As always, Alexandre Vauthier collections are all about French savoir-faire paired with a certain edginess and a touch of glamour. This time around, his women's Couture offering came with a particularly sensual flair, as outfits evolved from street-wear inspired looks to more romantic ones. On the runway, his fierce and ultra-feminine Haute Couture pieces were quite appealing – think ultra-short and floor-skimming cocktail numbers in shiny dévoré optic or leggy and silk gowns with crystal... Read More
Lilah Wingfield, English explorer of the last century, and her travel diaries inspired this Couture collection of Elie Saab. Indian inspirations dissolve the Victorian heritage of the clothes and make the entire collection fresh and light. On the catwalk, mini lace dresses, long tunics covered in crystals and wide pants to wear with sari tops. There are also elegant lace and crystals gowns, unique creations that we will soon see on the red carpet at the Grammys.Read More
If you love to explore and want to shed off the mundane moments of your life, stick to the lush and happy green here that certainly has a rather distinct calm to it while still carrying an inspiring sense of curious exploration through things that are lush and brightened by the sun. It is a popular hue and we loved having it appear on the runways for the spring and summer seasons, as it is simply perfect for that time of the year.
Matched with Snorkel Blue, you can definitely see the... Read More
The enfant terrible of fashion brings to the catwalk the magnificence of the Palace, the famous Paris nightclub that in the late 1970s and the mid 1980s was the meeting place of socialites, artists, designers and fashion icons. The models took on the runaway wearing flamboyant pyjama suits, Tuxedo jackets worn over sequins dresses or cinched at the waist with obi belts, men's shirts under transparent tunics and lace skirts. Each outfit seems to impress, seduce and get noticed, preferring... Read More
Stephane Rolland staged a show in the spirit of the traditional Haute Couture shows, when models used to walk the runway with number cards in their hands, when their outfits were described to the audience with an announcement made as soon as they stepped on the runway. And while the show's choreography brought us back in time, the Couture offering itself was utterly contemporary. Collection-wise, Rolland went back to basics and showcased his signature styles only - a small offering of 17... Read More
This season we embrace the other end of the style spectrum and celebrate the resurgence of Maximalism. Allowing your eclectic side to break loose, you open up the possibilities to think big and experiment with your sartorial choices. Titled ‘Splash Fashion Xcess’, the Summer 2016 fashion show brought together color, embellishments, textures topped with grunge inspiration.
With two sub stories- Mod Maximalism and Grunge Maximalism taking centrestage, a little bit of everything seems... Read More
Following the trend of these croisière collection, after Chanel at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul and Louis Vuitton at the Bob Hope Estate in Palm Springs, today Dior chose to showcase its 2016 resort collection at the Palais Bulles, Pierre Cardin’s retro-futuristic mansion designed by Antti Lovag in 1975. Palais Bulles, located between Cannes and Monaco, is considered an architectural utopia in which earth, sky and sea meet, a project (ended in 1984), in which the future is built... Read More
Frank Sorbier has made a name for himself with his dramatic and poetic fashion shows, which are rather about creative performances than about wearable Couture pieces. And this season was no different, as Sorbier invited his guest to attend a performance in a theater on the right bank of Paris, which was fusing Africa-flavored music with contemporary ballet. Sorbier actually aimed to pay a tribute to the memory and achievements of the defunct Jacques Mouclier with this performance – the... Read More
The collection opens with a series of outfits recalling faraway lands. Precious prints and fabrics appear to be a Western version of Indian and Middle Eastern traditions. Many pieces combine sheer materials with jacquard and floral prints, but there is also room for some safari-like ensembles, featuring sand-coloured jackets and trousers. Evening wear mainly focuses on black and white, clean shapes embellished with understated, couture waistlines and hems, as well as... Read More
The Breton heritage and the customs and traditions typical of this French region inform this Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture collection. The designer gives the classic pea coat the couture treatment; these are accompanied, on the runway, by striped maxi skirts, sequined marinière tops, waders, galette or seashell shaped skirts and cylinder hats anchored by a ribbonRead More