HAUTE COUTURE

Valentino Haute Couture 2014

Valentino Haute Couture 2014

  by Lauren Kaplan

DESIGNER: Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli INSPIRATION: The designers wanted to explore how to work with “memory and the future” in one show. TRENDS: The toga, leather belts wrapped around the waist, monochromatic [...]

Tags: haute couture, Blake Lively, carine roitfeld, Cate Blanchett, couture, Kim Kardashian, Maria Grazia Chiuri, nicole kidman, Pierpaolo Piccioli, valentino
Chanel Haute Couture 2014

Chanel Haute Couture 2014

  by Lauren Kaplan

DESIGNER: Karl Lagerfeld INSPIRATION: Le Corbusier goes to Versailles TRENDS: Bike shorts, tweed, fur, sculptural shapes, feathers, brocade accents, floral embroidery, prints, embellished gowns, bridal PALETTE: Black, white, [...]

Tags: haute couture, anna wintour, Ashleigh Good, carine roitfeld, chanel, couture, feathers, fur, Grace Coddington, karl lagerfeld, Kendall Jenner, Prints, suzy menkes, Vanessa Friedman
Catherine Naundorf Captures Couture

Catherine Naundorf Captures Couture

  by Lauren Kaplan

We’re used to seeing picture-perfect campaign images with gorgeous models looking flawless in frocks by whatever designer they’re endorsing. But in a departure from today’s “brutal” interpretation of fashion, Cathleen Naundorf [...]

Tags: haute couture, Cathleen Naundorf, couture, exhibition, london, Paris, photographer, Polaroids, valentino, Valentino Garavanti
Style Scoop: Inez & Vinoodh Play Dress-Up, Documenting Dior, Chanel is Not for Sale

Style Scoop: Inez & Vinoodh Play Dress-Up, Documenting Dior, Chanel is Not for Sale

  by Angel Lenise

You know an Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photo when you see one. By fall, you’ll know a piece of Inez & Vinoodh apparel when you see it, too. The Dutch duo, who just released their second collection of fine jewelry under [...]

Tags: haute couture, Angel Lenise, Atelier Pallas, Cara Delevingne, chanel, chanel fall 2014, dior, Fashion News, inez and vinoodh, Louis Vuitton, nicolas ghesquiere, paris fashion week, raf simons, Style Scoop
Style Scoop: Karlie May Skip the Katwalk, Karen Walker’s Kenyan Spring, Kool Hunting with Kola

Style Scoop: Karlie May Skip the Katwalk, Karen Walker’s Kenyan Spring, Kool Hunting with Kola

  by Angel Lenise

We saw her storm down runways at Cushnie et Ochs, Carolina Herrera, and Prabal Gurung during the Spring 2014 shows last September, but New York Fashion Week may see little of Karlie Kloss’ long limbs this season. According to her IMG [...]

Tags: haute couture, Angel Lenise, Cindy Sherman, Du Jour Magazine, Fashion News, IMG Models, Interview Magazine, Kanye West, karen walker, Karen Walker Eyewear, Karlie Kloss, Keith Pollock, MBFW, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, models, new york fashion week, nyfw, Paris Haute Couture, Rad Hourani, Style News, Style Scoop, The Coveteur, Vashtie, Zero + Maria Cornejo
Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Spring 2014

Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Spring 2014

  by Katherine Fotinos

DESIGNER: Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce INSPIRATION: Grandeur, elegance, romanticism. TRENDS: Wiggle-dress silhouettes with painted skirts and ornamented bosoms, perfectly crafted 3-D flowers on tulle, chiffon and silk gowns [...]

Tags: haute couture, 3-d florals, alta moda, anna dello russo, anna wintour, dolce & gabbana, DOLCE & GABBANA haute couture spring 2014, Domenico Dolce, embellishment, fashion week, floral, Giovanna Battaglia, gowns, high fashion, Milan, ornamentation, runway, Spring 2014, Stefano Gabbana, Style Scoop