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March 18, 2009

Fall 2009 Paris Fashion Week Trends: Hesitant About… Hoods

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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

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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: Style.com, Jim Spellman/Getty Images

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