Haute Couture: A beginners guide Liza West & Emily Pettit-Coetzee | 25 Jan 2011 Comment on this post With the launch of Paris Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011, haute couture is again all over the fashion blogs and news sites. We take it for granted that the outrageous and inconceivable will...

Place Vendome has been the heart beat and centre of the world luxury for 300 years. Karl Lagarfeld for his new Chanel Haute Couture FW11 collection has recreated Place Vendome at night inside the huge Grand Palais decorated with all neon lights. The models were catwalking around a big Chanel...

It's always fun when the music starts going and the models strut down in clothes that literally inspire you! Well that's how I felt after seeing these pictures of the Chanel Haute Couture Show in Paris yesterday. Yes it's not for the average fashionista but I thought you girlies who love a...

Why do I get the feeling that Riccardo Tisci is fighting some kind of sartorial fight in his couture collections? His meticulously sewn and embroidered looks seem ready to come to life and fight for their sartorial rights. Or more. The work of an artistically tormented soul, Riccardo Tisci‘s...

The only fashion shows in the world I like to watch more than the annual Victoria's Secret show (just kidding XD) are the Haute Couture shows in Paris. As I said in my Haute Couture post last july, I admire the craftsmanship of each and every piece in a Haute Couture show and love the almost...

Italian designer Giorgio Armani for this collection, decided it was time to open his treasure chest to show the world -this- jewels. Shimmery acid pieces where shown this afternoon at Paris' opening day of Haute Couture Printemps/Été 2011. Not afraid of colour, Giorgio Armani send to the...

January 24, 2011 Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011 The Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011 show is on Tuesday and it will be shown at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines. Chanel posted a preview of the invite on Chanel News and it's posted below. It's difficult to get a read on what the...

decades ago, the now legendary fashion illustrator Rene Gruau revolutionized the world of fashion with his illustrations which featured bold colors and the exaggerated strokes of his brush. Gruau's history at the house of Christian Dior served as the source of inspiration for John Galliano's...

The haute couture shows last week in Paris were a feast for the eyes! Mine in particular! Not only the clothes, but the magnificent staging created to showcase each designer's individual creative vision. It was also a time for a couture debut for one designer and for a sadly missing head...

Check out pictures from the Chanel Haute Couture show that don't include Rihanna's nipple ring. Fashion pizza is a thing. This food artist created pizza that looks exactly like Anna Wintour. Find out what celebs wore this past weekend at Glastonbury Music Festival besides rain boots....

 

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