La Chambre Syndicale has had to relax their rules in order to accept more designers to show haute couture, as the list was getting very short. But I must say that I sort of agree with Lagerfeld, in that it should be kept very, very exclusive and limited, and only the fashion houses with the...

Chanel hinted that they were planning one of their most extravagant fashion shows ever for Paris Haute Couture week and they did not disappoint. The Air Chanel plane was constructed within the Grand Palais for a flight inspired couture show. With fashion's top names sitting in their designated...

Today I'm happy to introduce a guest post on Chanel Haute Couture and fashion-inspired interior design courtesy of Arcadian Home Decor, a website that sells a variety of decorative items and home accessories. ( via ) It's no secret that some of each year's interior design trends are pulled...

( WWD ) Naomi Campbell is expanding upon her Fashion For Relief fashion shows with a charity shop in London. Naomi will be opening a store selling items from the Fashion For Relief show, items donated by designers (including Stella McCartney and Mulberry) and pieces owned by famous faces...

Yesterday we bought you all the fashion fun from the Versace Haute Couture show and today we only thought it fair that we included a range of the other gorge designs shown off at this event. We've therefore decided to put together what we think are the best five looks from a range of...

French luxury fashion house Dior presented its Haute Couture show in Shanghai on 30th March – for the first time in China since creative head Raf Simons took the reins. The success of the show indicates that it is all set to become an annual event. Around 300 visitors gathered in a revamped...

The fashion photographer considers Christian Dior Haute Couture designs to be "unique pieces that are veritable sculptures" and he pays homage in DIOR COUTURE PATRICK DEMARCHELIER. From Shanghai to Times Square, the grand staircase of the Paris Opera House to the garden of the Musée Rodin -...

Karl Lagerfeld's most anticipated reveal of the season lives up to Chanel's famed fashion house reputation. Their Fall Haute Couture 2011 collection embodies the sentiments of Coco in a nutshell: charming androgyny. Classic Chanel tweed suits are seen throughout the collection, in addition to...

~ ElleUK The 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists are in! See what 10 designers made the cut! ~ Vogue Hedi Slimane isn't ruling haute couture out during his creative directorship! ~ WWD Batman may dash around Gothem in a cape and bodysuit, but Bruce Wayne is all about Giorgio Armani's...

Granted the price tags for these garments must be astronomical and grossly inflated in this era of economic belt tightening, but as expressions of cultural pride and imaginative ingenuity, contemporary haute couture definitely celebrates fashion as high art as well as sustaining the historic...

 

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