Paris is blooming!!! the city has gone mad for botanicals, OTT floral inspirations and is bursting with color on the runways this week. Designer Alexander McQueen and the milliner Philip Treacy poured their hearts and souls into a gorgeous, sophisticated, eccentric and extravagant collection (pictured left) that was a tribute to the late Isabella Blow. Hilary Alexander does a great job reporting from the Paris runways for the British Telegraph. Read her reports here.