. We enjoyed the change of pace, and hope some of the gowns get some red carpet action – we could definitely see Tilda Swinton rocking the beige gown at center, though we sincerely hope she'll turn up for the Oscar's after being snubbed for the Best Actress nomination. Elie Saab Haute...

With a healthy helping of gorgeously feminine gowns rendered in solid hues with delicate filigree-like embellishment, it was business as usual at Elie Saab-save for a significant uptick in the emphasis on daywear as the titan of red carpet glamour looked towards ramping up his offerings for...

which she spiced up with red lipstick. She kept her hair simple in a low, loose bun. At the Grammys she kept to the classic black look but bought it bang up to date with lace and streaks of gold. However, her event looks aren't always so serious. She's not afraid to experiment with...

Elie's palette for fall was simple; the day clothes were classic (with a twist); and, as always, the evening gowns were red-carpet gorgeous. Susan with the designer, Elie Saab I spoke to Elie after the show, congratulating him on what I thought was one of his best collections yet. He...

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...

While color (and lots of it!) was a common thread throughout the night, we also spotted stars working other fierce trends, including belted gowns, sexy slits, and smoky eyes. BELTED BEAUTIES: Lea Michele got high marks in a low-cut silver sequined Oscar de La Renta dress, which she wore...

Best shoes? Lupita Nyong'O in custom Nicholas Kirkwood (satin Casati pearl slingback pump)

On the red carpet celebs showed up in an array of ensembles that ran the gamut from super-sexy to far out. Still, there were a handful of fashion themes that repeated over and over again. Here are our faves: GOLD STREAK: All that glitters must be gold because there were SO many gilded gowns...

PFW: Elie Saab on the Red Carpet, AW2012- 13 Loving Elie Saab. He can do absolutely no wrong! And what else do I love about his collection? The bags! Sure they're not as mainstream as the other designer bags, but the styles and construction are excellent! Something exotic from Elie Saab....

Susan Tabak home Elie Saab, the king of red-carpet dressing, showed a stellar défilé de mode for the Haute Couture. It's rare when I can say I loved everything about a collection, but I loved this one, from the palette (blush, aquamarine, slate blue, bronze) to the shimmering beadwork. It...

 

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