" -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...

We're happy that plaid, while always a classic print, is still at the forefront of street style. Meanwhile, the black and white trend invites red to the party, adding a boldness without going over the top. These off-duty model looks teach us the important lesson that red can be treated as a...

Joan Smalls, Frida Gustavsson, Behati Prinsloo and androgynous male model Andrej Pejic were just some of the models taking to the streets during the haute couture showings this week - we get yet another look at some of the effortless model style on show. From floor-sweeping maxi-skirts to...

Chanel, one of the pinnacles of the haute couture showings has just been underway ( see our review here ) and thanks to Vogue.it , we get another look at the style savvy models making their way to and from the show venues. With models such as Abbey Lee Kershaw, Barbara Palvin and Freja Beha...

Galliano's saluted René Gruau, the illustrator whose work for Christian Dior in the forties and fifties created the house's most iconic imagery, in this Couture Spring 2011 collection. The graphite smears, pencil strokes and scribbles, erasure marks and gouache washes of Gruau's illustrations...

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...

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....

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...

 

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