Was my initial reaction as my eyes began to drink in what was, in my opinion, undoubtedly one of the richest collections of Couture Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011. A spectacle in every sense of the word, Gaultier's couture collection brashly rejected the sweet-as-pie sixties revival we've...

– Photo by Bauer Griffin) Olivia Palermo, Bianca Brandolini and guest attend the Giambatista Valli Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011/2012 show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Galerie De La Madeleine on July 4, 2011 in Paris, France. (July 3, 2011 – Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images...

It was pure sartorial bliss at yesterday's Valentino show, where one of the fashion industry's trick ponies turned out a subdued, dare I even say minimalist collection with pastoral overtones. Gorgeous handpleated and hand rouched chiffon dresses in ethereal and sheer neutral tones glided down...

Not only is this a departure for any designer, but this is Haute Couture - no allowances for real life are usually made. And it is in this that the real scandal lies. Once again, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel resets the bar and dazzles us with incredible workmanship and innovative ideas. He is in...

Check out the enchanting, amazing, stylish, trendy and downright gorgeous ensembles at the Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Chanel Fashion Show Photocall at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on July 3. Ana Girardot is elegant and on trend in this off-white number with...

S-S 2013 Paris Fashion Week Chanel Haute-Couture Similar to Stephane Rolland's show, the focus of the makeup here too was the eyes – heavy use of eye shadow and liner extending into spidery veins. S-S 2013 Chanel Paris Fashion Week Lagerfield always manages to epitomise the female...

Typically, those who don't pay much attention to Paris men's week are keenly interested in what immediately follows: haute couture! This season, it begins the very next day. So we thought, with both of them coming up, now would be a good time to tell you about a little exhibition at MoMu in...

The vast Valentino exhibit that opened today at London's Somerset House is a departure from the sometimes stuffy world of haute couture. Envisioned as a reverse fashion show, visitors walk down a central runway to view the 130 gowns on mannequins that make up the audience. Grouped by color to...

Not when she was dressed by Riccardo Tisci in head-to-toe Givenchy Haute Couture, starting with a cape hand-embroidered with gold metal pieces, studs, crystals, sequins and paillettes, followed by a black gladiator-style mini-dress with a leopard print short cape, and ending with a black silk...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

 

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