A-listers flock to Stella's Paris show
With one glance at the invitation to Stella McCartney's summer fashion show, it was obvious it would be quirky, decorated as it was with clear plastic tubing shaped into the form of spectacles.
But even the near-sighted couldn't miss the eye-popping shades of orange sherbet, canary yellow and Kermit-the-Frog green that made their way down the Paris runway yesterday.
McCartney's spring/summer 2013 collection was an airy nod to geometry, with sometimes severe cuts softened by see-through fabrics and peek-a-boo reveals.
"I really champion women, I admire women," said McCartney after the show.
"I want my collections to empower them."
The A-list seating included Kate Moss and a spot for the designer's ex-Beatle father, Paul, who just three weeks earlier received the Legion of Honour, France's highest award.
"It was very beautiful the way that material moved," he told reporters.