PARIS — Christian Lacroix is justly celebrated for his ethereal romanticism, but the fall couture lineup he showed on Wednesday also had an added ingredient: a dose of reality. And it helped create a splendid collection. There were great day looks with whimsical touches, such as a green wool coat that closes with a butterfly, while the evening styles — like the shocking pink bustier gown — would make quite an impression in Hollywood. Here, Lacroix’s golden girl in a dazzling fur-trimmed coat and dress. For more on the couture, see the other articles under the "Fashion" section.

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