Best of Prada Mode Paris

#Prada will present the fourth iteration of Prada Mode, a travelling social club with a focus on contemporary culture that provides members a unique cultural experience along with music, dining, and conversations. Set to align with the opening of Paris Haute Couture on 19–20 January 2020, #PradaMode Paris will occupy Maxim’s on 3 Rue Royale, … Read more Best of Prada Mode Paris

Dice Kayek Winter 2014: Architectural Elegance – in a Dress

Dice Kayek have masterminded another flawless collection of architecture inspired dresses and skirts for Winter 2014. Structure and form dominate the mini-dresses and short skirts in the Winter 2014 line from the Turkish sisters. By using independent shapes, the pieces create space around their subjects and delight with a buttress here or an exaggerated sleeve … Read more Dice Kayek Winter 2014: Architectural Elegance – in a Dress

Ralph & Russo Winter 2014 Collection: Glamour for the Party Season

Ralph & Russo are making significant waves in the world of fashion, largely due to an inherently wearable couture line which has maintained quality and glamour throughout seasonal offerings. Though always designed to rise to the greatest occasions, Ralph & Russo’s most recent collection shows a great breadth of ability from the British-based couture house. … Read more Ralph & Russo Winter 2014 Collection: Glamour for the Party Season

On Aura Tout Vu – Haute Couture Spring Summer 2014: Light & Shadow at Paris Town Hall

Designers Andre De Sa Pessoa, Livia Stoianava and Yassen Samouilov are the force behind couture label On Aura Tout Vu – highly appropriate to their design style this translates as “You think you’ve seen it all”. Originally starting out as a couture house specialising in heavily embellished crystal accessories for other couture brands the team … Read more On Aura Tout Vu – Haute Couture Spring Summer 2014: Light & Shadow at Paris Town Hall

Interview with Franck Sorbier: Maître d’Art and Haute Couture Fashion Designer

The Global Herald’s Linda Scott interviewed Haute Couture designer Franck Sorbier on the morning of his 2014 Spring Summer show in Paris: 1) Growing up, were you always interested in becoming a designer? I have always had the feeling I would be one day, but without knowing how. Above all, I love the freedom. For … Read more Interview with Franck Sorbier: Maître d’Art and Haute Couture Fashion Designer

The Promise of Spring: 2014 Elie Saab Haute Couture Collection

This season, Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented an array of delicately constructed couture dresses for Spring Summer 2014 at the National Theatre in Trocadero, Paris. A subtle sex appeal was masterfully incorporated into the line-up, with high split skirts and nipped-in waists contributing to a very feminine collection. Spring flowers graced many bodices that were … Read more The Promise of Spring: 2014 Elie Saab Haute Couture Collection

Ralph & Russo Spring Summer 2014 Couture Collection

A delectable collection from Ralph & Russo for Spring Summer 2014 includes a full range of suits, gowns and cocktail dresses in a simple colour range of black, white, pink, red and blue. Beautifully balanced silhouttes range from cinched waists and hemlines to demure below-the-knee skirts and generous jackets. Suitably smart for day wear, gorgeously … Read more Ralph & Russo Spring Summer 2014 Couture Collection

Zuhaitz Spring Summer 2014 – Lacy, Feminine and Fun

Zuhaitz follows in a strong couture tradition of providing excitingly structured outfits that explore the engineering talents of the Parisian workshops where they are made. However, this collection treads the correct balance between adventure and femininity, with just the right amount of sensuality and feminine design. Layers, gathering, glitter and lace ensure an approachable and … Read more Zuhaitz Spring Summer 2014 – Lacy, Feminine and Fun

Serkan Cura’s Night at the Theatre – at 11am in the Morning

Serkan Cura’s collection for Spring Summer 2014 was presented at the very end of Paris Haute Couture fashion week, bringing the event to a fittingly theatrical close. Housed in a theatre off the Place de la République, the Serkan Cura event was one of the few to provide a comfortable seat for every guest. Press … Read more Serkan Cura’s Night at the Theatre – at 11am in the Morning

Rihanna and Rita Ora Jump Into Alexandre Vauthier

Jewellery features heavily in the showy new Spring Summer 2014 collection from Alexandre Vauthier, shown at Paris Haute Couture week in the Palais des Beaux Arts overlooking the Seine. Just a stone’s throw from the bridge of padlocks, covered in chunky gold and purple tokens of affection, Vauthier unveiled golden spikes, chains, ankle cuffs, zips … Read more Rihanna and Rita Ora Jump Into Alexandre Vauthier

Ilja Presentation Spring Summer 2014 at the Hotel Regina

Some invitations for Haute Couture are among the most beautifully crafted items of the week. Gilt edged, heavy card and textured envelopes give a sense of the luxury and excess to follow. Ilja’s invitation to the Spring Summer 2014 presentation at the Hotel Regina was certainly the most surprising and innovative. Guests had to take … Read more Ilja Presentation Spring Summer 2014 at the Hotel Regina

Dilek Hanif: Spring Summer 2014 Collection Presented in Paris

Dilek Hanif’s collection for Spring Summer 2014 was presented at Paris Haute Couture week in the elegant surroundings of the Four Seasons Hotel. Attendees were presented with champagne and a huge variety of coloured macaroons in the lobby of the prestigious venue. Once inside the catwalk room, overlooked by a magnificent chandelier, guests were welcomed … Read more Dilek Hanif: Spring Summer 2014 Collection Presented in Paris

Yiqing Yin Haute Couture Spring Summer 2014: “The Moth”

The moon rose slowly over the photographers at the end of the catwalk and the sound of cicadas overlaid the chatter of excited fashion followers. Yiqing Yin’s Spring Summer collection for 2014 was entitled “the moth” and everyone was excitedly speculating on the form of the upcoming catwalk. The result was a mixture of fur … Read more Yiqing Yin Haute Couture Spring Summer 2014: “The Moth”

Charlotte Licha Spring Summer 2014: Glittering Array of Gowns

The Charlotte Licha collection for Spring Summer 2014 was a stunning array of delicately frosted ball gowns. Apart from the interspersal of a jumpsuit here or playsuit there, the evening dresses floated through the classical rooms of the Shangri-La Hotel in Iena. The line was a bold statement of intent to stake a claim on … Read more Charlotte Licha Spring Summer 2014: Glittering Array of Gowns

Julien Fournie SS14 – 1920’s Inspired Art Deco Perfection

Julien Fournie’s Spring Summer 2014 collection is a masterpiece of delicately balanced pastel shades, intricate detailing and springtime lightness. Reminiscent of the 1920’s, the pieces included art deco patterned fabrics and find a loose, unfettered elegance in a variety of gathering, trains and layering over sequins. No wires or stiff structures here. The only architecture … Read more Julien Fournie SS14 – 1920’s Inspired Art Deco Perfection