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Jean Paul Gaultier Sends Vamps Down the Runway for Fall Couture

Jean Paul Gualtier Fall/Winter 2014–While last couture season it was all about butterflies, Jean Paul Gaultier’s inspiration took a more ghoulish turn for his fall-winter 2014 haute couture collection. Vampires in fact were the main…

Valentino Shows Goddess Couture for Fall

Valentino Fall/Winter 2014 Haute Couture—Valentino designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli were inspired by a Pre-Raphaelite art for the Italian brand’s fall-winter 2014 collection. While the theme may conjure to mind the dark image…

Elie Saab’s Fall Couture Collection is an Ode to the City of Light

Elie Saab Fall 2014 Haute Couture–Inspired by Paris, the City of Light, Elie Saab presented a collection of grandeur and ethereality for his fall-winter 2014 haute couture show. The Elie Saab woman glitters, shines and…

Armani Privé Makes It All About Red, White and Black for Fall Couture

Armani Privé Fall/Winter 2014 Haute Couture–Red, white and black from a lacquer box. That is the theme of Armani Privé’s fall-winter 2014 haute couture collection presented in Paris yesterday. The outing started with clean and…

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Chanel’s Fall 2014 Couture Show Gets Sculptural

Chanel Fall/Winter 2014 Haute Couture–Paying homage to Le Corbusier, an influential architect from the 20th century, Chanel’s fall-winter 2014 haute couture show was a fusion of “more is more” luxury and understated demureness. This season,…

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Giambattista Valli Goes Old Hollywood for Fall 2014 Couture

Giambattista Valli Fall/Winter 2014–Presenting his seventh haute couture collection, Italian designer Giambattista Valli traded in princess party chic for relaxed luxury with the fall 2014 season. One could imagine the Valli woman posing poolside in…

Dior’s Fall 2014 Couture Show Takes a Trip Through Time & Space

Dior Haute Couture Fall 2014–As with his last couture showing, Raf Simons served up an eclectic selection of looks for Dior’s fall 2014 haute couture runway presentation in Paris. The theme of this season focuses…

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Atelier Versace Does Body-Con Haute Couture for Fall 2014 Show

Atelier Versace Fall 2014 Haute Couture–Channeling the classic silhouette of fifties couture, the fall 2014 collection from Atelier Versace gave its own interpretation of ball gowns. While constructed bodices and tailoring were the main themes…

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Azzaro to Return to Paris Couture Week + Photos of its Spring Capsule Collection

After a 30-year hiatus, French fashion house Azzaro will return to show off-calendar during Paris Couture Week in July, reports Women’s Wear Daily. The decision for the brand to return comes after the brand tapped…

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Ling Yue in Floral Couture for Elle Hong Kong by Michèle Bloch-Stuckens

Floral Wonderland—Nothing quite says spring like florals, and nothing quite says luxe like couture. Luckily, the May issue of Elle Hong Kong gives us both with a shoot called “Floral Wonderland”. Model Ling Yue poses…