Fashion Weeks

Elsa Schiaparelli

Paris Couture Week: The Fascinating World of Elsa Schiaparelli

SCHIAPARELLI OPENED THE PARISIAN HAUTE COUTURE SEASON IN A PLAYFUL WAY, EVOLVING THE CODES AND ARCHIVES OF THE HOUSE DURING A FASHION SHOW PRESENTED AT THE MUSÉE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS. Designer Daniel Roseberry opens the show with a scalpel-cut black velvet blazer embroidered with clusters of black grapes inspired by Elsa Schiaparelli’s original archives, even though behind it is revealed…

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Vegan Dress

Paris Fashion Week: A First Vegan Haute Couture Dress Made From Cocoa Beans

MAGNUM, THE ICONIC ICE CREAM BRAND LINKS SUSTAINABILITY AND FASHION THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH FORWARD-THINKING VISIONARY IRIS VAN HERPEN, REPRESENTED BY CINDY BRUNA. Dutch designer Iris van Herpen made her own mark at her house’s 15th-anniversary show on July 4, parading a spectacular vegan haute couture dress. In collaboration with the Magnum ice cream brand, the fashion designer relied…

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Franck Sorbier

Paris Couture Week: Franck Sorbier – The Saltimbanque Style

MADE OF DENSELY SEWN GUIPURE, AND COMPLEMENTED BY FRAGMENTS OF LACE, RIBBON, VELVET AND BROCADE, ALL THE FRANCK SORBIER PIECES WERE FABULOUS. There aren’t many designers as indie as Franck Sorbier, whose three-decade career has been marked by wonderful moments, like this season’s acrobat-inspired chic. The venue chosen for this year’s show is the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers,…

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Leandro Cano

Paris Fashion Week: Leandro Cano Celebrates Andalusia

ENTITLED “EL BAILE DE LOS EXCLUIDOS” (THE BALL OF THE EXCLUDED), DESIGNER LEANDRO CANO’S PRESENTATION MIXED DIFFERENT “BUCOLIC REFERENCES WITH DREAMS” AND PAID TRIBUTE TO THE PEOPLE SET APART IN THE MIDDLE AGES BECAUSE OF THEIR DIFFERENCE. Andalusia has always been a land of passions, but today it seems more fashionable than ever. Lately, many groups and artists have been…

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Zimmermann

NYFW: Zimmermann RTW AW22 A New Aristocracy Prevails

NICKY ZIMMERMANN MAINTAINS ITS MOMENTUM. WHAT WAS ONCE JUST A VERY ACCESSIBLE SWIMWEAR BRAND IS NOW A FULL-FLEDGED FASHION HOUSE, AS EVIDENCED BY ITS LATEST COLLECTION Zimmermann Autumn/Winter Ready-to-wear 22 collection reveals a certain spirit of modernist grandeur throughout the entire collection, from bell-sleeved dresses with kaleidoscopic floral patterns to matching pants and shirts with zodiac-inspired prints to floral patchwork…

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Samsøe AW22

Copenhagen Fashion Week: Samsøe AW22 « Past Present Future »

SAMSØE AW22 COLLECTION IS A CELEBRATION OF YOUTH AND THE EVER-CHANGING CULTURES THAT THE BRAND DRAWS INSPIRATION FROM SEASON TO SEASON. Samsøe celebrates individuality and inclusion through freedom of expression with bold colors and prints and a general need to find one’s own identity. References to the 90’s and bold prints take us back to the past, while the shapes…

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Viktor&Rolf

Paris Fashion Week: Viktor&Rolf ‘s Vampires Take Over the Spring/Summer 2022 Haute Couture Runways

VIKTOR&ROLF, WHO WILL CELEBRATE 25 YEARS ON THE PARIS CATWALKS NEXT YEAR, ARE NO STRANGERS TO THE PARISIAN FASHION SHOWS SCENE WITH A STRONG VISUAL SIGNATURE. Dutch duo Viktor&Rolf paid tribute on January 26 to German filmmaker Friedrich-Wilhelm Murnau’s Nosferatu, released 100 years ago, in their Spring/Summer 2022 Haute Couture show “Surreal Shoulder“. “Dracula,” the novel from which the German…

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Coloured Days

Paris Fashion Week: Celia Kritharioti Couture SS22 Collection “Coloured Days”

CELIA KRITHARIOTI COUTURE SS22 “COLOURED DAYS” CELEBRATES COLORS AND CRAFTSMANSHIP – A CELEBRATION OF LIFE. HAPPIER. SUNNIER. BRIGHTER. HEALTHIER. SAFER. BETTER. TOGETHER Two years have passed and we have all been through a hectic period. But creativity never stopped “being present is the best present”. “Coloured Days“, Spring/Summer22 collection is an explosion of colors. The fashion show is primarily oriented…

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On Aura Tout Vu “SUPERHEROES ” Haute Couture SS22 Collection

Paris Fashion Week: On Aura Tout Vu “SUPERHEROES ” Haute Couture SS22 Collection

ON AURA TOUT VU “SUPERHEROES ” HAUTE COUTURE SS22 COLLECTION: INNOVATION MEETS AUDACITY! Last Tuesday, at the famous Paradis Latin, LELO – the world’s leading brand of luxury intimate accessories – presented in collaboration with On Aura Tout Vu an exclusive line of couture accessories designed to carry your most secret desires, these couture bags will stylishly store your intimate…

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