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The Top Ten Collections:Fall 2009

Despite recession rumbles, designers of the best collections served up fashion inspired by country gals, power babes and les Parisiennes.

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WWD Collections issue 04/13/2009

Go basic? Not a chance. Despite recession rumbles, designers of the best collections served up fabulous fashion inspired by country gals, power babes and les Parisiennes. Here WWD‘s Top 10 collections.

Burberry Prorsum >>

Chanel >>

Christian Dior >>

Comme des Garçons >>

Lanvin >>

Louis Vuitton >>

Marc Jacobs >>

Marni >>

Prada >>

Ralph Lauren >>

Burberry Prorsum

Christopher Bailey celebrated British icons Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf with a lineup that was wistful, wearable and packed with charm.

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Next: Chanel >>


Chanel

Karl Lagerfeld delivered dandified house classics worked to the hilt with frills, ruffles and pleats.

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Next: Christian Dior >>

Christian Dior

John Galliano infused Dior’s oh-so-Parisian chic with an air of oriental exotica and a touch of the flapper.

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Comme des Garçons

Nobody intrigues quite like Rei Kawakubo, who charmed and provoked with a balance of military muscle and dreamy tulle.

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Next: Lanvin >>

Lanvin

Alber Elbaz worked his remarkable construction with a forties bent.

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Next: Louis Vuitton >>

Louis Vuitton

Marc Jacobs celebrated the French coquette, all sexy, sassy, frilled and flirtatious.

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Next: Marc Jacobs >>

Marc Jacobs

The designer delivered an over-the-top ode to New York eighties.

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Next: Marni >>

Marni

Consuelo Castiglioni played feisty mix master with artful control and some fabulous jewelry.

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Next: Prada >>

Prada

Miuccia Prada’s daring blend of rough and refined featured thigh-high waders and a lot of attitude.

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Next: Ralph Lauren >>

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren’s mesmerizing blend of tony tweeds and lush embroideries looked worthy of a Degas painting.

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