Gaultier Channels Amy Winehouse at Paris Fashion Week

The designer sent models inspired by the late singer down his runway this week.

by Lesley Kennedy • Reporter

Amy Winehouse may have died too young, but she is certainly not forgotten.

Today reports Jean Paul Gaultier paid homage to the late singer’s signature style at Paris Fashion Week with a spring-summer 2012 couture collection complete with beehive hair, ’50s-inspired dresses, winged eyeliner and cigarettes. 

“I think Amy Winehouse was truly a fashion icon,” Gaultier tells Women’s Wear Daily. “[I] felt compelled to celebrate her style because magazines have failed to do so.”

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First Published January 27, 2012

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