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...

Riccardo Tisci never ceases to amaze me. I attended his first couture presentation for Givenchy a few years back and remember thinking: This man has ideas. His shows are never predictable, and this collection was no exception. Once again, it was staged at the Hôtel d'Évreux, an hôtel...

Dark elegance is Riccardo Tisci's speciality, and for Givenchy's Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2012 collection, he once again seamlessly melded together elegant 1930's inspired silhouettes with menacing silver bull nose-rings, oversized earrings and armour-like gothic detail. The collection was...

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...

do 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...

Why do 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...

Rihanna looked stunning tonight at the Brit Awards, she was wearing a beautiful Givenchy Haute Couture gown by Riccardo Tisci, the shimmering gown made Rihanna look like a mermaid. Also, her fresh and simple make-up gave her a radiant glow and we're loving the classic hair up-do. Take a peek...

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...

Who: Beyoncé Where: At the Met Gala 2012 in New York Wearing: A Givenchy Haute Couture gown by Riccardo Tisci, featuring a beaded corseted bodysuit with sheer fabric and a ombre black and purple cascading feathered train Verdict: Wow, what a way to make your post-baby red carpet...

 

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