Dream of Couture – Giambattista Valli played with hard and soft elements for his sophomore haute couture collection presented in Paris this week. Feminine touches of lace, flowers and sequins are juxtaposed with streamlined silhouettes for spring. Valli even included outerwear with sheer capes and a more embellished take on a sixties housecoat. Models also wore large floral hair ornaments to match stunning gowns in hues of plum, fuchsia, ivory and black.
Couture Mood – With spring 2012 Haute Couture, Dior atelier Bill Gaytten delivers a ladylike collection featuring a tame color palette of ash, black, plum and ivory. Cinched waists, sheer tops and full, pleated skirts dominate the runway this season. Playing with prints, the Dior woman also wears hounds tooth, floral patterns and gradient lines for spring. The finale dresses were demure as well, showing a moody mix of black and grey with just a touch of sparkle.
The Print Life – Patricia van der Vliet takes on classic styling with modern prints for the October issue of Vogue Spain lensed by Greg Kadel. Outfitted in bold shapes by Miu Miu, Givenchy, Celine, Balenciaga and others styled by Havana Laffitte, Patricia luxuriates against sun and sky. Patricia’s retro look is then completed with voluminous curls by Raymond Mclaren and dewy makeup by Mariel Barerra.
The New Luxury – Patricia van der Vliet stars in the spring-summer campaign for luxury accessories label, Nadine Paris. Photographed by Sharif Hamza, Patricia is smoky eyed and alluring against a backdrop of lush furs and animal prints.
A Darker Shade of Grey – Ellen von Unwerth’s usual camp style takes a more darker tone for Grey’s spring-summer issue with cover girl Patricia van der Vliet donning sexy lingerie with the elegant designs of Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and others. Styled by Lotta Volkova Adam, Patricia looks like a seductress with a wicked plan.
Bars and Stripes – Bold stripes are in for spring and the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar US pays tribute to the graphic trend by highlighting designs from the likes of Prada, Max Mara, Marc by Marc Jacobs and others. Starring Patricia van der Vliet lensed by Richard Burbridge, fashion editor Clare Richardson pairs color with prints for a high octane shoot.
Lachlan Bailey reunites with model Patricia van der Vliet for the April edition of Vogue Nippon where glamour and grunge collide. Capturing vibrant seventies inspired garments styled by Clare Richardson, designs from labels such as Miu Miu, Christopher Kane and Emilio Pucci take center stage in When Life Was Young.
Patricia van der Vliet takes to the telephone booth for Sonia Rykiel’s spring 2011 campaign, calling the world about Rykiel’s effortlessly chic clothing featuring color blocking and a play with proportion. Photographed by Cédric Buchet, Patricia dons frizzy hair to perfect the Parisian look.
Patricia van der Vliet is a retro beauty for the January 14th edition of Elle France. In front of Tesh’s lens, Patricia V is the perfect combination girlish whimsy and womanly sophistication in the feminine stylings of Tamara Taichman. Sporting an array of sharp blazers paired with delicate prints, Patricia has a dream wardrobe featuring the work of Celine, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli and others in Avis de Beau Temps.