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Category ‚Couture‘

John Galliano Suspended By Christian Dior

25 February 2011, 16.47 | Posted in Couture | 1 comment »


The news is flying all over the fashion world at the speed of high drama that John Galliano has been suspended by Christian Dior just days before his runway show. Apparently he got wasted in Paris last night and popped off to some couple on the street and included among his triple snaps were some anti-Semetic statements. Good one, John, cheez.

The above video, by the way, is one of Galliano teaching a young Kate Moss how to walk his runway. It was posted by a site (which I would credit but now can’t find) referencing that Galliano would be designing the dress for Kate Moss’s upcoming wedding.

Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2011 Runway

02 February 2011, 12.22 | Posted in Couture, Fashion | No comments »

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Like an ode to the heritage of this iconic fashion house,  enjoy a look at the Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2011 collection .

Christian Dior Spring 2011Couture Runway

28 January 2011, 14.10 | Posted in Couture, Design, Fashion | 2 comments »

Smitten by the over the top theatricals and the fact that Galliano’s  models do not walk like robots, (Sidebar: Who said that militant stomping was attractive?) enjoy the grandiose womanly delight that is the Christian Dior Spring  2011 couture runway. Part two on the next page.

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Maison Martin Margiela Spring 2011 Couture

28 January 2011, 13.38 | Posted in Couture, Fashion | 4 comments »

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Inspired by the blooming of spring flowers,  the Maison Martin Margiela couture collection uses bandanas, liberty prints and even sheer textures to create conceptually stunning looks. More images on the next page via Neo2.

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Introducing:Jantaminiau Spring/Summer 2011 Couture

26 January 2011, 14.50 | Posted in Accessories, Couture, Fashion, Shoes | 2 comments »

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Jan Taminiau recently presented his Jantaminau Spring 2011 couture collection in Paris with gravity defying footwear where “Wow!” is the only word that comes to mind. Take a look at the rest of the collection on the next page. Via Fashioninquisitive.

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Tommy Ton x Liz Goldwyn ‘Oh You Pretty Things’ Interview

16 December 2010, 18.13 | Posted in Couture, Design, Fashion, vintage | 3 comments »

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Commissioned by Nowness,  Tommy Ton followed Goldwyn to the vintage pop-up marketplace A Current Affair, which she hosted in Los Angeles, in order to capture the adept scout in action—and also snapped her at home, away from the collecting frenzy. “It is super competitive,” Goldwyn says of these events. “I’m like a hawk—there’s no time for chit-chat.” NOWNESS secured a private audience with Goldwyn, who gave us a master class on shopping strategy and revealed why most things come down to sex and history. Interview on the flip and more images here.

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Bibhu Mohapatra Couture On Exclusively.in

15 December 2010, 17.30 | Posted in Couture, Fashion | 2 comments »

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The exclusive destination for South Asian fashion that is Exclusively .in , has launched a capsule collection of Bibhu Mohapatra Couture available on their web boutique as we speak. Take a look at a few of our favorites piece  on the next page  and get your invite to  exclusively.in here. All the pieces will be custom made at Bibhu’s  atelier in New York. Classy…

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YSL Retrospective At Petit Palais In Paris

09 August 2010, 12.32 | Posted in Art, Couture, celebrity | 1 comment »

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Fifteen rooms have been dedicated to a Yves Saint Laurent retrospective at the Petit Palai in Paris. The show opened in March and concludes at the end of August, but lines are very long (two hours!) and Trendland, who snapped these images, was only able to visit for the first time last week. A few more images after the flip. More pics, plus info on the show at Trendland.

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Chanel Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 Video

29 July 2010, 18.03 | Posted in Couture, Models, advertisement | 1 comment »

 

This is a video of Chanel’s Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 couture collection. It’s interesting because it’s shot as though panning across a magazine editorial, with the models holding their poses against lush backgrounds. At points the camera zeroes in on details, but other than that the action is minimal. Personally I couldn’t handle the pace (or the music!), but that’s what posting on blogs all day does to your attention span!

Abed Mahfouz Autumn/Winter 2010 Couture

15 July 2010, 17.20 | Posted in Couture, Design, Fashion | 2 comments »

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Abed  Mahfouz  takes us to a pace of pure elegance and a grandiose lifestyle that goes beyond the red carpet into the lives of the Mouna Al-Ayoub’s of the world.  Some say that couture is irrelevant, but you see I  grew up watching ‘Style with Elsa Klensch ‘ where all the designer shows ended with a bridal gown,  And then there were the countless times I watched Romy Shneider in Imperatrice Sisi, so the drama and opulence is definitely not lost on me. Images courtesy of Wire.

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