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A few weeks ago I went to my first exhibit in Paris at Les Arts Decoratifs. The exhibit titled, "Les Années 1990-2000," was a retrospective of one of the best decades of fashion. 150 awe worthy creations from designers such as Lanvin, Martin Margiela, Balenciaga, John Galliano, Chanel, Prada, and Vivienne Westwood were on display. TV screens played nostalgic runway shows featuring supermodel legends Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangalista walking in the prime of their careers. It was a beautiful exhibit and it really reminded me why I find fashion so artful and captivating.  Here are some of my favorite pieces from the exhibit.

Hair Coat by Maison Martin Margiela.  Margiela makes a unique statement with his play on the classic fur coat. 

Dress by Maison Martin Margiela 
Dress by Tom Ford for Gucci during Gucci's best years.  Please come back Tom Ford, you are sorely missed!

Dress by Adeline André. I love the simplicity of this dress and the cinched waist that shows a tasteful flash of skin. It's an immaculate combination of sexy and elegant. 

Suit by John Galliano.  The use of leopard print in this piece really brings life to an otherwise conservative grey suit. This suit evokes a powerful woman without sacrificing her feminine side.  

Gown by Vivienne Westwood. Westwood pushes the boundaries of femininity by including bedazzled nipples in this piece. 

Dress by John Galliano for Christian Dior.  The proportions of this dress are so intriguing; the shape reminds me of a human flower. I wish I could see the back because I still am puzzled by what is connected the top portion to the bottom. 

Dress by Jean Paul Gaultier. I love the unconventional choice of denim and ombré coloring used to create this flowy gown. Denim has never looked this luxurious.  

Dress by Balenciaga. This is definitely one of my favorite Balenciaga silhouettes.  The bodice and skirt 
of this dress are very contrasting but together they create a harmonious and beautiful piece.  

I bought these at the museum's gift shop. I am keeping the postcard as a memento because it is too nice to send! The magnet is a perfect expression of my undying love for Naomi Campbell.