Francine Ballard's Rantings of the Accessory-Obsessed.
Need a lavender lame` gown, or perhaps a silver lace single-sleeved caftan, an evening look in red and black with coordinating cape, or a head-to-toe look in sparkly black sequins?
Look no further than Alexis Mabille Fall 2012 Couture collection. While the color palette was less than inspired, and the silhouettes were not exactly groundbreaking, you can see that this is a brand much in the French couture tradition that probably has an extraordinary clientele. -RS (Images via WWD)