The Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2014 Haute Couture collection was an entomologist’s inventory of the glittering and fluttering denizens of the cabaret. The silhouettes – and their monikers – all had something of a butterfly at their core. “Cardinale”, ... READ MORE
Raf Simons presented the Christian Dior Spring 2014 Haute Couture Collection, a veritable ode to femininity in the gardens of the Musée Rodin. A subtle tribute inspired by the many faces of the flower-woman of today: that of insouciance, in an evenin... READ MORE
The event that took place on the 21st of January marks a new stage in the Giorgio Armani Privé One Night Only series, which has taken place in some of the most important cities in the world such as London in 2006, Beijing in 2012, and New York in 201... READ MORE
The elegant Chanel Spring 2015 Haute Couture set conjured up a retro 1930s nightclub vibe this season. Its cool pearl grey bench seating, glass and chrome finishings and graphic striped walls looking as if it they had been transported directly from t... READ MORE
For the Rochas Spring 2014 collection, the classics made unconventional through obsessive fabric development, for one thing, and for another, a genuine penchant for the strange. For evidence of said strangeness, see the models' slingback flats decora... READ MORE
For the Isabel Marant Spring 2014 collection, "It's the contrast of two ideas that I'm always trying to work with," said the designer.
The first look out put that statement into motion, with its strong-shouldered black jacket counterpointing a not-m... READ MORE
For the Lacoste Spring 2014 collection, designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista explored the idea of lightness both in his choice of fabrics and his unusual color palette. One that moved from terracotta and grass green shades all the way to the palest of p... READ MORE
For the Lanvin Spring 2014 collection, the over-the-top use of shine in Alber Elbaz's collection was overwhelming.
The fabrics were put through a variety of processes—stonewashed, vaporized, slashed, and broken—and Elbaz's playful tackling of the mo... READ MORE
For the Elie Saab Spring 2014 collection, the designer went back to the garden. "A Lace Garden," he called it. There were scads of the stuff in his pretty collection today, all in the colors of flowers: camellia white, rosy pink, bright bougainvillea... READ MORE
For the Temperley London Spring 2014 collection, the season dipped in heady, ethereal romance. The designer dreamt about celebrating life in a rich, full and fragrant Sicilian adventure, dressed in luxurious fabrics with detailed textures and delicat... READ MORE
Polka dots, Grecian temples, gold coins and medals, almond blossom and gold lace are at the center of the Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2014 collection. The womenswear collection is based on a dreamlike interpretation of a journey in the lands of the Ma... READ MORE
For all its superficial charm, the Alberta Ferretti Spring 2014 collection was intensely technical: smocked mousseline, embossed plissé, placed floral prints. Familiarity with the terminology doesn't necessarily increase appreciation of the garment, ... READ MORE