Jean Paul Gaultier Menswear S/S11

An ethnic inspired collection takes us to a land far, far away…

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Text by Paul Barlow

Set in the steamy surroundings of a traditional Turkish bath, the Jean Paul Gaultier collection presented ethnic inspired garments all with the traditional Gaultier twist. Intrepid explorers took us to Morocco in a variety of tunics, kaftans, safari jackets and harem pants. Familiar colours such as beige, purple and black were broken up by paint-splattered patterns on jackets and trousers and a space age pattern on robes and tunics.

An assortment of fabrics including leather, suede and denim added to the richness of the well-travelled collection and impeccable tailoring complimented the collection impressively, with blazers and waistcoats contrasting the draped trousers. This is certainly a collection worth traveling for…

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