Haute Couture

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 16:41 in

Clothes

Byzantine Icons

Forever be on the cutting-edge of fashion in flirty tops like this carbon pleated jersey scoop neck tunic from Design History.read more

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:16 in

Magazines & Editorials

Haute Couture

For March 2011 fashion editorial A Precious Glam, published in Vogue Italy Estonian top model Carmen Kaas plays a sly, elegant woman from high society, a strong-minded heiress looking a lot like ...read more

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 11:23 in

Fashion Photography

Haute Couture

Here is another proof of Steven Meisel's photographic artistry in the form of a fashion editorial simply entitled “Couture”. With a styling that reminds me of 18th century European royal court paintings and especially of Queen Marie Antoinette, these...read more

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 10:21 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

Riccardo Tisci has done for Givenchy what Nicolas Ghesquière achieved at Balenciaga: making the brand his own, giving it a young, modern, urban edge. Of course the classic Givenchy spirit remains intact through sharp tailoring and attention to...read more

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 08:54 in

Fashion Photography

Haute Couture

Blue-blooded socialite, style-icon and haute-couture maniacal collector Daphne Guinness plays the main part in the "Future Couture" fashion editorial featured in Italian Vogue. The pictures, that emanate a strong ‘80s Sci-Fi movie' atmosphere, are done by...read more

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 02:02 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

Chic Française, undeniable freshness and charming humour, the spring 2009 collection, based on "an imaginary mixed school" is the second one for designer Alexis Mabille presented during Haute Couture season in Paris. Young couturier Alexis...read more

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 10:00 in

Fashion Photography

Haute Couture

Karl Lagerfeld steps again behind the camera for the October 2008 issue of UK Harper's Bazaar and shows us how a Duchess should look like. Playing the part of eccentric Georgina, the Duchess of Devonshire is her descendant, mysterious icon Stella...read more

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 04:49 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

Michelangelo's oeuvres provided Elie Saab with a rich color inspiration, which went from sienna brown to cerulean blue to old pink and powder hue, while Renaissance style was a good pretext for shaping taffeta, muslin, tulle and organza into extravagant...read more

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 01:49 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

First couture show for young designer Alessandra Facchinetti brought a fresh vibe to the Italian fashion house of Valentino. The starting point was a new strong romanticism, without the typical Valentino sweetness. Alessandra found inspiration in van Dyck...read more

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 03:33 in

All things chic

Haute Couture

Ray Caesar's paintings intrigue me in a way few artists do. You can consider them fantasy portrayals of beautiful, delicate youthful women, but if you look close enough you'll see that characters are not exactly what they seem to be. They are...read more

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 02:52 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

Valentino Garavani said goodbye to fashion world with his last couture show held on the 23rd of January, 2008. And what a farewell it was! The collection was an impressive array of over seventy outfits celebrating a long and successful career. It...read more

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 12:15 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

"An Angel Passing By", Christian Lacroix spring 2008 couture collection is a delightful mix of exuberant designs, all accessorized with ombre-tinted tights. Christian Lacroix delights as usual with his spring/summer 2008 couture collection presented...read more

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 07:55 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

A.V. Hash's couture spring 2008 collections is best described by sheer fabrics cleverly cut into viable clothes using layering and pleating techniques as well as strategically placed beading. Anne Valérie Hash (1971, Paris) graduated from Chambre...read more

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:28 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

Givenchy Spring 2008 Couture Show, held at Paris on the 22nd of January, started with designer's friend and house mascot Mariacarla Boscono dressed in a sharp black doublet jacket and a molded circle skirt with a white frilled lining edging out. Givenchy...read more

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:36 in

Designer Collection

Haute Couture

Latest Atelier Versace collection showed some gorgeous long gowns, fit for the red carpet: draping, pleats, long mermaid-y tails in white, black and striking shades of red, copper, turquoise or midnight blue. Donatella Versace presented the spring...read more

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 09:14 in

Fashion Photography

Diva magazine

"They are beautiful as the angels and worship-worthy as one thousand Saints: Diva shows the precious couture creations." The December issue of the Austrian magazine, Diva, features an amazing Byzantine-Icons-inspired...read more

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:45 in

All things chic

summer 2008 collections

This is good news for those menswear trend lovers. If, till now, the vest put together a relaxed boyish look, worn with t-shirts and short shorts or with loose shirts and bermudas, this season it’s all about a grown-up look. The Menswear Vest...read more