Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Painting is at the heart of the Chanel Fall Winter 2021-2022 Haute Couture collection: “It was when I rediscovered these portraits of Gabrielle Chanel dressed up in black or white 1880s-style dresses, that I immediately thought about tableaux,” explains Virginie Viard. “Works by Berthe Morisot, Marie Laurencin and Édouard Manet. There are impressionist-inspired dresses, skirts that look like paintings and a long white satin dress punctuated with black bows like Morisot’s…” It made perfect sense…

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Valentino Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Valentino Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Another fabulous fairy-tale of Pierpaolo Piccioli, artistic director of Maison Valentino, unfolded today, as a final firework of Haute Couture fashion week in Paris. Indeed Valentino house presented in Paris, but this time the show took place in Venice. Driven by the need to create a community of artists around Maison Valentino, convinced that painting is to contemporary art what Haute Couture is to fashion, the Artistic Director Pierpaolo Piccioli brings a group to the…

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Divine Haute Couture

Divine Haute Couture

We were in the city of light, Paris, and it certainly was that, a city of light, and magic as well, especially when it comes to Haute Couture. Indeed, we had specifically journeyed to Paris for Haute Couture Week Autumne–Hiver 2015–2016 to join our good friend and colleague, Eleonora De Gray, who is Editor–in–Chief of Runway Magazine in Paris, for as many shows as we could attend. To our delight, Mademoiselle De Gray had secured…

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Romantic Summer of Parisian Haute Couture Fashion Week 2011

Romantic Summer of Parisian Haute Couture Fashion Week 2011

Parisian Haute Couture Fashion Week is always a great parade of wonderful surprises and  discoveries. It is the archetype of all collections from the past and present came together to represent the iconic styles of great romantic woman today. The new collection by John Galliano mirrors the early beginnings of Dior. The collection is distinctive of its charming and ultra feminine ladies of the 1950′s, such icons as Crudelia De Vil and high society housewives are…

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