Posts Tagged ‘Couture’

Happy Anniversary Carmen Marc Valvo–We Love You!

Carmen Marc Valvo

Carmen Marc Valvo has been dressing some of the most famous celebrities, icons and socialites for 25 years–since started his eponymous collection. Celebrating a milestone in fashion and design, Carmen will be showing his 25th Anniversary collection (Spring & Summer 2015) on 5 September at New York Fashion Week. Carmen Marc Valvo was raised in [...]

Ne Plus Ultra — Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style

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Icon of icons, Oscar de la Renta epitomizes luxury, sophistication and the mastery of form and design. Oscar de la Renta started his own house in 1965 and almost 50 years later continues to be a major force in fashion. Highlights of de la Renta’s stellar career are on now on view at the exhibit: [...]

The Comeback of Couture

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It seems that high-end couture is capturing the world in a global resurrection. Fresh winds are blowing into Paris with the appointment of Ralph Toledano–president of Puig’s fashion division since 2012, as the new president of Fédération Française de la Couture du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, effective from September. And while a [...]

Cannes Fashions Shine – Even in the Rain

Frieda Pinto

Not even rain could keep stylish celebrities from the red carpet as they braved wind and water at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. ­ Top trends were evident this year as celebrities donned two-toned gowns–black and white being a favorite–one colour head-to-toe ensembles or lace dresses. Christian Dior has been the hands-on favourite this year. [...]

Immortality in Fashion: “Punk’s Not Dead”

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then fashion is a never-ending story. This Spring 2013, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will transcend language to literally show the (fashion) world that punk’s not dead. “Punk: From Chaos to Couture” will kick off with the annual Met Gala on May 6, 2013. Organized by The [...]

Paris Fashion Finale Spring-Summer 2013

After nine days of couture, style, color and innovation, Paris Fashion Week 2012 came to a close with three show-stopping presentations by none other than iconic   house–Louis Vuitton, as well as Miu Miu and Elie Saab. These three forces of fashion definitely did not disappoint when it came to attention grabbing theatrics this season. Marc [...]

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Catwalk to the Sidewalk

Jean Paul Gaultier Photo Shoot

Experience an unforgettable entrée into the creative universe of Jean Paul Gaultier—for an up-close view of haute couture, which only a privileged few ever see. Now on display at the Montreal Museum of Fine arts, this is the first time an international retrospective dedicated to the designs of the world-renowned couturier has been brought together. [...]

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