03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Made For Walking?

STANDING outside an art gallery off the Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau last Tuesday, the director Sofia Coppola was overheard whispering with friends about an exhibition of David Lynch photographs that showed women on their knees, or reclining, or revealing themselves to the camera, wearing nothing but Christian Louboutin shoes. She uttered the word "bondage" with such potency that it hung in the night's humid air, as if she had uttered something illicit.

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