Quote Of The Day: Suzy Menkes On Chanel And The Couture Shows

Now that the bubble of extravagance has burst, it was up to the handful of couturiers still showing in Paris to make the summer collections relevant to a changed world. But the masters of the fashion universe did not opt for low-budget luxury - rather for couture-light - using creativity to capture the hopeful post-Obama spirit.

"Couture Turns The Page" Suzy Menkes for the International Herald Tribune.