP
Warehouse Team Manager - pm Shift
Permanent · WELLINGBOROUGH
JOHN LEWIS
Section Manager Warehouse
Permanent · WEYBRIDGE
HARRODS
Supply Planning Assistant Manager
Permanent · THATCHAM
BOOHOO GROUP
Senior Operations Manager
Permanent · BURNLEY
MULBERRY
Commercial Finance Analyst
Permanent · LONDON
SELFRIDGES
Assistant Events Manager (Exchange Square)
Permanent · MANCHESTER
VF INTERNATIONAL
Lead Warehouse Project Manager
Permanent · COALVILLE
VF INTERNATIONAL
Warehouse Operations Manager
Permanent · COALVILLE
ESTEE LAUDER
le Labo - Fragrance Specialist - le Labo, Edinburgh - 40 Hrs/Week - Full Time, Permanent
Permanent · Édimbourg
HEAD OFFICE
Buyer, Apple
Permanent · LONDON
HEAD OFFICE
Buyer – Nursery & Baby
Permanent · LONDON
HARRODS
Buyers Clerk - Furniture And Bed & Bath
Permanent · LONDON
HARRODS
Senior Buyers Clerk - Fine Watches & Jewellery, Homeware & Furniture
Permanent · LONDON
VF INTERNATIONAL
Credit Controller - Italian Speaking
Permanent · CALVERTON
VF INTERNATIONAL
Credit Controller
Permanent · CALVERTON
BOOHOO GROUP
Site Operations Manager
Permanent · BURNLEY
SHISEIDO
Shiseido Assistant Business Manager - Harrods (37.5 Hours)
Permanent · London
BOOHOO GROUP
Senior Site Operations Manager
Permanent · BURNLEY
HARRODS
Food Supply Coordinator
Permanent · LONDON
Published
Sep 27, 2017
Reading time
2 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Guy Laroche’s homage to Mireille Darc

Published
Sep 27, 2017

Mireille Darc only died last month, but her memory wafted through the debut collection of a new talent at Guy Laroche.
 

Guy Laroche - Spring-Summer2018 - Womenswear - Paris - © PixelFormula


Darc was the muse of the original Guy Laroche, who developed a famed fashion look – the drop-dead naughty dress with the revealing bottom. Famed for finishing half way down her bum, Darc wore the long black dress in The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe.
 
An idea that rippled through the debut show by Richard René, who made a concise, albeit too literal, collection for the house. He cut jumpsuits and saucy columns with backs so open that one saw plenty of buttock on this show on rue Francois 1er.

“The inspiration for the collection is the most faithful client and friend of Guy Laroche,” said René. His entire cast wore straight blond wigs, and huge black shades, just like Mireille at the height of her fame.
 
René is a perfectly competent cutter, his snazzy body-hugging cocktails looked sharp – perhaps too much so – as did his sleek leather pant suits, which looked designed to be worn after midnight. Since he mimicked the one-legged dress for which the founder was famous. And made Glamorama white fox fur coats suitable for a movie opening.
Made in entirely in black and white, with one white silk singlet that read Dark.
 
All very professional, but too respectful of the house’s past. Designers should respect a house’s DNA, but also rip it up a little if they ever want to make a brand their own.

Copyright © 2022 FashionNetwork.com All rights reserved.