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Spice Odyssey

<STRONG>PARIS —</STRONG>Expedition chic — that's the mission designers are going on for spring, as they explore safari and tribal territory.<BR><BR> Here, Steve Madden's cotton, nylon and spandex jacket and Anauve's cotton sweater worn...

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PARIS —Expedition chic — that’s the mission designers are going on for spring, as they explore safari and tribal territory.

Here, Steve Madden’s cotton, nylon and spandex jacket and Anauve’s cotton sweater worn over a cotton and silk shirtdress from Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent. McGinn bib necklace.

Jean Paul Gaultier took Hermès on a jaunt to the far reaches of India for spring, complete with colorful turbans, sari-like getups and a backdrop dusted with spices. But with a major ready-to-wear push under way at the company, Gaultier reined in his references just right, delivering a collection that veered more toward commercial than camp.

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