Fall 2008 Couture: C’lebs and fashion elite at Christian Dior

By Andrea Thatcher on July 1st, 2008 0 comments yet. Be the First

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Anna Wintour and Claudia Schiffer were on hand for the Christian Dior fall 2008 couture show at the start of Couture Fashion Week in Paris. Wintour wore a green and white print dress she recently also wore to a few menswear shows in Milan in June. Perhaps this repeat dressing is a reflection of the poor economic climate? Or perhaps it’s just a bad time to be flaunting ridiculous wealth from a PR standpoint. Schiffer wore a simple but elegant gray wrap around dress.

Keep reading for pics of Liv Tyler and Eva Mendes.


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Other famous faces in attendance included Liv Tyler, Janet Jackson, and Eva Mendes. Fresh from promoting her latest films, Tyler brought along her little sister Chelsea Tyler, both choosing to wear black despite the summery hot conditions.

Mendes, on the other hand, opted for a candy-coloured dress with jewel embellishment, and bubble skirt. The actress, revealed to WWD, that she has just wrapped from filming The Women, a modern remake of the 1939 film, directed by George Cukor.

“I play Joan Crawford’s character. It has a lot of fashion in it,” she said.

Stay tuned for more coverage from Paris Couture Week!

[Images: Miquel Benitez/Rex Features]

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