Chanel Cruise 2018-19

Chanel Cruise 2018-19. Replica ship in Grand Palais is striking backdrop for catwalk show that reflects bold new confidence of French fashion.  Docking a 148-meter-long ship with on-board piano bar, swimming pool and a passenger list of Hollywood stars in the center of Paris is a bold statement of ambition, luxury and elegance. It is…

Mon RUNWAY SAC – Histoire d’une Photographe de Mode

Mon RUNWAY SAC – Histoire d’une Photographe de Mode. Je suis photographe. Je vis et photographie l’une des plus belles villes du monde : PARIS. Je m’appelle Flavia Raddavero et je travaille dans la mode. Paris est une grande source d’inspiration. Paris a une grande histoire de la mode, de l’élégance, du savoir-faire français. Depuis le…

Hermes Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Hermes Fall-Winter 2018-2019 Paris Fashion Week.  In the garden of Victor Duruy high school, Hermès creates an imaginary forest, all red, doused in half-light, in an atmosphere of evening dusk between dog and wolf. Artistic Director Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski dresses her women generously in beautiful studded leather dresses, quilted coats and through overlays evokes a calm charm of luxury….

Les trente ans de la maison Franck Sorbier

Les trente ans de la maison Franck Sorbier.  Poète rêveur, tête chercheuse exigeante, Franck Sorbier joue, sur la scène de la mode, un rôle à part, soucieux de pérenniser, coûte que coûte, la Haute Couture et son savoir faire. Le couturier, qui a osé « entrer en haute couture » en métamorphosant des chutes de tulle,…

Rick Owens Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Rick Owens Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris Fashion Week.  Rick Owens, provocateur, this time wrapped and twisted thorny territory of the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements. “Baubles, Bangles and Beads.” It’s not exactly where you’d expect to find Rick Owens, but there was that “Kismet” song — in several versions including a quivering rendition by Liza Minnelli — on…

Leonard Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Leonard Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris Fashion Week. The Rite of Winter.  As winter came, so did an unstoppable desire to flee the city and the drudgery of everyday life to rediscover nature. Destination: Iceland. The LEONARD woman has organized her expedition with the greatest care: a ski suit, floral and belted, anoraks and puffer jackets with graphic details,…

Agnes B Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Agnes B Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris fashion week. Each season, for a few years now, agnès b. has invited a young designer to present their work during the agnès b. défilé. These designs always bear the name of the young designer on a special label. For winter 2018, a young stylist illustrator, Laure-Hélène Vaudier, who presents…

Chanel Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Chanel Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris.  A forest has grown beneath the nave of the Grand Palais. Surrounded by blue sky warmed by a gentle sun, trees stripped bare by the season and a floor covered with autumn leaves compose an Indian summer, as Karl Lagerfeld says. Within this decor, a palette of russets, reds and orange, moss…

Andrew GN Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Andrew GN Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. Drawing inspiration from the East and West, Singaporean designer Andrew GN designs opulent eveningwear with a distinctive, modern edge. His early beginnings at the prestigious Central Saint Martins ignited an attention to details that can be seen gracing his lavish cocktail dresses and gowns in the form of intricate embroidery, colorful…

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. The collection is an invitation to travel between past and future. Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière closed Paris Fashion Week with a new version of French chic, revisiting classics and reinventing the House’s iconic signatures. In the very heart of Paris, at the Cour Lefuel of the Louvre Museum, Nicolas Ghesquière has presented…

Elie Saab Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Elie Saab Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris Fashion Week.  While the cold settles in, casting its grey hue over cityscapes, a flowery display takes over the ELIE SAAB Autumn Winter 2018-2019 Ready-to-Wear, as if capturing every last bloom and transforming them into a collection that exudes dark romance. Predominantly black, with touches of white, blush, powder blue, and…

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about Lancel!

The Italian accessories brand Piquadro has entered into negotiation to buy the French label “Lancel” which is part of the Swiss luxury Richemont group, parent company of Cartier, Dunhill and Van Cleef & Arpels. Piquadro is an Italian leather goods company specialized in travel and business goods. The company offers products ranging from professional bags…

Balmain Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Balmain Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection presented in Paris is a futuristic vision of feature from 90s. Models in sci-fi uniforms in neon-spectrum plissé and holographic paillettes look like girls from Andy Warhol Vinyl Factory or planet of Glamoria. Sparkly and shiny steampunk collection of Balmain has a moto : “We are the new generation”, as read on a T-shirt….

Balenciaga Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Balenciaga Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris.  “After two years at Balenciaga, I wanted to take all the codes of the house and filter them so they can be one aesthetic and one ethic,” said Demna Gvasalia. It was the first time during ready-to-wear Gvasalia showed women and men pieces. He presented a conceptual and personal leap forward of…

Saint Laurent Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Saint Laurent Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection presented in Paris during fashion week is one of the collections which became tradition of the house. Shorties, skinny leather pants and jackets, designed by Anthony Vaccarello – Saint Laurent creative director since 2016, are iconic looks of the house today. In this very recognizable style you can see fur and velvet…

Maison Margiela Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Maison Margiela Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. Maison Margiela propels its vision forward to an innate new language and wardrobe based on the vocabulary established through the Artisanal collection. Dressing in reverse is an idea as subversive as relaxed glamour: a trench coat worn casually under a dress, a jumper thrown over a blazer, or the glimpse…

Viktor & Rolf Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

Viktor & Rolf Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. New Spring Summer 2018 Couture collection of Viktor & Rolf presented in Paris is all about tree dimensional flowers and bows. Long and short silk gowns from Japanese technical fabric  with bold colored stripes or geometric motifs  have old-school couture base. Pleasure to see and pleasure to wear….

AZZARO Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

AZZARO Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Maxime Simoëns gave contemporary interpretation to classic style of Azzaro in new Spring Summer 2018 collection presented during Haute Couture fashion week in Paris. “It’s not really a unisex proposition, but you get the sense that a woman could borrow her man’s jacket, and some of the men’s pieces borrow…

FRANCK SORBIER Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

FRANCK SORBIER Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. One of the most spectacular show of this season. Franck Sorbier recreated an atmosphere of Charleston. One of the oldest and greatest, known to all jazz lovers, musicians Manu Dibango were giving his live performance in one of the oldest luxury hotels of Paris. Another dancing fiery and great success…

IRIS VAN HERPEN Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

IRIS VAN HERPEN Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Fashion designer Iris van Herpen is widely recognized as one of fashion’s most talented and forward-thinking creators who continuously pushes the boundaries of fashion design. Her new Spring Summer 2018 collection like always was technically impressive . It is a story of dreamless exotic plants and flowers –…

SCHIAPARELLI Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

SCHIAPARELLI Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. New Spring Summer 2018 collection of SCHIAPARELLI is all about flowers, sun and birds. African sun blurred this almost invisible line between reality and fantasy about colors, and exotic birds in the world of Bertrand Guyon.  

A.F. VANDEVORST Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

A.F. VANDEVORST Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Spring Summer 2018 Haute Couture collection of A.F. Vandevorst finds its artistic roots in motocross. Per tradition, the brand is heavily influenced by their favorite muse – the nomadic woman ready to experience. This season their muse gracefully embraces the off-road and speed of the motocross grounds. A.F….

Grand Couturier

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ® www.fhcm.paris     Grand Couturier. A “Grand Couturier” is a “creator of original clothing models, feminine toilets, director of a haute couture house”. Creations by a “Grand Couturier” is only for a female clientele and only in Paris. Haute couture can be referenced back as early as the 17th Century. Rose Bertin, the French…

Versailles and Fashion

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ® http://en.chateauversailles.fr/   Versailles and Fashion. The first trends and fashion appear at the end of the 18th century. Marie-Antoinette, Austrian princess and wife of Louis XVI, remains one of the most fascinating characters in the history of Versailles. Louis XVI entrusted him with the care of distracting the Court.     The…

Mugler Spring Summer 2018 collection

For Mugler Spring Summer 2018  Collection David Koma presented seductive set of the corsets, inspired by a Western with Brigitte Bardot and Claudia Cardinale.  Corsets have always been core to the Thierry Mugler aesthetic. The designer said that he was inspired by the 1971 Western “Les Pétroleuses” (“Frenchie King” in English) starring Brigitte Bardot and…

Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2018 collection

Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2018 collection shown at Paris Fashion Week created by Nicolas Ghesquière and staged in the Louvre’s Pavillon de l’Horloge. Collection inspired by the notion of a perennial style while looking at XVIII century French aristocratic garments. Thus the refinement of ceremonial dress—the abundant brocade, fine embroidery, and exceeding delicacy of period clothing—blends with the…

Vivienne Westwood and Moncler Spring Summer 2018

Vivienne Westwood Spring Summer 2018 Vivienne Westwood and Moncler Spring Summer 2018. Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood Spring Summer 2018 created another historical voyage : “I always wanted to be called Maximilian or Augustus. For a long time I did not like my name and where I come from. I wanted to come from somewhere…

Stella McCartney Spring Summer 2018

Stella McCartney Spring Summer 2018 collection dedicated to “effortlessly confident utilitarian styles”: oversized white tees in Japanese jersey, big comfy jumpsuits, slouchy poplin dresses, summery African prints.  Double breasted tailoring has a timeless appeal and inspires a naturally confident mood. Feminine volumes travel throughout the collection while amplified proportions inspire modern silhouettes – find in jewel…

Teddy RUNWAY MAGAZINE Official Party

26 October 2017 GALERIE FMR – 23 RUE PENTHIEVRE 75008 PARIS Teddy RUNWAY MAGAZINE Official Party. RUNWAY MAGAZINE and CHAYAN KHOI cordially invite you to the TEDDY RUNWAY Magazine fashion party. TEDDY RUNWAY will offer you EXQUISITE DELICES this evening: PREMIERE of Runway Magazine talks shows never seen in France, CYBER-REALISM OF CHAYAN KHOI –…

Alexander McQueen, Maison Margiela Spring Summer 2018 collections

Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2018 Alexander McQueen, Maison Margiela Spring Summer 2018. The quintessential English gardens of Great Dixter: uncontrived floral planting, meandering borders and tangles of vibrant, exuberantly coloured blooms. Drenched in rain, warmed by sunlight, her wardrobe consists of long-cherished, worn-and-torn couture inspired pieces and bespoke men’s tailoring, deconstructed and reconstructed: reclaimed. She may…

COMME DES GARCONS Spring Summer 2018 collection

Rei Kawakubo’s Comme des Garcons Spring Summer 2018 collection was inspired by fantasies such as angels, toys, medieval paintings and graffiti. The most notable looks are the Kawakubo angels and Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s dresses. Hello, Kitty and plastic kiddy novelties were piled up as neckpieces and embedded in space-princess wigs. This collection is a historical kaleidoscope…

Manish Arora and Rahul Mishra Spring Summer 2018 collections

Manish Arora Spring Summer 2018 collection Manish Arora and Rahul Mishra Spring Summer 2018. Manish Arora spring summer 2018 collection “Ready for Love” was a joyous riot of vintage-inspired psychedelic prints, elaborate embroideries, rich Indian brocades, sequined motifs and Middle Eastern references.The designer’s romantic message was sewn in sequins on a couple of looks, adding…

LEONARD PARIS Spring Summer 2018 collection

Stopover in Moorea LEONARD PARIS Spring Summer 2018. Polynesia’s lush flora contrasted with mathematical rigor : harmonious oppositions lead the way in Leonard’s Spring Summer 2018 collection, which explores the tension between nature and nurture, instinct and education, control and pleasure. The show opens with masculine tailoring, streamlined pea jackets, reworked raincoats, structures outlined in…

Rochas, Sonia Rykiel, Ellery Spring Summer 2018 collections

ROCHAS Spring Summer 2018 Rochas, Sonia Rykiel, Ellery Spring Summer 2018. Rochas by Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s spring summer 2018 collection was a piercing color story, a fantastically rich fabric story, a story of opulent Orientalism fused with haute, retro attitude. It was a story of resistance, a refusal to cow to the casualization of current culture. He…

Karl is in the Details – Chanel Spring Summer 2018 collection

God is in the details, so is Karl. Chanel Spring Summer 2018 is about water, and it’s all in the details. And all details are in transparency – that’s where we can find perfection and reflection of absolute purity of new collection. New collection was taken by international press in very critical way : very…

Agnes B. Spring Summer 2018 collection

Agnes B. Spring Summer 2018 presents a collection in the purest style Agnès b. A unique style, both modern and pure, with clothes elegant but not conventional, which leave everyone the freedom to express personality, clothes to be married differently than one can wear from morning to by transforming them, perennial, out-of-fashion clothes, which give…