PARIS (AP) - Chloe makes ready-to-wear and doesn't pretend otherwise.

PARIS (AP) Chloe makes ready-to-wear and doesn't pretend otherwise.

This honest attitude was on full display in Clare Waight Keller's fall-winter 2013-14 collection in Paris of 41 highly wearable looks.

Who needs a cohesive concept, when much is said in the quality of each individual garment?

There were some neat ideas in blue and neutral black, white and gray. A multicolored thick-striped silk dress had a geeky, graphic look with an angular top and patent leather school shoes.

Elsewhere, a gray jumpsuit, played on the shape of overalls, with long straps and deep scooped collars. Buttoned-up white shirts, followed tulle transparencies with polka dots, and coats sported large pockets.

"It's about bringing in a toughness, with more attitude," said Waight Keller, backstage.

There were rings in the model's ears, shiny zippers and buttons what the designer called "hardware elements." But then to end the show two diaphanous skirts, in billowing black and white tulle, looked anything but hard.

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