At Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring 2012 runway show, the bright colors and dramatic eyeliner we saw at previous seasons were swapped out for a softer look that consisted of shimmery eyelids (try Dior Garden Pastels 5-Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette for the look), a flick of black liquid...

The "Warrior Woman" was a recurring theme at the Haute Couture this season. Jan Taminiau, a Dutch-born designer, is the creative director behind the up-and-coming label Jantaminiau, and his spring collection, Tarnished Beauty, included the warrior woman in sequin-trimmed dresses and metal...

For her Spring-Summer 2012 Haute Couture collection, Dilek Hanif draws inspiration from the 1990s, evoking in her creations the careless spirit, the bold lines, and the joyful vibrations that characterized the fashion. The sophisticated material and colour contrast combines different fabrics...

In the first part of this video, join Susan at the Bouchra Jarrardéfilé in Paris. Bouchra shows during the Haute Couture, but her clothes are actually ready-to-wear (although very fine examples of such). Unlike some maisons, Bouchra focuses on daywear–clothes you would reach for again and...

Susan Tabak home Basil Soda is a Lebanese designer whose work I don't know very well, so I was eager to see his Haute Couture collection this season in Paris. The short, three-day "week" made for a tight schedule, and required careful planning to see everything I wanted. (As it was, I almost...

Dubai-based designer Furne Amato of Amato Haute Couture is my new 'protégé'. I love his architectural designs, which has also enchanted celebrities such as Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Lopez. For his Spring-Summer 2012 fashion show at Dubai Fashion Week, Amato Haute Couture counted...

PARIS, Jan 25, 2011 / FW/ — Who said Haute Couture shouldn't be vibrant and fun? This season for his debut collection as a guest member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, Julien Fournié pushed the envelope and delivered a spectacularly entertaining and passionate collection. The...

" Christian Dior, Haute Couture Spring 2012 Preview, Photo by Kevin Tachman But do we want anything to be mild come couture season? There was very little shockvalue in this collection, designed under the supervision of Bill Gaytten. However, what it lacked in electricity was definitely...

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...

A man's love of women and sports can somehow find a place in Givenchy's Spring 2012 Couture Collection. Riccardo Tisci created an eerie, true-to-brand display of twisted beauty with crocodile skin, missed with the darkness and purity of black and white. Facial jewelry is a trend throughout the...

 

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