Pretty dresses in deliciously pale shades of pink and beige from Zuhair Murad Fall/Winter 2011 ready-to-wear collection. Above, beautiful tulle strapless ball gown; below, gorgeous powder pink gown with draped bodice. Illusion long sleeve top with heavily flounced skirt. Black dotted...

Once again, couture looks to the Far East for inspiration. Zuhair Murad Fall/Winter 2011-2012 couture collection was inspired by the Chinese Empress Wu Zetian (武则天), who interrupted the illustrious Tang Dynasty (唐朝) through the founding of her own dynasty, the Second Zhou (武周). Above, long...

Gorgeous gowns from Zuhair Murad Fall/Winter 2012-2013 couture collection, Skin Flowers. As the collection name suggests, the dresses are adorned with exquisite floral details, with some dresses looking like they have flowers applied directly onto the body, like the indigo ball gown, below....

Yesterday was the Christian Dior fall/winter 2011 haute couture show in Paris. How do you feel about Bill Gaytten's collection for Dior? I personally thought it lacked the usual finesse and refinement of John Galliano's previous collections for the House of Dior. There were too many ideas,...

So far theElie Saab Fall 2011 Haute Couture is definitely my fave collection. I'm in awe with the beauty and perfection of this collection. Every single piece is classy, romantic, and uber feminine which means they will all look amazing on the red carpet. I'm especially loving the super cute...

What he's doing at Givenchy is truly the future of haute couture: implicitly sexy, exquisitely detailed and deceptively simple. There are no opulent presentations with ornate sets because the main and only attraction of a Givenchy Haute Couture show is the clothes. And for Fall 2011, Tisci...

At the close of his Fall 2011 Haute Couture collection – his first runway show in 8 years — notorious recluse and pint-sized sass factory, Azzedine Alaïa received a rapturous standing ovation. Missing out on the lovefest was Anna Wintour — who was allegedly not invited — and the rest of...

It cannot be said enough, couture is all in the details. In this video Tim Blanks speaks with Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy about his Fall 2011 haute couture collection for Style.com. While the Givenchy couture silhouette is similar from couture season to couture season I am always amazed by...

Posted by modlsmogls on Saturday, July 16, 2011 · Leave a Comment As we all know, John Galiano's shenanigans had him fired from Christian Dior. Many are eagerly awaiting to see the direction the Haute Couture house will go without its brand poster child. Bill Gaytten(former assistant to...

Giambattista Valli's first haute couture show was vaguely 20s, vaguely 60s and vaguely fungal. The best parts of the show were Ester Williams as an elderly eccentric throws a yacht party on the Mediterranean. Must have chain belt. This willl sound like a slam, but it's not meant as such....

 

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