The end of Fall/Winter 2011.
Overall I was, dare I say it, disappointed.
They say that the best is saved for last, but fashion week proved that the saying is frequently false.
Exhibit A: Chanel.
Exhibit B: Louis Vuitton.
I'm so confused because Marc Jacobs created a relatively good collection for his own line. But this genuinely scares me. It isn't fashion, but scary costumes. I think the whole military-doorman inspired collection was a good idea, the execution was off. Way off. I would love this if it was couture; but this Louis Vuitton collection is ready-to-wear. It's definitely a creative collection, but a little too creative for ready-to-wear. And the proportions were definitely out of whack and not flattering in the slightest. And also, Mr. Jacobs, you should not try to suffocate your models: that's not nice at all.
Exhibit C: Valentino.
THE END OF FASHION WEEK DID HAVE A REDEMPTION: