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Fashion designers don't have to put together high-concept tickets to their shows, but we love it when they do. Above, Canadian line Ports 1961 welcomes audience members with a strip of parchment-looking paper printed in faux-Hindi script and tied, via gold ribbon, to a silk-screened sheet of crinkly fabric. On the back of the parchment, ancient Egyptian ladies wearing large scarves stand around, perhaps waiting to get into a pharaonic fashion show. It's very cheery and multicultural—we're guessing we'll see more of the same for fall '09.
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