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Jean Paul Gaultier Loved ‘Natural’ Amy Winehouse

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Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2012Jean Paul Gaultier loves Amy Winehouse's "natural" sense of style.

The fashion designer's Spring/Summer 2012 couture collection is based on the distinctive look of the late singer - who was found dead at her London home last July - and is surprised few others have drawn on the Back to Black star for fashion inspiration since her death.

"I was surprised when she died that no one in fashion made an homage to her. Her look was fabulous, fantastic - it was unique. Usually, actresses and singers need fashion advice. She naturally had the right make-up, the right earrings - it was a truly a style. She didn't just pick up one part of that look. And I love her voice, I love everything about her."

After the Amy-inspired collection was unveiled in January, the singer's father Mitch spoke out against it, branding it an "insult."

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