Even if people weren’t sentimental about Tom Ford’s departure from Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, they must have been curious to see what the designer sent down the runway for each house’s final show. The public’s interest in Ford is evidenced by the fact that Gucci received more page views than any other Paris or Milan fall collection posted on Style.com. Chanel, which came in second on this list, captured the top spot last year. Prada and Dolce & Gabbana made strong showings, and Web pages of their lesser-priced siblings, Miu Miu and D&G, were also highly viewed.

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    “These were gorgeous clothes. Commercial clothes. Clothes with character, bravado, history,” said WWD. It was the work of a designer “going out in the proverbial blaze of glory.”
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    When Karl Lagerfeld sets a new direction for fashion, he changes course as soon as others join in. With many designers now mining fashion’s softer side — a look he introduced several collections ago — he took a detour into tougher territory.

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