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Haute Couture Fashion Week - all articles - page 2 of 5

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Yasmin Le Bon models 110 pound couture dress for Stephane Rolland

It is not every day that you see a 50 kilo dress strut down the runway, no siree! Not even in Paris. Not even during Haute Couture Week . That is until now. Yasmin Le Bon took to the catwalk in Paris yesterday to... Read more »

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Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring 2012 - A tribute to Amy Winehouse

For his Spring / Summer 2012 Couture collection, Jean Paul Gaultier had one person in mind - Amy Winehouse . Taking inspiration from the late singer's unique style, the French designer unveiled 50s and 60s styles and... Read more »

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Elie Saab Couture S/S 2012 - Oscar dresses get minted

If Elie Saab 's latest couture collection is anything to go by, we can expect to see something other than the predictable black and nude on the red carpet at the Oscars. The Lebanese designer - who's dressed dozens of... Read more »

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Giorgio Armani Privé Spring / Summer 2012 Haute Couture

Giorgio Armani's green machines took over the runway at the presentation of his Armani Privé Haute Couture SS12 collection yesterday. The Italian designer named this one Metamorphosis after the woman "who is at first... Read more »

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Front row at the Couture shows: Anna Wintour, Cameron Diaz, Diane Kruger and more

At Haute Couture Week in Paris , it's pretty hard to upstage the clothes on the runways. That doesn't stop these chic Paris Fashion Week regulars from trying. Here's what you wear to the most exclusive fashion week in the... Read more »

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Chanel Spring / Summer 2012 Haute Couture

Karl Lagerfeld's presentations for Chanel Haute Couture in the Grand Palais are known to feature dramatically theatrical sets. (As if the Grand Palais were not dramatic enough.) This season he kept up tradition by staging... Read more »

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Giambattista Valli Spring / Summer 2012 Haute Couture

After only recently achieving couture status following just one season, Giambattista Valli has shot to the front of the class in Paris. Via a celebration of what he referred to as "the art of the atelier," his Spring... Read more »

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Christian Dior Spring / Summer 2012 Haute Couture

If you were to ask any of us here at CQ, Christian Dior just hasn't been the same since John Galliano departed . Perhaps it is us who needs to change our perception of the fashion house, but somehow we can't quite seem to... Read more »

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Atelier Versace Spring / Summer 2012: Neon neon!

l'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris played host to Atelier Versace today, as Donatella showed a couture collection on the catwalk for the first time in 8 years. The comeback show bore all the hallmarks of the brand, with... Read more »

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CQ Gallery: more celebs at Haute Couture Fashion Week

As Couture Fashion Week in Paris draws to a close we rounded up some of our favorite front row looks. Cate Blanchett and Katie Holmes both attended the Armani Prive presentation, Blanchett in a stunning red structured... Read more »

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CQ Gallery: Valentino's Love Ball

If Couturiers are the royalty of fashion, then Valentino Garavani's Love Ball is their royal wedding. This year's bash to celebrate Couture Fashion Week was themed "The White Fairy Tale Love Ball" and guests dressed... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Elie Saab Autumn/Winter 2011-12

It is easy to see why Elie Saab's sumptious creations are a continuous sight on the red carpets of the world. Sticking to a formula he executes so well, Saab turned to skyscrapers for his Autumn/Winter 2011-12 Haute... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Valentino Autumn/Winter 2011-12

Have Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli been madly obsessing over Kate Middleton too? Or perhaps that's just us! The Valentino designers seem to have drawn upon all things regal and royal for the Haute... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Jean Paul Gaultier Autumn/Winter 2011-12

It seems Jean Paul Gaultier picked up the slack from the loss of John Galliano this season. Not to exempt Galliano of his crimes, but the Christian Dior show certainly wasn't the same without his creative genius behind... Read more »

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Anne Hathaway hits Haute Couture in Paris

Anne Hathaway is in Paris for Haute Couture Fashion Week, and has been seen around town with boyfriend Adam Shulman. At left she is seen on Place Vendome in a more casual chic ensemble (love the colorful heels!) and at right... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Giorgio Armani Prive Autumn/Winter 2011-12

Admitting that he has long been capitvated by the "refined sense of aesthetic" that the Japanese culture holds, Giorgio Armani built his Prive Couture A/W 2011-12 collection around this notion. Like most of us the... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Chanel Autumn/Winter 2011-12

With the show starting at 10pm on Tuesday night, rumour has it that Karl Lagerfeld specifically wanted this start time to allow the moonlight to fill the Grand Palais and create the right astmosphere. The Chanel Haute... Read more »

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CQ Gallery: Front row at Chanel Haute Couture

One of the best see-and-be-seen tickets of the Haute Couture Week is surely Chanel . Some of the lucky ladies (and a gentleman!) in attendance include Daphne Guinness , Poppy Delevigne , Vanessa Traina , Julia... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Alexis Mabille Autumn/Winter 2011-12

Alexis Mabille's Autumn/Winter 2011-12 Couture collection was at the same time fantastical and practical. Exotic plumage, furs and - ahem - horns, belied the allegorical nature of the creations inspired by the fables of Jean... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture: Giambattista Valli Autumn/Winter 2011-12

While Dior seemed to flounder , Giambattista Valli appeared to be victorious with the presentation of the house's debut Haute Couture collection . With a history rich in creating luxurious garments for the it-girls... Read more »