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Dior Fall 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Inspired Dior – Marking the first haute couture collection not designed by John Galliano in fifteen years, Dior unveiled its fall 2011 couture garments at the Musée Rodin today. The design team, led by Bill…

Valentino Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Closing Paris Haute Couture Week, Valentino designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli present a showing of iridescent materials, ruffles and long and loose-fitting silhouettes. A couture dream featuring feminine frocks of lace and…

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

A cross between punk rock and Parisian glamour, the spring 2011 couture showing from Jean Paul Gaultier was certainly not one lacking drama. Models donned faux-hawks, form-fitting silhouettes and sheer materials for a surprising mix…

Elie Saab Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

One thing that’s always consistent about Paris Haute Couture is Elie Saab’s romantic and fairytale-esque gowns, and the spring 2011 season happens to be no exception to the rule. With soft lavender, silver and yellow…

Givenchy Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Givenchy’s spring 2011 couture showing gives way to another presentation this season with ten looks by designer Riccardo Tisci. Unique to the showing was a cast of all Asian models including Shu Pei, Ming Xi,…

Chanel Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Chanel’s spring 2011 showing for Paris Haute Couture Week sent a bevy of snow queens down the runway with a muted color palette of silvery grays and pristine white hues. Airy silhouettes took the catwalk…

Armani Privé Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Armani Privé goes into a futuristic direction for Paris Haute Couture with long and sleek silhouettes, jewel tones and metallics. Accented by disk shaped hats and full coverage masks, Armani Privé brings bold sci-fi looks…

Dior Spring 2011 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Dior started off Paris Haute Couture week today showing off retro silhouettes and bold makeup for a strong spring 2011 showing. Voluminous shapes were accessorized with cinched waists, airy hats and decadent masks. John Galliano…

Valentino | Paris Haute Couture Fall 2010

As with last season, the fall collection from Valentino’s Haute Couture line takes some risks with its exaggerated proportions and structural complexities. Yet whatever risks the collection may take, they are offset by a cool…

Jean Paul Gaultier | Paris Haute Couture Fall 2010

Jean Paul Gaultier explored classic Parisian fashion with his fall Haute Couture collection by showcasing high turbans, dramatic 1940s silhouettes and even Eiffel Tower decorated stockings. Models (and burlesque performer Dita von Teese) glided down…