Two looks from the new Gaultier show.(NYT)

Alert Tablet Magazine intern Dina Mann notes that new, heralded runway shows from designers Jean Paul Gaultier and Yohji Yamamoto are big on the facial hair: So big, in fact, that there’s an argument that they are indulging in Hasidic chic.

But can it compete with shtetl chic?

Whiskers, Kittens [On the Runway]
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