Posts Tagged ‘Paris Fashion Week’

Fall 2017 Paris Fashion Week Recap


Yves Saint Laurent  Paris Fashion Week begins! At the Yves Saint Laurent headquarters on Rue de Bellechasse, Creative Director Anthony Vaccarello kicked off the Saint Laurent show with a series of luxury daytime looks that included lots of leather, shearling-lined coats, and some light-washed denim. Staying true to the 1980’s Saint Laurent trademark, many of [...]

Our Best of Paris Fashion Week


1. Chanel’s colorful and tech-driven collection is probably one of the most talked about looks from fashion week, but for good reason! We cannot get enough of the unforgettable neon tweed coats and colorful patterned chiffon dresses, and of course the light-up designer hand bags.  

Rocker 70s Chic For Saint Laurent’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection


The ‘70s inspired many Spring/Summer 2015 collections, and while Saint Laurent’s creative director–Hedi Slimane–has also chosen this decade as a baseline for his collection, Slimane has added rocker chic touches to give the garments a new and interesting appeal. Studs, sequins, leopard, leathers, and furs were abundant, while colour was used sparingly, but with purpose. [...]

Designing For Real Women — Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection


With a brand so closely aligned with the concept of luxury, Louis Vuitton constantly is under the critical eye of the fashion world – and, as we have seen time and time again, Louis Vuitton does not disappoint. For Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, designer Nicolas Ghesquière used his impressive talents with state-of-the-art construction techniques and [...]

Alexander Wang’s Tour de Force — Comes Into His Own with Balenciaga’s Spring 2015 collection

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In a “sheer”-delight, Alexander Wang perfectly blended street chic and athleti-style influences into figure-flattering looks–admixing mesh and embroidery into sleek silhouettes. Pants were tight, shirts cut to the body and dresses were primarily long and form-fitting. Wang’s love of geometrics was evident throughout, as many pieces–including black, white and dusty pink dresses, featured lattice patterns. [...]

When Darkness Calls – Our Friend Jean Paul Gaultier’s Haute Couture Fall 2014 Collection


Two years ago, when he was in San Francisco–Jean Paul Gaultier surprised our host–Elisabeth Laurence, by commandeering the microphone–and taking over her interview (for a while). Since that time, we’ve always counted on Jean Paul Gaultier to delight and amaze us–and to  surpass the conventional boundaries of fashion. He is, after all, the designer who [...]

Armani Privé Couture Fall 2014


This week, Giorgio Armani is celebrating his 80th birthday as well as 40 years in fashion. What better way to mark the occasion than with the highly anticipated showing of his latest collection? The Armani Privé Couture Fall 2014 runway show proved that a simple color palette – red, black, and white – can stretch [...]

A Foray into the Enchanted Forest – Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2014


Fashion designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli debuted their Haute Couture 2014 collection for Valentino at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild yesterday in Paris. The setting – a woodland dream, the catwalk enveloped by lush greenery. The front row played host to a myriad of A-listers, including Emma Watson, Baz Luhrmann, and Kim Kardashian, who attended [...]

Behind the Lens—Saint Laurent Creative Director Gets a Star Turn in New Exhibit!


Over the years, Hedi Slimane, highly regarded Saint Laurent Creative Director, put down his sketchpad and took up a camera. The oeuvre of his photography will be celebrated this fall in a new exhibition at the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation in Paris. “Hedi Slimane: Sonic”, will be commemorating Slimane’s exceptional, artistic talent as a [...]

Updates from Paris: Ready to Wear A/W 2014

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Ready to wear fashion week in the couture capital of the world got off to a great start this week, with top designers out to showcase their Fall 2014 collections. Here’s a recap of few brands that have already shown: Balenciaga Supermodel Gisele Bundchen headlined the Balenciaga A/W ’14 show and dazzled in pieces by [...]

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