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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fall 2012 Haute Couture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2012 Haute Couture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WORDS - BOBBY MOZUMDER, PHOTOS COURTESY OF JEAN PAUL GAULTIER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jean Paul Gaultier's Fall 2012 Haute Couture collection is the ultimate tribute to Paris.  Referencing "Confession of a Child of the Century", a film set in the 1830s, Gaultier fills the collection with period elements including top hats, tailcoats, and hoop skirts.  Masculine black coats and jumpsuits are offset by opulent eveningwear and highlight colors, with decadent sheer and trim accenting the shimmering items ready for any pop-star's upcoming tour.  Gaultier is cleary a master at ease in this classical frame-of-reference, bringing a harder, futuristic edge to an era more often overly romanticised.