Hamish Bowles, couture collector, existential exhibitionist (he contributed to Savage Beauty as well) and culture vulture – paid proper ode to Mr. McQueen – in mad plaid. Hamish Bowles is mad for plaid, in McQueen and custom Louboutin. Photo: Barneys NY. A checkered character, indeed....

un moment avec Lee Paris, France In the broad sense, Haute Couture can really go one of two ways: embellished or structured. Stephane Rolland proved again in his Summer 2012 Couture collection that he is a master of structure and shape. To celebrate his 10th collection, the designer needed...

An impressive setting, the space itself was held amongst segments of crumbled French monuments; an appropriate backdrop for one of the most prominent current symbols of French patrimony, the Haute Couture collections. Stephen Rolland has been a member of the syndicate de la Haute Couture...

PARIS - seemingly merging the popularization of more minimal concepts to haute couture technique, the stéphane rolland haute couture collection was one of my favorites this season. at the age of 20, rolland became creative director of menswear at french fashion house, balenciaga, where he...

Who says, like, couture is like, dead? Giambattista Valli Fall 2011 Haute Couture - the craft lives on. It's toooootally nawt! Thanks to a designer like Giambattista Valli, who debuted his first Haute Couture collection in Paris today, the craft continues on. I will leave my musings...

Wintour in Chanel Couture. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/FilmMagic. It's no secret that she is quite loyal to Karl, but her choice not to wear McQueen really surprised me tonight. I am guessing she didn't wear classic Alexander McQueen so as not to offend Ms. Burton and she opted not to...

Haute Couture collection by French designer Stephane Rolland presented Tuesday, July 5, featured a great spectacle – the models were sent down the catwalk entirely gothed out. Models walked the runway of black colour during the Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011/2012 in Paris. The...

Jury members at Cannes are the hardest hit when it comes to haute couture – they need sooo much sartorial stuff for non-stop photo ops. Hong Kong über producer and 2011 jury member, Nansun Shi pulled off some very unique looks during Cannes – no easy feat with the international jet-set crowd...

Stephane Rolland Spring 2011 Haute Couture - a gown fit for a May goddess. ...but it certainly left its mark. Who says beauty is supposed to be flawless? Mark my words – we have not been stained in vain. Ms. May, we have worn your lessons well. We will rise to sing,...

I just wish he would leave out the big jewels: the gowns would be prettier! Susan with Stéphane Rolland, after the show When I spoke to Stéphane after the show, he talked about two sources of inspiration: China, and his collaboration with Carmen. I so identified with what Stéphane said...

 

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