Channeling traditional Japanese costumes, Stéphane Rolland’s frocks were impressive for all their sculptural folds and ornamentation, tricked out with lacquered tubes and obi-style bows. However, much like the bride’s cumbersome knitted satin dress that literally had to be dragged down the runway, a lot of the bigger gowns looked a little too stiff and heavy. The simpler pieces worked best — the slinky cape dresses and, notably, a striking long crystal gown dipped in black rubber at the bottom to resemble dripping paint.

Channeling traditional Japanese costumes, Stéphane Rolland’s frocks were impressive for all their sculptural folds and ornamentation, tricked out with lacquered tubes and obi-style bows. However, much like the bride’s cumbersome knitted satin dress that literally had to be dragged down the runway, a lot of the bigger gowns looked a little too stiff and heavy. The simpler pieces worked best — the slinky cape dresses and, notably, a striking long crystal gown dipped in black rubber at the bottom to resemble dripping paint.

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