Tag Archives: AW15

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE : ELIE SAAB

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This season Elie Saab was in a romantic mood. He thought about the golden wedding dress his bride wore and reflecting on his early works from the 1990s when he launched his business specializing in beautiful, princess gowns with delicate laces and plenty of golden embroideries. For his fall 2015 haute couture collection titled “Shades […]

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE : CHRISTIAN DIOR

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Yesterday Christian Dior‘s Creative mastermind, Raf Simons produced an imaginative time-travel of a couture show, which riffed on the styles of the Flemish Masters, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Coming out of the Second World War, Christian Dior was inspired by all things glamour and excess. It was evident, Simons shown his fascination for this […]

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE : SCHIAPARELLI

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Welcome to “Théâtre d’Elsa” stage for Bertrand Guyon’s debut collection for the Schiaparelli label yesterday was a triumph of classical silhouettes and glamor of the 1930s and 40s. Far from being a historical essay on Elsa’s penchant for surrealism, the designer concentrated on luxurious fabrics and technical construction, including brocade ensembles in gold, “Turkey red” and […]

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE : ATELIER VERSACE

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Last night, supermodels walked over a carpet of multicolored  if in an enchanted forest, the nymphs of Atelier Versace brought to mind Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night Dream with their long fluid layered chiffon dresses, floral velvet headbands and straps placed ivy-like on the back. Primarily the collection consists of a palette of dreamy pastels dusted pink, pale […]