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Fall 2016/17 Paris Couture Week: Christian Dior

  Christian Dior made a case for monochrome in their presentation at the on-going Couture Week in Paris. Demure dresses in mid-calf lengths dominated the collection which at first glance looks simple but as always, the devil is in the detail. Delicate pleats, gold embellishments and beautiful embroidery were infused into the classic pieces. Haute…

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Fall 2016/2017 Paris Couture Week: Mayowa Nicholas, Bella Hadid, Irina Shayk, More Walk For Atelier Versace

  Subtle Sexiness! Those are the two words that best describe Atelier Versace’s Autumn/Winter 2016-17 collection showcased at the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week which has officially kicked off. Outdoing herself with intricate designs and interesting silhouettes, Donatella played with a mix of textures to create elegant and very feminine pieces – a thigh here,…

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Nigerian Fashion Label ‘Remay Couture’ Showcases Its Latest Collection At TheGävleMoterAfrika In Sweden!

  On the 4th of June 2016, Nigerian fashion house Remay Couture unveiled its 2016 collection at the ‘GävleMoterAfrika’, an event hosted by the Rapatac Organization in Gävle, Sweden. Rapatac Organisation is a non-profit organisation based in Sweden that caters to the needs of displaced children in African countries. The event is aimed at bringing awareness to the art and culture…

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Colour-Blocked Dresses, Parkas & Basketball Shorts! Check Out Louis Vuitton’s 2017 Resort Collection

The Louis Vuitton Resort 2017 show held in Rio, Brazil, at the Oscar Niemeyer–designed Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, according to Vogue’s Nicole Phelps, it is an architectural marvel perched on a cliff that looks like it could have landed from space or emerged from the sea. It was the site of Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière’s…

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Bridal Spring 2017 – Legends by Romona Kevaza

  Romona Kevaza’s Legends Bridal Spring 2017 collection showcased at the Bridal Fashion Week was inspired by Parisian Culture, La Vie En Rose in particular. We got a serving of the 40’s Paris street style and Kevaza’s trademark lace which is the epitome of all things feminine. Using French hand-sewn laces, Chantilly lace and “La…

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Bridal Spring 2017 – Gala by Galia Lahav

  Galia Lahav’s Gala Bridal Spring 2017 collection showcased at the Bridal Fashion Week took us far far away to a land of magic. With intricately beaded haute couture bridal gowns with medieval touches, the collection consisted of high necked bejeweled jackets and structured off the shoulder bodice full tulle skirts and lingerie inspired bustiers…

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Bridal Spring 2017 – Anne Barge

  The Anne Barge Bridal Spring 2017 collection showcased at the Bridal Fashion Week is “an interpretation of nature’s ethereal transition”, the fashion house explains. “Each gown is inspired by the awakening of spring gardens, still covered in frost, petals only peeking,” it added.  With soft silhouettes and lace appliqués and pearls on white chiffon,…

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Bridal Spring 2017 – Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez’s Bridal Spring 2017 collection is definitely one of our favorites at this Bridal Fashion Week runway show.  Sanchez took us way back with voluminous ball gown skirts with intricate lace detailing and 3-D florals reminiscent of the 50’s fashion trends. “This collection is very Audrey Hepburn with all the grace and femininity of ’50s fashion,”…

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Bridal Spring 2017 – J.Mendel

  Gilles Mendel of J.Mendel went blue for his Bridal Spring 2017 collection at the Bridal Fashion Week with a delicate and romantic lineup. With silhouettes from his fall runway reinterpreted in the collection, we see slender, figure hugging strapless gowns, some long-sleeve looks in a masterful blend of silks and chiffon. Cut-out waists, sheer illusion bodice, well…

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