Category Archives: Show Reports

Fall 2016/17 Paris Couture Week: Kendall Jenner Opens For Fendi’s “Legends And Fairytales” Haute Fourrure Show

Fendi Legends and Fairy tales Haute Fourrure Show at the Paris Couture Week was all shades of epic, not so much for the collection as it was for the venue. Which is not to say that it wasn’t a great collection. It was. But years from now, the show will be remembered for the magical venue more…

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Fall 2016/17 Paris Couture Week: Valentino Goes Elizabethan As Co-Creative Director, Maria Grazia Bows Out

Valentino’s presentation at the Paris Couture Week was a line-up of pieces largely inspired by the Elizabethan era. There were bibs and high ruffled collars. There was velvet, the classic white shirt and tailored pants tucked into leather lug sole boots.Leather dresses, wispy dresses with sheer panels, structured coats and more all worn with the…

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Fall 2016/17 Paris Couture Week: Armani Prive

Giorgio Armani showed up and showed out at the Haute Couture Week. Top-notch tailoring met clean and beautiful designs in the collection the designer showcased. There were tailored cigarette pants, narrow-shouldered jackets, capes, velvet, red carpet gowns, houndstooth check and polka dots, with the underlying colour of the entire collection being black. Every single piece…

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Fall 2016/17 Paris Couture Week: Giambattista Valli

Giambattista Valli brought on the drama at the Autumn/Winter 2016 Paris Couture Week as they closed the first full day of the fashion week. Ruffles – plenty of it, taffeta, exaggerated sleeves, high necklines, capelets, dip-dyed fur coats, and floating Grecian gowns are some of the offerings of this collection. Take a look ! Photo credit:…

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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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