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The designer was untinged by a dark eroticism that made his work so striking in early days, but the pure emotional economy of the collection served him well.
Almost every look had a defined core, a body-conscious column. Emphasising the body in this manner was a smart means to convey a woman’s strength and control.
The irresistible buzz, the tension between purity, eroticism and rigour — what other designer can satisfy the same craving?
Narciso Rodriguez's collection was a highly charged confrontation between rough and smooth, casual and polished.