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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 10:36am
UPDATED : Thursday, 04 October, 2012, 3:55pm

Christian Dior: He who dares

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Fashion Editor Jing Zhang gives you the inside scoop on style trends, Fashion Weeks, industry news and events in Hong Kong, Asia and internationally. There will be live updates from biggest fashion shows and often daily uploads of the best collections and collaborations. Read for the latest insights on top designers, eccentric local labels, plus what is trending in global and Greater China fashion. Jing was born in Guizhou, China and grew up in Hong Kong and England. Follow her on Twitter @jingerzhanger
 

Raf Simon's first women's ready-to-wear debut was a minimalist interpretation of the storied French house through the Belgian designer's eyes. Loose boho A-line shapes and flowing styles softened the structure and hemlines lifted up very high.  Then there were little miniskirts and shorts. It was a huge update and transformation for Dior under the guidance of this new designer  - a youthful, fresh approach and definitely a new chapter at Dior.

 

Isabel Marant: Too cool for school

Glowing tanned models wore tropical style prints in white, black and red. The ruffled mini skirts, slim cropped trousers and ruffled boho shirts make for an easy and cognisable point of reference for Marant's masculine-feminine laid back sensibilities.

 

 

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