You could say that it all began with Karl Lagerfeld at his Paris-Londres Chanel pre-fall show last December, when he cited Amy Winehouse as his main inspiration. Then at the recent Paris Fashion Week, Winehouse opened the Fendi store in Paris with a special performance, cementing her as this season's new fashion inspiration. Here, Suzy Menkes discusses the impact the star soul singer has had on the fashion industry of late... Click play to begin video.

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