Susan Tabak home This season, with Azzaro awaiting the arrival of a new designer, Mathilde Castello Branco (who will make her debut with Fall 2012), an in-house design team put together a small, capsule collection of evening wear. Most of it was quite lovely, but very different from the...

Yiqing samples Susan Tabak's first fragrance, Sortir le Soir Yiqing and Susan After I'd walked through the entire collection, Yiqing and I sat outside the suite on a lovely terrace (with a view of Paris to die for). We chatted a bit about her work, and about her incredible passion to...

It's another beautiful Indian Summer day in early-autumn Paris, and another day spent previewing the Spring/Summer Prêt-à-Porter for 2012. First, join Susan at the Lanvindéfilé, where the star-studded audience is wowed by a parade of lean, leggy models in sleek jumpsuits, slim skirts and...

Susan Tabak home Susan outside the Anthony Vaccarello show Just four short seasons ago, I received an email from Anthony Vacarello (an unknown designer at the time), inviting me to his very small presentation at Galerie Joyce in the Palais Royal. As I've said before, discovering new talent...

Susan Tabak home Spanish actress Rossy de Palma opens the Manish Arora show I've passed the Manish Arora boutique many times while in Paris, and a friend in New York works for the company, so the name was familiar. But after receiving an invitation to this season's show, I realized I knew...

Susan Tabak home I'm a big fan of the MonclerGamme Rouge collection, and this season was no exception. Giambattista Valli has taken the brand to an entirely new level, and I'm enjoying the evolution. Once again, the set was dramatic and romantic: the interior of the Couvent de Cordeliers had...

Guy Laroche Spring 2012 Susan and Michelle Harper, both wearing Guy Laroche In honor of Marcel, I wore a red satin dress from his current collection: red's a great color for me that I don't wear often enough. I had it altered to be a touch shorter than it was on the runway, because that's

Join Susan as she takes in the Spring 2012 collections at two storied French houses: Guy Laroche and Carven. At the former, artistic director Marcel Marongiu breathes new life into the brand with feminine clothes inspired by "art, architecture, movies and emotion"–all variations on...

Susan with Junko Shimada Junko Shimada has been around for a long time and her experience shows. After the presentation, she invited her guests to enjoy a lovely buffet (and served us some much-appreciated Champagne). Meanwhile, Stylia TV took advantage of the setting to interview me for...

Susan Tabak home There's no question: Alber Elbaz simply loves women. I've worn some of his designs for years, and continue to pull them out of my closet again and again. His runway shows for Lanvin are always upbeat, even in these tough times. Alber believes in a woman's strength, and...

 

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