by Ben Knight Evans .

Nicola Formichetti and Sébastien Peigné's Mugler tribe emerge at the S/S 2012 finale

Opened by a video of Lady Gaga (complete with golden Swarovski-encrusted grills) as Mugler Woman warning the audience not to "fuck with Mugler", the empowered, pseudo-aggressive sentiment evolved into a procession of organically-armoured alpha women. Strong shoulders (sometimes just the one), contorted and entwining layers and shoes with a mechanical feel appeared in a defined palette of beige, white and black and closed day two of Paris Fashion Week with a definitive 'don't mess' message.