March 18, 2009

Fall 2009 Paris Fashion Week Trends: Hesitant About… Hoods


Hoods are functional. My oversized hoodie keeps me comfortable while I’m blogging and my hooded raincoat shields my hair during rare L.A. showers. But hoods as a fashion statement? I’m sorry but I just don’t get it. Why would anyone want to look like a boxer or the Grim Reaper?

(clockwise from top left) Maison Martin Margiela, Martin Grant, Alexander McQueen, Bruno Pieters, Rue du Mail, Jean Paul Gautier

And what was with the hooded velvet Marc Jacobs Agyness Deyn wore to last night’s screening of Valentino: The Last Emperor?! Very strange.

Photo credit:, Jim Spellman/Getty Images


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