The dramatic, modern yet traditional haute couture collection by Jean Paul Gaultier may start a few trends which will not be seen until at least the fall 2012, or perhaps later, ready-to-wear runway collections. Fashion savvy onlookers will wait with baited breath Jean Paul Gaultier haute...

So there we go: Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2011. Sans Galliano. It's like a lifeless mannequin parading up and down the catwalk, with no music, no sparkle, nothing. I'm not trying to diminish the importance of Galliano's defamatory declarations, I'm just trying to say that this Dior...

I was so excited to hear that Giambattista Valli was going to be showing haute couture this season, he is the perfect designer to make the transition from ready to wear into haute couture. In fact, a lot of his ready to wear is very couture-like. This collection was very predictable, but in a...

It's very difficult to explain the sheer craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into the only 10 looks of the Givenchy Fall 2011 Couture collection. Photos never do justice when we are talking hundreds of hours of fine handwork. The lightness and heavenly presence the collection...

Ontem, após os desfiles de Versace e de Dior, Giambattista Valli desfilou em Paris as suas propostas de Haute Couture para esta Primavera/Verão. Confesso que há certos modelos que já estou a ver desfilar na red carpet da cerimónia dos Oscares, e apesar da paleta de Giambattista ter sido com...

Timeless beauty Berenice Bejo wore the Giambattista Valli Haut Couture gown with a stunning tangerine print. The drama and glamour is undeniable but it is the color and print that is inspiring me to shop for this look to bring to my everyday. Alice + Olivia Robin One-Shoulder Maxi Dress at...

Couture, How I Remembered It - Armani Privé Haute Couture Fall 2011 Th thought this collection was really personal to me, I loved the dramatic forced idea that came through. It reminded me when I first got int fashion when I was 9 and I was watching a Valentino couture show. Super dramatic...

Where: At the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes Film Festival and the 'Moonrise Kingdom' premiere Wearing: In a custom-made silk draped one-shoulder mint green Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown Verdict: Wow, wow, wow!!!! This is what I was expecting, gorgeous from the word go, I love...

Giambattista Valli's couture collection didn't feel particularly new (I spotted Viktor and Rolf ideas, as well as a bit of Mary Katrantzou and Valentino) nor was it very exciting. But couture doesn't need to be those things, it needs to be beautiful and it needs to be different from ready to...

When Jennifer Lawrence jokingly said she didn't know what haute couture meant at the Golden Globes, far too much of the population probably shook their heads in agreement. Oh, how I wish I could show each one of them Giambattista Valli's Couture Spring 2013 line to differentiate between haute...

 

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