un moment avec Lee Paris, France Technology is not what one thinks of regarding Haute Couture, on the contrary it evokes a bespoke tradition of handcrafted luxury. Julien Fournié is clearly not one to follow all the rules. Working closely with FashionLab, a technology incubator, he developed...

In the spirit of Gianni Versace who previously held his couture shows at the Ritz, Donatella put the Versace Haute Couture Fall 2012 Fashion Show in the same décor. Add her comments about feminism being dead and you'll have a clear perspective over where this couture show was headed: the last...

Jan Taminiau's fall winter 2012 Haute Couture show was about creating a fantasy, a visual voyage that evoked another time very much governed by nature. Bringing to mind the idea of Savage Beauty, the theme of the MET's Alexander McQueen exhibit, there was a raw and eerie softness in the...

More from the Paris haute couture Fall/Winter 2012-13 collections to follow.

Valentino Fall 2012 Haute Couture as imagined by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciolitook a radically different direction than the usual bow'n'roll red hued Valentino collections. Either that, or we have a new reigning color for fall. Blue is the new Red? {style} If you like this...

Giambatista Valli's fall 2012 haute couture show. Models walked the catwalk in elaborate dresses full of drama. Meters upon meters of voluminous textiles were finished with frills at the neck that looked like flowers. GIAMBATISTA VALLI Haute Couture Fall...

Dior Haute Couture fall/winter 2012-13 is the first collection under the creative direction of Raf Simons. After so many years with John Galliano at the helm, the transition appears to have been both easy and smooth. DIOR HAUTE COUTURE Fall...

Susan Tabak home Julien Fournié, as a "guest member" of the Chambre Sydicale de la Haute Couture, is invited to present his collection during the Paris show schedule. But leave it to Julien to find a unique venue–he unveiled his 5th collection at Showcase, a boîte de nuit. Julien has a...

My thoughts on the Dior Haute Couture Fall 2012 Collection: Obvi this red gown is very beautiful but I can't say the same with so many of the other looks. I'm just gonnna come out and say it.. Couture that is sellable is boring. This collection was giving me ready to wear realness and I...

It's official: all the mad glamour, all the sparkling drama and the theatrical joy brought by Galliano's Haute Couture collections are gone, gone, gone! Style praised Raf SimonsfirstHaute Couture Fall 2012 collection for Christian Dior and that's the end of it. Better forget the extravagance...

 

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