Cate Blanchett wore head-to-toe scarlet in the front row of the Haute Couture Armani Prive F/W 2011 show. On the runway, the designer showed a monochromatic outfit with lots of texture by way of liquid leggings, patent heels and matte silk for visual interest. Cate Blanchett softened up the...

Elie Saab makes the kind of Haute Couture that makes me glad I'm a girl. Ever since I first leafed through a Collezioni Haute Couture as a young fashion student, Elie Saab has always been one of my favourite designers (and therefore gets his own post! Sorry Dior, Armani and Chanel ). His...

Photo: PAUL COOPER Armani Prive S/S 2011 Haute Couture collection, featuring hats by Philip Treacy Armani, the 75-year-old Italian couturier, has taken inspiration for his spring/summer collection from a treasure-chest of jewels, to create dazzling gowns certain to be seen on the red carpet at...

SPRING 2011 COUTURE: Armani Privé. Hair by Oribe. The look for Armani Privé was about controlling the hair and mirroring the shape of the head. Because the models wore sleek Philip Treacy hats, Oribe wanted to keep the hair as tight as possible. "Before I went to Paris, I knew the new...

Armani Privé spring/summer 2011 Couture week is a fashion fairytale, where almost anything goes and something new is always around the corner. Armani kicked off the show with a clear futuristic inspiration. Can you say U.F.O? So used to the slick suits and gowns he's best known for, i was a...

While this collection is similar to Riccardo Tisci's last collection for Givenchy Couture, inspired by birds, origami and warriors (which Cate Blanchett, Florence Welch and Liv Tyler were all spotted in), the Fall 2011 collection has such an angelic, gilded, sophisticated edge to it I've...

Elie Saab has always been one of my favourite couture designers, and although he rarely mixes up his classic style and distinct couture mixture of lace, embellishment, chiffon, nipped in waists and billowing skirts, you can't help but fall in love with practically every look that so elegantly...

The East-West mix was filtered through familiar Armani templates. His dresses all came with variations on patent-leather bustiers, obi-belts, and wrap-over closures, with prints and embroideries of roses, cherry blossoms, and chrysanthemums as decoration. This entry was posted on...

The Armani Privé show borrowed classic Japanese ideas and fuzzed them to create a beautiful runway display of fashion and beauty. With the help of Makeup Artist Linda Cantello of Giorgio Armani Cosmetics International along with hair stylist Franco Gobbi they were able to showcase their...

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