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Milking It: Gwen Stefani Encourages Pantslessness

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Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. presentation at Milk Studios in the Meatpacking District definitely wins the prize for Most Children So Far at a Fashion Show. Which makes sense: The L.A.M.B. aesthetic is sweet, brash, and unquestionably girly. It's just hard to elbow your way to the front of a crowd in order to better examine the clothes when you're elbowing a bunch of fourth-graders.

We missed the beginning of the show, sadly—Stefani's models stood still, but they rotated looks every five minutes or so—but from what we saw, the spring 2010 collection isn't going to be a big departure for the label. Trendy shapes like harem pants and oversized blazers abounded, and more than one model was wearing a big top and no bottoms at all. These were all obviously clothes that Ms. Stefani herself would wear, and in fact our favorite model, who smirked throughout the presentation, looked a lot like the designer.
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