"John Galliano sent out his models in skirts splashed with fake blood and painted skeletons, with crosses round their necks, to the sound of whips and clanking chains in a dramatic opening to Paris fashion week on Monday. 'Red is the new libertine ... Dior is the new erotica,'' read the blood-red information sheet handed out at Christian Dior's spring-summer 2006 haute couture collection."
Link to UK Vogue report, Link to Vogue photo set, link to NYT story.
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