Category Archives: Show Reports

Louis Vuitton Closes Paris Fashion Week With FW19 Collection That Took Us Back In Time

Paris Fashion Week has come to an end, with Louis Vuitton closing off the eight-day long week of shows and presentations. Creative director, Nicolas Ghesquière settled for inspiration coming from the age of social media, expression, subcultures and ’80s references. With an eye for the unconventional, Ghesquière experimented with silhouettes, shapes and textures to create a mosaic of colors…

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Paris Fashion Week: Off-White’s RTW Fall 2019 Was A Mixture Of Minimalism And Glamour

Off-White‘s creative director, Virgil Abloh was inspired by the codes of the turbo-charged world of motor racing, such as checkered flags and racing overalls for his Fall 2019 collection which showed at the ongoing Paris Fashion Week. The streetwear US designer, who turned sports kit and irony into high fashion, performed a U-turn at his Off-White show on…

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Paris Fashion Week: Dior Kicks Off The Shows With A Galore Of Chequered Prints And Bucket Hats

Christian Dior lit up the Paris catwalk with a celebration of 1950s youth culture while designers paid tributes to this fashion week’s big absentee, late Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld. For its Fall/Winter 2019 presentation, Maria Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of the LVMH brand went back to its origins with flared A-line skirts, poncho-style wraps cinched at the waist, leather jackets paired with whispier, polka-dotted skirts,…

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Milan Fashion Week: Dolce & Gabbana Takes On Luxurious Elegance For Its Fall 2019 Collection

Dolce & Gabbana rounded up Fall 2019 season of Milan Fashion Week with a showcase featuring 127 beautiful designs in celebration of women. The collection which was dedicated to Italian elegance and famous Italian artists was rightly tagged ‘Eleganza’.   In this collection, there was a deliberate focus on patterns, textiles and colour. Leopard, florals, houndstooth and Prince of Wales,…

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Marc Jacobs Closes Out #NYFW2019 With A Dramatic Fall/Winter 19 Collection

As New York Fashion Week comes to an end, Marc Jacobs showcased a stunning F/W19 collection that boasted drama and high luxury. First was a spring lineup which was later In a followed-up by full volumes which has now deflated to varying degrees. Many looks referenced Jacobs’ archives from the warp-print trapeze dresses toan austere schoolgirl sweater and…

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#NYFW: Gold Sequins, Metallics And Pleats Were The Order Of The Day At Ralph Lauren

For his latest show, Ralph Lauren turned his historic flagship store into a charming cafe, where editors and influencers enjoyed brunch whilst taking in the house’s Spring 2019 womenswear collection. Combining a luxe Paris-style breakfast with a soft and elegant runway, the show was littered with supermodels, including Bella Hadid in a breathtaking gold pleated dress…

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#NYFW: Tom Ford Kicks Off Fall/Winter 2019 Shows With Gentle Elegance And Simple Silhouettes

New York Fashion Week is officially upon us and to kick off the autumn/winter season is Tom Ford who made a political statement with his chic-tailored collection of gentle, non-aggressive elegance done in simple silhouettes, with some Los Angeles-inspired pops of colour. There was a distinctive ‘70s vibe in fake-fur fedoras with wide brims and fluffy…

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Paris Fashion Week: Valentino Does Couture Love Story And It Is More Than Brilliant

The Valentino haute couture spring ’19 showcase at the ongoing was as romantic and chirpy as it could be possible for any collection to get. With a bust of bright colors ranging from green, yellow, pink and red, it had it all. The romantic feel is after all Valentino’s mission, one could picture the models in…

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Giambattista Valli Infuses The Tranquil 80s Into His Dreamy SS19 Couture Collection

It was a fantasy filled show on Monday evening in Paris, as Giambattista Valli showed his Spring 2019 couture collection. For those who have a fascination for the dreamy side of couture, Giambattista delivered in every proportion. There was no stricture to the number of pink dresses, tulle, or specific volume for the dresses displayed…

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Mayowa Nicholas Shines On Balmain’s Runway At The Spring 2019 Paris Fashion Week

She’s already a muse to designers around the world and fast on her way to becoming an international supermodel. Top Nigerian model, Mayowa Nicholas was all shades of smoking hot as she ruled the Balmain runway at the Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week which is still on going. The stunning model slayed in a pink statement design by Balmain’s cerative director, Olivier Rousteing who made…

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