Siren Couture – After last season’s tribute to Japan, Giorgio Armani dreamed up a sultry, siren-like vision for the Armani Privé spring 2012 collection. The season’s most standout color was undoubtedly green–from neon chartreuse to forest green–the unlikely hue had its moment in Paris Haute Couture after appearing at Atelier Versace earlier this week. Slinky… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]
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… [Read More]