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...

Cheryl Cole attended the premiere of "Habemus Papam" during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival today (May 13) in Cannes, France. Cheryl looked stunning wearing a white long sleeve gown with a plunging neckline and large gold embellishment detailing at the waist from the Stephane Rolland Spring...

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...

The pleats, drapes and folds evoked a Greek goddess-in-training and the spring floral print was young and fresh. But despite all the texture and detail there was something about the collection that left me wanting more, something incongruous, half-thought out that I've been unable to put...

Stephan Rolland's Spring Haute Couture looks amazing, perfectly cut, lovely draping and beautiful choice of colors. Flawless pieces, the long dresses and flowers on the shoulders and hips made the draping look elegant. His workman ship is very detailed and exquisite, but on the other hand I...

Fashion's perennial enfant terrible Jean Paul Gaultier brought his spring 2011 couture pieces to the Paris runway on Wednesday afternoon. The collection the designer dubbed "CanCan Punk" featured faux-hawked models walking the runway wearing the punk/CanCan/couture threads while Catherine...

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...

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...

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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