Hedi Slimane Makes Girls Riot at Saint Laurent

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Tonight's show at Le Grand Palais was not short on attitude. Right off the bat came Hanne Gaby Odiele, glaring in combat boots and a short gold-and-black dress. A plaid cardigan seemed literally tossed over her shoulders as she stormed the catwalk to the twangy garage rock of "Tidal Wave 13" by Thee Oh Sees. From there it was a constant stream of riot grrrrrls in oversize plaid button-downs (likely made of something as soft as a flannel you would otherwise have to wash a thousand times), leather skirts, fishnets, and embellished black baby-doll dresses with puffy cap sleeves — all things that Courtney Love might have worn if she were rich in her teenage years. It was a great show for anyone who likes to remember where they were when they heard the news that Kurt Cobain died. Or anybody who wishes they could remember.

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