" -Karl Lagerfeld Today, Chanel presented the Spring 2011 Haute Couture collection at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines. Inspired by the paintings of Marie Laurencin, notably a portrait of Mlle. Chanel . The soft pastel colors, especially pinks and greys were brought to life from the paintings...

January 25, 2011 Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2011 Inspiration: Paintings of Marie Laurencin WWD reported that Karl Lagerfeld was inspired by the paintings of Marie Laurencin , namely the portrait she did of Mademoiselle Chanel, for the Spring 2011 Haute Couture collection. The portrait of...

There was less pomp and circumstance and more of an extension of Chanel's typical ready-to-wear collection in the spring Haute Couture collection. Interesting. . . To view a slideshow of the collection, including Vanessa Paradis arriving for the show, please click here . All photos:...

of the haute couture showings right now, and that doesn't only mean plenty of lavish and extravigant gowns to ogle at - it also means more street style photos, with some of our favourite models taking to the glamorous Parisian streets between shows. So far we've seen designs by the likes...

I get the feeling that Riccardo Tisci is fighting some kind of sartorial fight in his couture collections? His meticulously sewn and embroidered looks seem ready to come to life and fight for their sartorial rights. Or more. The work of an artistically tormented soul, Riccardo Tisci ‘s...

I get the feeling that Riccardo Tisci is fighting some kind of sartorial fight in his couture collections? His meticulously sewn and embroidered looks seem ready to come to life and fight for their sartorial rights. Or more. The work of an artistically tormented soul, Riccardo Tisci‘s...

Christian Dior Haute Couture spring 2011 Christian Dior opened Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011 today and it was filled with breathtaking vintage silhouettes, cheery warm weather colors, ladylike gloves and a splash of red. The Dior Haute Couture brought back the meaning of...

For Chanel haute couture spring 2011 Largerfeld brought about a distinct shift from the almost overbearing opulence of past shows at the Grand Palais and the jaw dropping ability of each look to surpass and out-do the last, to a collection that somehow felt wearable and highly accesible....

For instance he takes the architectural symbolism of 'the Bar', the silhouette most often related to the idea of Christian Dior's 'New Look', and shifts the jacket's construction into other garments. At times he displaces that architectural construction to other parts of the body. Christian...

Like Well I'm not sure if you all have been following the Couture shows going on right now, But a few days ago i was looking through the pictures of the amazing Christian Dior Haute Couture show, and there was this one specific garment that I had to paint the second i saw it. I really like how...

 

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