Ahead of the curve: how Roland Mouret is still shapeshifting
He created the Galaxy dress, the cinch-waisted 2000s phenomenon which promised to flatter all shapes, but the French designer has evolved with the times, creating clothes for our current decidedly more comfort-centric era
Low-slung jeans, Juicy Couture tracksuits, gypsy skirts – the 2000s threatened to become the decade that true style forgot, until a certain dress debuted in 2005.
The Galaxy dress doffed its cap to the 1940s wiggle dress, and was built around mesh innards that cinched the waist. Initially seen on the likes of Cameron Diaz, Victoria Beckham and Dita Von Teese, the Galaxy dress was a sexy and powerful palate-cleanser after a lengthy boho/leisurewear reign.
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