Gaultier offers "couture Gypsies" for Paris fashion week

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A model presents a creation by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier as part of his Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 fashion show in ParisPARIS (Reuters) – Swirling translucent veils, the sound of sitars, and the care-free insouciance of Gypsy culture enveloped the Jean Paul Gaultier runway on Wednesday, as the French fashion designer turned eastward to India for inspiration. The Gaultier label, which is majority owned by Spanish family luxury group Puig, is one of the fashion world's top brands and the designer's shows for the exclusive haute couture week provide key creative inspiration for a wider women's luxury apparel market estimated to be worth $35 billion. …