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Window Shopping: Alaïa On Point at Barneys

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You don't need much to show Azzedine Alaïa's pieces—sophisticated, elegant in a modern way, and meticulously constructed—so a streamlined display makes sense. The pointed-necked, -armed and -legged mannequins in the Alaïa windows at Barneys have a no nonsense appeal, but also have an insect-inspired vibe. Like grasshoppers that have found their spot for the night. The disembodied heads are used to prop up shoes and handbags, but do they actually fit on the bodies? Also, are we crazy, or does Alaïa only have a MySpace page? [RackedWire]

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