It’s been approximately 20 years since Jean Paul Gaultier “launched” his rocket cone bra for Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour, so perhaps it was time for a rehash. For whatever reason, the cone bra featured prominently in Jean-Paul Gaultier’s Spring 2010 ready to wear collection in Paris last week. He did it up in style, too, with wasp-waisted silhouettes complete with girdles and garters.
The pointy bras were a central feature in overalls that were made like a bustier on top. It also appeared in a white tux, and a stretchy peach corset-suspenders combination. All 40 of Gaultier’s models marched out in a lingerie collection that included yet more cone-bras, stockings, corsets, and French knickers. Of course, being Jean-Paul Gaultier we would only have been shocked at prim, buttoned up “career separates” that annihilated rather than celebrated the female form.
Janet Jackson wears beige silk taffeta trench coat
Rihanna wears charcoal wool gabardine bondage jacket
Katy Perry wears black silk taffeta cross straps halter dress with sheer paneled hemline
Dita Von Teese wears crepe/ velvet/ leather black dress
The looks are from Mr. Gaultier ready-to-wear collection.
Image credit: wwd.com and G. Vejvoda p/o JPGaultier