Marking its 5th year as one of the top retail destinations in the Middle East, Bloomingdale’s-Dubai went over the top to showcase their latest Spring/Summer 2015 collections. Headlined by the season’s most coveted designer and contemporary labels, the Bloomingdale’s-Dubai Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Show was quite the spectacle, complete with dramatic, high flying aerialists, costumed stilt walkers, carnival games and circus-themed treats.
Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 in the Dubai World Trade... Read More
Fashion has a unique way of cheering us up. And what with the bleak, cold climes of January and February the Paris’ Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week was the perfect answer to lift up mood and spirit. And even as it attracted those who came to see and be seen, the week gave fashionistas and fashion lovers ideas galore to glam up…
The last week of January provided an array of fantastical haute couture pieces from French names and from far-flung design houses of the... Read More
Elie Saab’s stunning creations showcased at Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 brought alive the romance of a fairy tale unfurling luxurious, elegant evening dresses, lavishly studded with pearls
The grandeur of a Parisian palace, the iridescent surface of pearls, and the exceptional craftsmanship only possible in haute couture; these three features fused and exploded in a magnificent pearl-parade in Elie Saab’s Fall Winter 2014-2015 Haute Couture collection.... Read More
Karl Lagerfeld’s inspiration for Chanel’s Fall 2014 Couture collection was the famous architect Le Corbusier. A long cherished dream for the designer it translated into real delight for his growing number of fans everywhere...
It started with a casual glimpse of the visionary architect’s long-gone Paris apartment which featured a huge terrace with a fireplace. So it witnessed huge fireplaces on either end of the runway stoked by digital flames while above each loomed large old... Read More
Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad showed a wardrobe’s worth of red-carpet worthy looks in his haute couture collection for fall/winter 2014. According to him, “It’s a journey between glamour and modernity, between the classic and futurism, it’s between couture, haute couture, modern architecture and futurism, geometric, asymmetric and involving all the haute couture techniques.”
Murad showed a collection built from geometrical artistry. The dresses were classic cocktail or gala... Read More
One of Russia’s most famous fashion designers, the hallmark of Valentin Yudashkin’s collections is hailed as classic, luxurious and feminine. His Fall/Winter 2014 collection had a touch of the contemporary and was showcased in a ballroom setting with gilded chandeliers that enhanced their status. Their inspiration was romantic rock n roll from the late 80’s probably because of which there was a dominance of black, white and grey colours in the collection. Not that these colours took away the... Read More
The Milan Fashion Week was the last stop on the fashion caravan during which numerous renowned fashion houses like: Versace, Armani and Dolce and Gabbana displayed their visionary excellence dictating the coming year’s trends. So, satisfy your curiosity and take a look through some of the presented collections by the world’s top fashion brand which left one and all simply breathless in the Italian capitol... Read More
It was an engrossing week of fashion in the ‘City of Love’ as leading labels went all out to proclaim their verdict on the do’s and dont’s as well as prodded us to explore the why and the why not’s which limit or set us free…
Chanel’s fashion riot
Just when critics wondered how Karl Lagerfeld could ever possibly top last... Read More
Raf Simmon’s Fall/Winter haute couture collection for Dior draws inspiration from 18th century French court moves to Edwardian tailoring and comes right up to the present times, journeying across several time periods.
You sense the mood. Now for the designs…
The ball gowns feature pannier-skirted gowns that are three-quarter rather than full-length. Matched by narrow, sporty bodice tops... Read More
Stately, structured and feminine are terms that aptly describe Valentino’s haute couture plans for us this fall-winter 2014-15 unfurling a charming ‘Return to Rome’ theme
The renowned brand’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli drew grand inspiration from ancient Greece, bringing to mind ethereal Athenian nymphs adorned in Grecian gowns, crafted from homespun fabric,... Read More