Dolce Gabbana Alta Moda Como Fall-Winter 2018-19

Dolce Gabbana Alta Moda Como Fall-Winter 2018-19 is one of the greatest wonders of the fashion world. Great Dolce and Gabbana showed glory and grace during 4 days of the events on Lake Como in Italy. One of the most spectacular private shows in the world Alta Moda  had 120 intricately handcrafted looks. Courtesy Stefano Gabbana…

Versace Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan

Versace Fall-Winter 2018-19. “The Clans of Versace” — Donatella Versace’s fall collection was, according to the opening quote of her show notes, an ode to women who “know that today nothing is acquired through birth, but rather earned through what they achieve.” Versace’s clanswomen have calmer tendencies as well. A trio of slinky black dresses worn…

Gucci Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan

Gucci Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Alessandro Michele titled his Gucci show “Cyborg” after Donna Haraway’s 1984 essay, “A Cyborg Manifesto”. “We are the Dr. Frankenstein of our lives”, he said.  “She describes the relationship between being and becoming… I am a lover of the divine. I would celebrate the gods of Olympus rather than our Catholic sanctities”,…

Shiatzy Chen Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Shiatzy Chen Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris.  Shiatzy Chen is a Taiwanese luxury fashion house, founded in 1978 by Wang Chen Tsai-Hsia (王陳彩霞), who is often referred to as the Chanel of Taiwan. They describe their style as “neo-Chinese chic”, where the aesthetics of Chinese clothing and handicraft are combined with Western styles, using design features drawn from…

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….

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…

Moschino Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan

Moschino Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Moschino,  “the final frontier… Its 35-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life”,  to boldly go where no designer has gone before. Cult phrase of captain Kirk from “Star Trek” fits perfect, like a glove. New capsule collection of Moschino by Jeremy Scott  is of the shows which…

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…

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…

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2018-19 Milan

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Dolce & Gabbana blow up minds ones again with new collection and the show. Extravaganza on the face of Mona Lisa  made even Leonardo surprised. Yes, they are bringing everything we love from Italy : flowers, painters, religious symbols. Dolce & Gabbana isn’t a religion, but could become one….

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…