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Giambattista Valli Haute Couture SS17

untitled-1Giambattista Valli decided this time to pick his couture inspiration from the reality of life. He dropped the fantasy of haute couture. Valli cited the inspiration as a girl who is traveling, unpacking and found her clothes from being stored in a suitcase. All had pressed creases, an idea exposed before into the runway by Alessandro Michele at Gucci as well as Celine and Prada. (more…)

Ralph & Russo Haute Couture SS17

russo8Ralph & Russo is a brand which has a strong Red Carpet presence. Since launching their house, an enviable number of Hollywood A-listers shined in their beautiful gowns. For this couture show, Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo presented a more contemporary and urban collection: A good range of daywear options accompanied some Red-carpet worthy gowns. (more…)

Chanel Haute Couture SS17

chanellAfter adopting an exaggerated theme and décor in so many shows, Karl Lagerfeld kept it calm. . There was neither immersive set nor overt theme. In fact, it was a mirrored circular runway inspired by the famed Art Deco mirrors of Coco Chanel’s stairs at her atelier on the Rue Cambon. (more…)

Geogres Hobeika Haute Couture Fw16: 5 O’clock Tea

  When I think of Georges Hobeika, the first thing that comes to my mind is delicate, feminine and refined dresses. For his Fall/Winter 2016 couture collection, he got inspired by the Five o’clock Tea: The delicacy of manners, the aristocratic gastronomy and the traditions of the elite “Cafe Society”. Kind of weird for such an inspiration, through it was magical spectacular show. (more…)

Versace Haute Couture FW16: Mixed Feelings

  Another Paris Fashion Week is done. It is the Time for a review. So let’s start with Versace: It was all about mixed feelings. Some things I liked and some I didn’t.  It was weird if we can say. First of all, it was supposed to be a Fall/Winter collection so we didn’t expected to see many summery colors:  But it was all about dusty pastels, bold colors like yellow and hot pink and gray. I really like glass runway paved over hundreds of mauve, purple, and green orchids.  This collection was a softer version of Atelier Versace. That’s what Donatella declared backstage. It shows The Festival/ Coachella Girl by Versace.

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Paris Couture Week

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Finally, the Paris couture week ended: it was outstanding. For the next season, it will be all about capes, pastels, midriffs, flowers everywhere, new creative patterns and fabrics.Here are my favorite collection,Let’s start:

1)Elie Saab:

As I’d like to call: The Genius. He never disappointed me.The livestream time was during my school time: So all day long, I was waiting impatiently to see what Saab had done. Each time, I say he reaches the pick but in every new collection he finds another pick to reach it, unbelievable. It was inspired by his past, back in the 60’s, dedicated to Beirut. This period for him was: golden age. (more…)