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Haute Couture Fashion Week - all articles - page 4 of 5

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Paris Couture Week has arrived!

Can you believe it but another Paris Haute Couture Week is now upon us! That means lots and lots of incredible dresses - a nice change from the men's shows which have taken over Paris and Milan for the couple of weeks.... Read more »

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Flying Saucer spots new trends for models hitting the bottle... of hair dye!

Ah models! I have a huge passion for models. Despite all the controversy, I love looking at backstage shots and seeing the girls reading books or pulling funny faces. I love watching my favourite models being transformed... Read more »

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Haute Couture Week: Valentino A/W 2009 - check out the runway footage!

Following a lukewarm reception from critics for their début couture collection last season, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli appear to have redeemed themselves this season. Valentino's A/W 2009-10... Read more »

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Haute Couture Fashion Week: Elie Saab A/W 2009 - watch the show!

Things were all-white at the Elie Saab couture show on Wednesday. And when I say all-white, I mean it literally. The fashion house staged a completely ethereal white show, comprising of 45 looks, mostly short and... Read more »

Couture Fashion Week - Jean Paul Gaultier A/W 09

Couture Fashion Week - Jean Paul Gaultier A/W 09

Jean Paul Gaultier switched on the glamour for his couture show, as models strutted out in retro red-carpet gowns and luxurious furs. There was a hint of futurism, but that too was seen through sepia lenses. The art deco... Read more »

Haute Couture Fashion Week - Givenchy A/W 2009

Haute Couture Fashion Week - Givenchy A/W 2009

Galliano did brights , Lacroix stuck to darks , but with Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy it was a whole other caper. For his A/W '09 couture offering, Bedouin princess warriors semi-concealed in chiffon hoods and gold Middle... Read more »

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Couture FROWs: Kylie Minogue at Jean Paul Gaultier; Isabel Lucas at Chanel

The celebs continued to pour into Paris and yesterday's shows proved to be a real star-spotting occasion. Just as she did last couture season , Kylie Minogue dropped by to support her friend Jean Paul Gaultier... Read more »

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Haute Couture Fashion Week: Chanel A/W 2009 - includes video!

Brushing off retirement rumours , Karl Lagerfeld claimed he "would die with his boots on" ahead of unveiling his autumn/winter 2009 couture collection for Chanel . Returning to his larger-than-life sets at the... Read more »

Haute Couture Fashion Week Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal A/W 09

Haute Couture Fashion Week Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal A/W 09

Maison Martin Margiela 's Artisanal collection is shown at the same time at the couture shows but it always feels like more of a sketchpad for their main collection. Inventive as always, there were waistcoats made from false... Read more »

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Couture FROWs: Cate Blanchett and Megan Fox at Armani Prive; Roisin Murphy at Givenchy

As is usually the case, Haute Couture Week in Paris attracts the most fashionable of glitterati to its front rows. Yesterday, it was Armani loyalist Cate Blanchett who attended the Armani Prive A/W '09 show.... Read more »

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Christian Lacroix A/W 2009

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Christian Lacroix A/W 2009

The crowd stood to applaud Christian Lacroix as he unveiled what could be his last haute couture collection yesterday. The designer, whose fashion house has endured recent economic troubles and staff lay-offs, showed 24... Read more »

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Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Christian Dior A/W 2009

Haute Couture Week is well underway in Paris, and yesterday it was the always-colourful John Galliano who unveiled his autumn/winter 2009 collection for Christian Dior . Moving his show to upstairs at the Dior flagship... Read more »

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Paris Haute Couture Week 2009 begins!

Get ready because Paris Haute Couture Week is right on our doorstep! All eyes will be on this season's Couture Week, to see which designers will show restraint in these hard economic times, and better yet who won't. The... Read more »

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Jean Paul Gaultier S/S 2009

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Jean Paul Gaultier S/S 2009

Jean Paul Gaultier's couture collection could have been a rehashing of one of his shows from almost twenty years ago. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. The designer was arguably at the height of his career when Madonna... Read more »

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Shoelaces, craft paper, combs and straws: Nothing is too unusual for Martin Margiela's Artisanal couture presentation

Click image to enlarge Most designers' couture shows are very extravagant affairs, showcasing clothes that are only suitable for a masked ball or somesuch but then Martin Margiela isn't your average designer.... Read more »

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Alexis Mabille tries out 'borderline couture' (with added flowers)

"Times are hard, but we mustn't let darkness rule; we need flowers." - Alexis Mabille , the designer who hit the fashion radar when Keira Knightley wore one of his dresses to the premiere of The Duchess, spoke to... Read more »

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Valentino S/S 2009

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Valentino S/S 2009

Following the rather awkward departure of Alessandra Facchinetti from Valentino only two seasons after Valentino Garavani's retirement, new design team Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli had a lot to prove with their... Read more »

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Kylie Minogue drops into Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture show, Paris

More famous faces are dropping into Paris Haute Couture Week with one major star making her presence known at Jean Paul Gaultier . Kylie Minogue stopped by Gaultier's couture show to congratulate him and to... Read more »

FRONT ROW: Who was at Givenchy Haute Couture S/S 2009?

FRONT ROW: Who was at Givenchy Haute Couture S/S 2009?

There has been much speculation about who was (and who wasn't) going to be at Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris this week. But judging by the Givenchy front row yesterday, there was no shortage of heavy hitters with the top... Read more »

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Elie Saab S/S 2009

Gallery: Haute Couture Fashion Week - Elie Saab S/S 2009

Elie Saab may be predictable, but he always produces gorgeous couture. With a colour palette that resembled the displays at Laduree , this was a candy-coloured procession of gowns fit for the red carpet. There were a few... Read more »