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Without the man himself present to showcase his A/W 2011-12 collection to the world, John Galliano's latest work was unveiled in a scaled-down setting last night. The intimate presentation, held in a Paris salon, did nothing to downplay the creative genius that is Galliano. Although he may have been absent (reportedly in a rehab centre following the anti-Semitic scandal), president of Dior and Galliano, Sidney Toledano was in attendance to "support the teams" who put the collection together.

Galliano's striking collection harked back to the Twenties/Thirties as models traipsed around Baroque, floral centerpieces. There were elements of the designer's previous collections including a kimono coat, dramatic tailoring, and sheer chiffon dresses. These melted into feathered headpieces, toga dresses, fringed pencil skirts, voluminous coats, tweed jackets, and fur trimmed capes.

More from the show, including a finale video, after the jump...

[Video via Telegraph]