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...

>> Despite the fact that his Spring 2011 couture show was inspired by the English punk rock movement and the French can can, Jean Paul Gaultier didn't play any musical soundtrack. Instead, the models paraded in their mohawks and their individual outfits — named things like "The Clash," "Belle...

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...

Spring 2011 Couture went all Sci-Fi, from the robot shaped dresses to the metallic fabric choice, and do not forget about the UFO's hats every model rocked down the runway. Despite the fact that we might never see any of this garments EVER in the real world, it's definitely a transition from...

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...

Givenchy's spring 2011 couture showing gives way to another presentation this season with ten looks by designer Riccardo Tisci. Unique to the showing was a cast of all Asian models including Shu Pei, Ming Xi, Tao Okamoto, Hye Rim Park, Fei Fei Sun, Liu Wen, Jiang Xiao Yi, Ai Tominaga, So Young...

Models Freja Beha Erichsen + Jac + Caroline Brasch Nielsen + Daphne Groeneveld + Jenny Sinkaberg + Hanne Gaby Odiele + Sigrid Agren + Roberta Narciso + Maud Welzen + Kamila Filipcikova + Anna Selezneva + Gwen Loos + Dorothea Barth Jorgensen + Siri Tollerød + Ruby Aldridge + Julia Saner...

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...

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...

 

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