Armani Prive Couture S/S 2009
The show: Armani Privé
The front row: Glenn Close
The inspiration: China
The key trends: Bright, Eastern-inspired colours, including yellow, purple and red; sculptural shapes and rigid angles; glossy silks adorned with tassles, sequins and beads.
They said: 'This was a dream, a real spectacle, a film,' noted Armani.
Giorgio Armani Haute Couture show Spring Summer 2009