To say Giorgio Armani's Spring 2011 couture collection for Armani Prive was shiny would be the understatement of the year. The king of Milan presented a futuristic yet oddly vintage collection that was heavy on high shine, jewel tones and 80s and 70s influence (including whispers of Pierre...

it to Saab to create a wardrobe suitable for a princess; the form-fitting silhouettes that scream out feminine glamour and elegance. The delicate make-up and soft hair on the models allowed the eye to naturally gravitate on the gown's intricate detailing. Unlike his previous fall 2010 couture...

The king of long dresses, Elie Saab has made a wonderful collection with stunning pieces. The selection of organza, embroidery and shimmering dresses are to die for! Elie is known for his creativity in Haute Couture gowns, the strapless, a-symmetrical and up to the neck designs made a gorgeous...

For his Spring 2011 couture line Vauthier tapped into the 70s' ever-flowing spring of inspiration to produce a collection that would look right at home on the back of Diana Ross or Beverly Johnson. While there is still room for growth I love absolutely the sumptuous furs, the fish scale...

presented a gorgeous architectural collection. While I could have done without the strong shoulders and many of the embellishments—many of which were made from metal and blown glass—I absolutely loved the molded forms of the dresses and the draped cowl necks. This was a collection that was...

John Galliano's Spring 2011 couture collection for Christian Dior was an interesting mix of tulle, dégradé, feathers and painterly strokes of beading inspired by the work of illustrator Rene Gruau. Monsieur Galliano began the show with a smouldering Karlie Kloss in a deep red ombre jacket...

A sea of dreamy pastel gowns marched down the runway at the Elie Saab Spring 2012 Couture show in Paris. I am awestruck, and think it is safe to assume pastel is going to make a big splash on the red carpet this year. The looks were paired with sleek wrapped pony tails, dewey complexions,...

Some white wedding gown inspiration from the runway of Alexis Mabille Spring 2011 couture collection. Lots of clean and crisp looks here with feminine floral touches. Glamourous sheath worn with lace-up opera-length gloves. Long sleeve gown with bow accent. Pretty lace caftan mini dress...

It seems that youthful femininity and airy lightness are emerging themes this season and Valentino co-designers Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri have tapped into that trend via a virginal Spring 2011 couture collection that was full of pale, blush tones, fluttering butterflies and...

At first glance the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2011 couture collection looks like a frenetic, schizophrenic potpourri of looks, styles and themes. However, a second viewing shows a career that includes skillfully re-imagined classics. While "punk couture" has been thrown around there are...

 

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