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Givenchy Spring 2011 Couture Collection

January 26, 2011

Riccardo Tisci used all Asian models in the Spring 2011 Couture collection, all but four of whom were Chinese:

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Not quite sure what statement Tisci is making, if any, but Vogue (US) did say that Asian models were “challenging” our ideas about beauty (although there is clearly a lot of problems with such a broad statement!) Either way, a totally beautiful collection and I dug the space age Viking hats.

My favorite looks were this one, modeled by Ai Tominaga:

And this one, modeled by Shu Pei Qin:

You can view the full collection at

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