Quintessential French Designer, Jean Paul Gaultier unveiled his Spring 2009 couture collection this past week. His influences were drawn from calligraphy and 80’s power suits. High waisted pants ruled the runway in classic black and ivory. Finishing the fantastic show was bride in black sheer and a bride in white sheer, giving a non-traditional choice to posh brides. In this time of economic turmoil, one wonders if it is couture is a sound investment. In this collection, The L’enfant terrible of fashion proved that couture lives and it’s a matter of quality , not quantity in ones wardrobe. Couture is meant to last generations. Gaultier’s collection proved this right. Check out Style for more beautiful photos from the show.