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Excellent Selections (Paris Report): Choosing the Models @ Petar Petrov

Photographer Christoph Pirnbacher and designer Petar Petrov choose models for the A/W 2011 Petrov show.

Photographer/collaborator Christoph Pirnbacher and designer Petar Petrov having the usual model headache before the A/W 2011 show. Image via WordwideWade via Twitpic.

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Paris Report: Fittings @ Petar Petrov

Designer Petar Petrov reviews fittings for his A/W 2011 show.

Petar Petrov "reviewing 2day's fittings 4 his aw1112 show." Image via Jean-Luc Dupont via Twitpic.

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Paris Report: Slightly Stressful Final Last Minute Show Seating Preparations

From Jean-Luc Dupont of Systeme D, via Twitter: “computer, names, addresses, neon pink highlighting, music : working on the final @PETAR_PETROV listing …”  #pfw http://yfrog.com/h5uhtij

TwitPic via Jean-Luc Dupont of Systeme D, Paris.

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Backstage at Dries van Noten:

Image via PR Consulting via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

Dries van Noten from above:

Image via PR Consulting via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

A sneak peek at Bruce Weber film for Yves Saint Laurent:

Image courstey Yves Saint Laurent via Twitter.

Attending Petar Petrov‘s Fall/Winter 2010 presentation:

Image courtesy Systeme D via Twitter via Yfrog.com.

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Awaiting the presentation of Petar Petrov‘s sure-to-be-Excellent new Fall/Winter 2010 collection to be informally shown, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at Showroom Romeo, 18 rue Ferdiand Duval, 75004 Paris. Drinks and nibbles will be served. The collection will also be shown by appointment only from january 21 to 24.

The invitation to Petar Petrov's Fall/Winter 2010 menswear presentation.

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Presenting, by category, the 2009 Excellent People Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Excellency.

Image courtesy the Excellent Thomas Ludacer.

1. Architecture: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron for their Excellent sets for the Metropolitan Opera‘s upcoming production of Verdi‘s rarely heard Attila.

2. Art: Former dealer Jeffrey Deitch for his Excellently controversial, and much deserved,  recent appointment as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

3. Beauty: Her Excellency Pat McGrath, Outstanding makeup artist, for CoverGirl Cosmetics.

4. Cinema: Tie: His Excellency Colin Firth for his Outstandingly Excellent performance in A Single Man; Mo’ Nique for her heartbreakingly Excellent performance in Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.

5. Communications: Messieurs Jean-Luc Dupont and Wade H. Grimbly of Système D press office in Paris. Global fashion PR at its most Excellent. Excellent need-to-know clients: Petar Petrov, Odyn Vovk, and Georgy Baratashvili, among many Excellent others.

6. NOT APPLICABLE. Winner removed. Please see number 7. Hey, that life in all it’s Excellency.

7. Disillusionment: The old friends lost vs. the new acquaintances gained during 2009. Goodbye. Hello. And best wishes for an Excellent 2010 to all.

8. Excellency:  The Excellent People.

9. Expectation: The extreme Excellency of The Excellent People: A Memoir, begun in Fall 2009, to be published in Fall 2011.

10. Fashion: Her Excellency Robin Givhan, of The Washington Post, also winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize,  for her continued Excellent reporting and writing about the wildly wonderful world of style.

11. Hope: His Excellency Barack Hussein Obama, the first light-skinned Black African American President of the United States sans Negro dialect, yo.

12. Icon: Her Excellency Sandra Bernhard. Enduringly Excellent. Perennially Outstanding.

13. Literature: Alice Munro for Too Much Happiness: Stories, also winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize.

14. Loyalty: Please see number #7.

15. Lust: South African actor Sharlto Copley. Outstandingly Excellent.

16. Luxury: The 2009 International Herald Tribune Sustainable Luxury conference held in New Delhi, India.

17. Media: Harvey Levin, the Excellent founder of TMZ.com, Excellent internet chronicle of Hollywood life.

18. Music: His Excellency Jason Bentley, program director and host of Morning Becomes Eclectic, at KCRW Radio in Los Angeles, for his Exquisitely Excellent musical tastes.

19. Nostalgia: His Excellency Edmund White for his memoir City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and 1970s.

20. Photography: Dean Sameshima for his Excellent work on view here.

21. Society: Derek Blasberg for his consistently Excellent, glittering café society reports for Style.com and other fashionable publications.

22. Style: Lady Gaga for her dubious and gaggingly overrated and hysterical influence on fashion and music.

23. Technology: The Excellent Nick Knight for his ShowStudio.com, Excellently forcing the fashion world to acknowledge the 21st Century.

24. The Look: Tights under shorts for men. Excellency for your consideration.

25. Theater: Cate Blanchett for her Outstandingly Excellent performance as Blanche DuBois in The Sydney Theater Company’s production of Tennessee Williams‘s A Streetcar Named Desire, presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

26. Thought: What is Excellence?

27. Travel: The City of Angles for its upcoming status as the capital of the art world.

28. Visuals: The Excellent staffs and artists of Peres Projects, Los Angeles and Berlin, for their Outstandingly Excellent program and exhibitions.

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Presenting Georgy Baratashvili, Russian-born, London-based menswear designer. Introduction via Tweet from The Excellent Jean-Luc Dupont at Systeme D. Rehearsal for Spring/Summer 2010 film, choreographed by Darja Reznikova, here.

The Excellent Georgy Baratashvili glimmering at a costume ball at Pushca. Image via Theglamattitude.

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