Catégorie : Haute Couture

Georges Hobeika AW1213 Couture

The Georges Hobeika AW1213 couture show in Paris showed a pastel palette and a whimsicle fairytale style of gown. Princesses of the forest, peppered in delicate floral details, beaded lace and buttery velvet walked the catwalk in the opulent salons of the France-Amériques building on the Franklin Roosevelt avenue off of the Champs Elysées. Read more →

Didit Hediprasetyo – Couture AW1213

Video by Lauren Cashwell There is a continuation this season of a certain cut, line and silouhette from Didit Hediprasetyo that segways nicely from last season’s couture collection, but presented with an injection of a bit more romance and quite a few more whimsical details. The most immediate of those details being the color : a shimmering and delicate lavender… Read more →

Clarisse Hieraix AW1213

Refinement, luxury, discretion…these are the first terms that come to mind to describe Clarisse’s work. Born in Guadeloupe and educated in Paris this young designer has immense sense of couture and cut, style and design, as well as a strong personality behind her line. Her line’s luxury is understated and elegant, yet when inspected in detail her talent is striking… Read more →

Eva Minge, Couture Spring 2012

Post written in collaboration with Hannah Perlmutter Eva Minge, one of Poland’s most renowned designers, is definitely one to look out for. Her designs sell well in Europe and New York, and her haute couture lines are red carpet quality. Set in the luxury palace hotel the Shangri-la in the prestigious 16th arrondissement of Paris, her Spring 2012 haute couture… Read more →

Quinntessential Style on Julien Fournié SS12

Reposted from Quinntessntial Style Fashion, Future, Fournié: Paris Couture Spring 2012 Fashion is ever changing, and Haute Couture is “the best laboratory [to experiment in] for fashion design”. Parisian designer, Julien Fournié, chose to enter the world of custom fitted garments not only because of the tradition of couture lying in Paris’ history, but also because of its role in… Read more →

Podium Jeunes Stylistes 2012

It’s nice when young designers who don’t have the backing to start on their own, can find a venu where they have the chance to launch perhaps  themselves into a career or at least get recognized in public. Designers can further their careers by getting their MFA degree. This competition is an annual contest, Podium Jeunes Stylistes, and in it’s… Read more →

Claudine Ivari, In the Couture Category

Claudine Ivari, a young and very talented designer whom I discovered this past September, offered a presentation at her boutique in the Ritz hotel during the couture fashion week last month in Paris. I felt it was fitting for her to at least show a small part of her collection to the public since, as I have said before, her… Read more →

Couture fashion week : My favorites from the major brands

The Dior show was very subdued minus Galliano, and perhaps change is a good thing. I did however love the sillhouettes and waistlines which to me are the most important part of a gown or dress. It’s the base from which all the extra frivolities may flutter, and it must be perfectly accented and cut. The next important thing is… Read more →

Didit Hediprasetyo couture 2012

Coiffed with Philip Treacy custom designed vegetable fibre turbans and hats that hint at the essence of colonial India, the models paraded the India-inspired collection, awash with ostrich leather and elephant prints that are made in collaboration with designer Calla Haynes and illustrator Christophe Lopez-Huici, set to live back ground music of sithars and barrel hand drums. I was somwhat… Read more →

Basil Soda 2012 Couture

At the Couvent des Cordeliers January 24th 2012, Basil Soda’s goddesses glided down a long runway with mixed shadows and lighting, manned spot lights and then of course there is all that fluttering silk. The belted gowns are a lovely evolution and give a modern look to the mermaid sillhouette that is the Basil Soda woman. Long, flowing, elegant… Some… Read more →

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