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...

Elie Saab Haute Couture Spring 2011 2 By Reem in : Designers , Fashion , Fashion Week // Feb 2 2011 Elie Saab is one of my favourite designers, he does couture as though he has been leading the way for decades. This collection made me feel so happy to be female. Starting off with nudes and...

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...

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...

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...

Susan Tabak home Elie Saab is a designer who doesn't rely on silly gimmicks. He's also the sweetheart of many Hollywood celebrities, and with good reason–you really can't go wrong with an ensemble by Elie Saab. This season's Haute Couture collection was a parade of candied-almond...

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....

It was a vision of lightness, overflowing with lace, tulle and chiffon–so feminine and full of glamour! This collection had everything I love most about Elie Saab in particular, and the Haute Couture in general. There's so little glamour left in the world, but Elie's a big believer, and I'm...

Haute Couture Spring 2012: Elie Saab, Valentino, Alexis Mabille and Giambattista Valli Elie Saab With a rainbow of pastel sorbet shades of pink, peach, yellow, mint green, and baby blue, there was a light-as-air feel to Elie Saab's collection, which I am sure we will be seeing on the red...

un moment avec Lee Paris, France The white floral beading that kicked off the season for Elie Saab's Haute Couture collection was beautiful, but incited a nervous moment of déjà vu. This lasted all of a moment before the following silhouettes advanced from behind the tall walls of mirrors at...

 

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