Valentino SS16 Haute Couture

Looking at the latest couture collections you can definitely tell there is a very specific way a Valentino dress should look. To my mind, this whole view of things of the brand must have gotten established in 2015. The heavy or light as air looks, the pluralistic designs and the floor-length or - fewer - … Continue reading Valentino SS16 Haute Couture

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Chanel SS16 Haute Couture

Chanel has had a not so brief history of impressively staged fashion shows. We’ve seen an iceberg, huge bottles of Chanel No5 perfume and an equally giant golden lion decorating the Grand Palais. We’ve seen it turn into an airport, a casino, a supermarket, a Brasserie and a Chanel shop or even the streets of … Continue reading Chanel SS16 Haute Couture

Giambattista Valli SS16 Haute Couture

This season was for Giambattista Valli a chance to breathe fresh, flowery air into the runway. The models walked in romantic pieces mostly white, made of firm and textured material. The girls were all simple in the looks, so one couldn't but stare straight at the designs. All garments were gingerly dressed with colorful appliqués … Continue reading Giambattista Valli SS16 Haute Couture

Alberta Ferretti Limited Edition SS16 Haute Couture

Marchesa Luisa Casati was a femme fatale known for her love of eccentricity and her bizarre acts. She wanted to be a living work of art and left her mark in the early history of fashion; she was also Alberta Ferretti’s muse for her Limited Edition SS16 collection. The designer was inspired by Marchesa’s vision … Continue reading Alberta Ferretti Limited Edition SS16 Haute Couture

Christian Dior SS16 Paris Haute Couture

It’s no surprise how Dior has once again managed to blow our minds. It’s too much of a surprise, though, how this time success came without a leading face. After Raf Simons’ resignation, which was also followed by Pieter Mulier’s, the House was left without a creative director, therefore the designing team had to take … Continue reading Christian Dior SS16 Paris Haute Couture

Atelier Versace SS16 Paris Haute Couture

Go sexy or go home could have been this season’s moto for the SS16 Haute Couture collection of Atelier Versace. The designs were mostly bold and strictly formed but, as the show went on, slowly evolved into a more hybrid conception. With a first glimpse alone, you can easily tell there is a  white domination. … Continue reading Atelier Versace SS16 Paris Haute Couture