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  • Moncler Gamme Rouge F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Part performance art spectacle part fashion show with a practical sensibility given their product range, there’s no denying the thrill of an all-out show from Moncler Gamme Rouge. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw designer Giambattista Valli creating a faux ski lift complete with fake snow for a parade of must-have coats and outerwear…

    Published on March 07, 2012
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    Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Channeling the aggressive, strong shouldered 80’s era Parisian vixen that a slew of younger label’s have ticked off this season made for a smart, sensual move for YSL’s Stefano Pilati and his swan song at Yves Saint Laurent as it saw the designer leaving on a strong, brazenly sexy note. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND…

    Published on March 07, 2012
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  • Paul Smith Fall 2012 Womenswear Collection

    Runway Review: Adding a relaxed wide-leg cropped pant to his signature line-up of mens’s inspired staples, boxy suiting, painterly prints, preppy knits and pajama-inspired garb may not have been a harbinger of anything entirely new to come but it did make for a collection from Paul Smith that’s destined to find its way into almost…

    Published on March 07, 2012
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  • Paco Rabanne F/W 2012 – Paris Fashion Week

    By capitalizing on the legacy of Paco Rabanne’s 60’s era touchstones with modern updates and an urban warrior minded spirit, the latest collection from the label offered a heady dose of party ready confections meant to evoke the ultimate in luxurious, statement making finery while marching precariously to its own beat. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS In…

    Published on March 06, 2012
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  • Neil Barrett F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Over the past few season’s we’ve seen menswear darling Neil Barrett slowly begin to epitomize the strength of a chic, urban dwelling techno sportif minded woman while subtly delivering an on-trend comprehensive range each season filtered through his own hand at sensible and practical sportswear for the complicated lifestyle needs of today. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS…

    Published on March 06, 2012
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  • Pierre Balmain F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    While considerably less flashy than it’s mainline counterpart Balmain, diffusion line Pierre Balmain saw Fall 2012 heading towards more considerably safe waters with a range of rethought basics with a streamlined, foundation building sensibility. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Amongst the mix stood sharp tailoring with a few fitted body-con dresses to boot and an assortment…

    Published on March 06, 2012
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  • Aganovich, the small label to watch from Paris Fashion Week

    Notes from Paris… It’s quite the scene here in the city of light this week as it’s Paris Fashion Week for the Fall 2012 season. Fashion designers are madly racing to put the finishing touches on their collections, while fashion show attendees, groupies, fashion bloggers, buyers, and magazine editors are all scurrying breathlessly from one show to…

    Published on March 06, 2012
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  • Loub & Nude- The Christian Louboutin Review, “Feu” at The Crazy Horse Paris

    The Crazy Horse Paris has its first “Guest Creator” for legendary, sexy romp and that is no other than Christian Louboutin. Louboutin is directing four original and unique tableaux shows that The Crazy Horse describes as being “inspired by various eclectic worlds, which constitute a personal look at femininity in all its forms.”  The show is called…

    Published on March 05, 2012
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  • Balenciaga F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    After more than a decade at the helm of one of fashion’s most influential labels, mastermind Nicolas Ghesquiere was back with another winner of a collection with this time’s goal focusing on thoroughly modern updates to the working girl’s wardrobe. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Combined with slinky patch worked chiffon dresses, sculptural a-line ra-ra skirts…

    Published on March 02, 2012
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  • Maison Martin Margiela F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Subverted & tweaked plays on tailored workwear made for a sober yet challenging outing from the atelier of Maison Martin Margiela. And while and a bulk of the collection was composed of tricky slashed & spliced separates that evoked a linear silhouette, there was also plenty of reworked, rethought basics to add a witty albeit…

    Published on March 02, 2012
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  • Christophe Lemaire F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Fall 2012 saw Hermes designer Christophe Lemaire once again working his eastern tinged, minimalist, masculine minded hand with a welcome addition of knits interspersed with smart utility pieces that were far from basic. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Imagined in the best of deluxe fabrications in moody autumnal hues, this designer continues to offer essentials so…

    Published on March 02, 2012
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  • Azzaro F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Hailing from Lanvin, Mathilde Castello Branco’s debut collection at Azzaro may not have been a game changer when it comes to the label’s signature, refined party dresses, but she did manage to add a few subtle notions to the label’s precise direction. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Amidst the pretty, pitch perfect gala ready offerings were…

    Published on March 02, 2012
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  • Bouchra Jarrar F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Since leaving Balenciaga Bouchra Jarrar has made a name for herself amidst Paris mega labels with collections rife with chic tailoring and graphic cuts that stand on their own. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw the designer attempting to fill in the blanks of a working woman’s wardrobe with elegant suiting options with crisp,…

    Published on March 02, 2012
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  • See by Chloe F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Although See by Chloe has remained a quiet yet increasingly salable & lucrative secondary line to high-end French go-to label Chloe, it comes as somewhat of a welcome surprise to see the offshoot finally make it’s runway debut after ten years in business. And while other respective labels like Marc by Marc Jacobs have been garnering…

    Published on February 29, 2012
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  • Milan Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen over the past few weeks with runway reviews, fashion show coverage & backstage beauty, we wanted to take a moment to consider the highlights & top trends to inspire an easy-chic wardrobe update from Milan F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Jil Sander- Raf Simons swan song for…

    Published on February 29, 2012
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