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...

Saks Fifth Avenue spring/Summer 2011 show When Saks Fifth Avenue puts on a show, they make sure they do it just right! Everything from the stunning location to the exclusive guest list and of course the amazing clothes was just perfect and it was all followed by a socialite studded after...

After two weeks spent covering the Paris men's collections and the Haute Couture, my last stop was Didit Hediprasetyo . His small défilé was held, conveniently enough, at the Hôtel de Crillon. Not only was I staying there, but I'd just finished a photo shoot with Alexander Habesland (a...

by the British social set; showing a continuation of the trend. Jean Paul Gaultier also created hidden heel pumps which to some may resemble odd-looking wedges, wherein reality they are structural heels bowing towards the arch of the foot. The dramatic, modern yet traditional haute couture...

Dilek Hanif shows a timeless collection, enhanced by a sense of grace and luxurious but versatile elegance, which rediscovers traditional spirit and handcrafted excellence, working on every creation as in response to women's real desires and to their search for the freedom to wear Couture...

Join Susan on the last day of the Haute Couture, and take in the défilé of Elie Saab , whose collections are always inspired by something different. This season, exquisite, feminine gowns came down the runway in colors (ranging from pink to black) suggesting fragile-yet-strong women. Then, as...

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....

To view a slideshow of the Christian Dior Haute Couture show during Paris Fashion Week, please click here . ARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: A model walks the runway during the Christian Dior show as part of the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 at Musee Rodin on January 24,...

Couture, How I Remembered It - Armani Privé Haute Couture Fall 2011 Th thought this collection was really personal to me, I loved the dramatic forced idea that came through. It reminded me when I first got int fashion when I was 9 and I was watching a Valentino couture show. Super dramatic...

Exclaiming as though the thought alone made him feel physically ill, he announced "I was sick of all those Eiffel Towers, sick of all those violent colors," and that was the idea behind the Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2011 showing. With masses upon masses of embellishments, sequins and...

 

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