Helena Christensen met with the winning pair in October 2011 for the exclusive photo shoot that produced the exquisitely seductive images for the SWAROVSKI CRYSTALLIZED™ S/S 2012 campaign. Christensen stated: "It was a pleasure to photograph two exciting, new and vibrant faces. I think...

Giambattista Valli was born to design couture. I am not saying his prêt-a-porter collections are bad. They are fresh and interesting. But his couture ranges (two of them have been presented so far) are absolutely incredible. The one he unveiled for Spring 2012 left me...

Slips on Rose-tone brass Swarovski crystals, double wrap-around band, double-skull embellishment Shown here with: Acne top, Chloé ring, Burberry London skirt, Christian Louboutin shoes, Alexander McQueen bag. Tags: Alexander McQueen, Alexander McQueen bracelet, bracelet, Bracelets,...

Couture Week Fall 2012: Armani Privé, Elie Saab, Giambattista Valli, Azzedine Allaïa and Jean Paul Gaultier Due to my lack of planning skills, I have to write this (Haute) Couture post days after Couture week ended in Paris. But I really wanted to say a little something about it. I'm not...

A breathtakingly beautiful appearance on the 2012 SAG AwardsRed Carpet tonight: Natalie Portman! She's really looking amazing! Luckily she got out of that pink dress she was wearing for the Golden Globes and put this fabulous Giambattista Valli deep plum dress! It's definitely more...

Our latest Paris Fashion Week autumn–winter 2012–13 videos feature Giambattista Valli, Chloé and Pedro Lourenço, as well as a new highlight reel. Giambattista Valli also took a geometric approach for autumn–winter 2012–13, with prints for dresses, tops and trousers. He also adopted plaid and a...

Valli's Demure Luxe – After last season's luxe ethereal showing, Giambattista Valli turned down the volume for his namesake label's fall 2012 collection presented during Paris Fashion Week. An autumn color palette of black, ivory and scarlet set the stage for bold, graphic prints and ladylike...

Haute Couture Spring 2012: Elie Saab, Valentino, Alexis Mabille and Giambattista Valli Elie Saab With a rainbow of pastel sorbet shades of pink, peach, yellow, mint green, and baby blue, there was a light-as-air feel to Elie Saab's collection, which I am sure we will be seeing on the red...

I always get excited when Couture Fashion Week rolls around, and if the start of the spring 2012 couture shows are anything to go by, this week is going to be awesome. The first catwalk show that I've fallen for is the Giambattista Valli collection. If we don't see some of these...

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...

 

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