by the paintings of Marie Laurencin , namely the portrait she did of Mademoiselle Chanel, for the Spring 2011 Haute Couture collection. The portrait of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel hangs in the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris and they have an interesting anecdote posted on their site: In 1923...

," which will feature haute couture and ready-to-wear designs inspired by punk. The show, which will be co-chaired by actress Rooney Mara, Givenchy's creative director Riccardo Tisci, Moda Operandi's co-founder Lauren Santo Domingo and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, will run from May 9 to...

Who: Actress Halle Berry who accepted the Lacoste Spotlight Award Where: 13th Annual Costumer Designers Guild Awards held in Los Angeles Wearing: A raspberry-red, chiffon Elie Saab gown with lace detailing and a grosgrain belt from the Haute Couture spring/summer 2011 collection Verdict:...

Just In from the offices of CHANEL: "We are pleased to announce the following celebrities wearing CHANEL to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Benefit on Monday, May 2nd, 2011. KIRSTEN DUNST wearing a sequin embroidered dress from the Fall/Winter 2010/11 Haute Couture...

There were many starlets that wore Chanel Beauté on the red carpet at the 2011 Costume Institute Gala – and there wore those that wore haute couture. I've always wondered why more actresses didn't wear Chanel couture on the red carpet and last night the ladies did not disappoint. Chanel was...

I liked this Jean Paul Gaultier show , it had a lot of fun, burlesque-y, cabaret costume pieces that look chic and luxe. The strong points were the coat dresses, the lace and ruffle trims, and the colour palette of black and red. But a few of the pieces felt a bit too ready-to-wear (and this...

CELESTIAL FIRE LOTUS RING A 24.13-carat rubellite "eye" surrounded by diamond-set petals. The shank is engraved to resemble the lotus stem. Natural fancy vivid yellow, gray, and white diamonds, natural Burmese rubies, Colombian emeralds, demantoid garnets, tsavorites, faint to intense...

haha I love the Galliano costume great one! Just be careful of what you say :P A friend of mine is going as Margot Tenembaum (wish I thought of it first!) I had the idea of going as a haute couture model, doing extravagant make-up and hair, and making my own outfit in the form of...

" The looks are said to try to mix Rihanna's stage style with the classic style of Givenchy's haute couture show and Riccardo Tisci's own sportswear and masculine design style. In a press release the designer said, "I enjoyed making these looks: Rihanna represents what young and amazing...

Here, this is a fashionable piece that doesn't veer into costume territory. Of course, it could easily be used as a haute couture Halloween necklace. (Especially if you are playing a beheaded Marie Antoinette.) Although vampire bites don't look like this, if you behead a vampire (a popular...

 

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