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Party time at 1960s senior high with DSquared2

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AFP
Published
Feb 27, 2012

MILAN - Young-spirited Canadian designers Dean and Dan Caten threw a 1960s senior high party for the DSquared2 catwalk show at Milan Fashion Week on Monday, with girls stepping out to the song "Madison Time".


DSquared2 - AW 2012/13 - Photo: Pixel Formula

Below the disco balls and balloons decorating the Catens' high-school gymnasium, models puffed on cigarettes and threw seductive looks at their male classmates from under their teased 60s up-dos.

They wore green crocodile-skin jackets with baby pink jeans, a leopard-print hat perched high on hairdos and gold sparkling high heels. Fitted yellow or stripped mohair jumpers were matched with purple crocodile-skin pencil skirts.


DSquared2- AW 2012/13 - Photo: Pixel Formula

There was a lot of DSquared2's trademark denim, in jeans worn with a white shirt, jazzed up with a touch of fur at the collar, or long burgundy gloves.

The colours were mainly mustard yellows, baby blues, greens and pinks in a collection which tended towards the casual, with soft jumpers worn with playful gold trousers cut off above the ankle or blue dresses with sparkling buttons.

The Toronto-born twins, who were born in 1964, managed once again to distinguish themselves with an ironic and light-hearted show.

The pair had thrown a magic tricks party earlier in the week to unveil their new collection of women's bags, during which Dan managed to free himself from handcuffs and escape being skewered on a bed of nails.

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