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
For the Chanel Spring 2014 collection, the Grand Palais was transformed into a gigantic white-walled hangar of paintings and sculptures—quintessential Basel or Frieze—all seventy-five of them made by Lagerfeld during his Summer of Prodigious Creativi... READ MORE
For the Victoria Beckham Spring 2014 collection, the designer continued her development this season with a line up that felt like precisely the right evolutionary step.
Moving away from the bodycon pieces that so defined her work when she started he... READ MORE
The Burberry Spring 2014 collection showed Christopher Bailey’s endless versatility and savvy way of remaking the brand's iconic ingredients, while adding more on the way.
The trench coat, this time spun into sugary pastels, made a softer, stud-free... READ MORE