LET’ ER RIP
PARIS — Elegance and edge don’t always go together, but they often make a good match in the hands of Jean Paul Gaultier, and his spring couture collection was a perfect example. He has his own vision of the sportif, and for evening, he’s not afraid to mix the most elaborate luxuriousness with street-smart details. Here, one illustration: Gaultier’s striking, bejeweled, ripped-and-torn minidress. For more on Paris, see pages 4 to 6.