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  • Catch the Glory of Original Balenciaga at Cristobal Balenciaga, Collector of Fashions in Paris

    Cristobal Balenciaga, Collector of Fashions in Paris

    What’s hot in Paris? In the city of French Chic, comes an important fashion exhibition in homage to master French couturier Cristobal Balenciaga… the man before the brand as many know it today. A fabulous new exhibit of the couturier Balenciaga’s fashions has just opened. The collection is a tribute to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of the master fashion designer. >> MORE: Costume Exhibitions and Styles and more Museums It was generously donated by the family of Balenciaga and celebrates his legacy with forty haute…

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  • Revisit: The Best of Haute Couture Spring 2012 to Keep You Dreaming

    Dior Couture Spring 2012

    While the number of shows continues to shrink from season to season, the recent Haute Couture shows for Spring 2012 rigorously continued on with the regal, other-worldly appeal that couture has always made feel so ultimately exclusive. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And although a new guard is slowly joining the ranks with collections that veer a tad bit too much towards the unnecessarily dramatic, there were a handful of top shows that offered thoroughly modern and gloriously conceived options for the elite…

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  • Giorgio Armani Prive- Haute Couture Spring 12

    Giorgio Armani Prive sp12

    GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE Haute Couture Fashion Show Photos / Runway Collection Spring / Summer 2012 Paris Couture Fashion Week >> More on Giorgio Armani Prive >> More featuring the Armani brand Complete Couture: S/S 2012 MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS  In their words… GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE’ Spring/Summer Collection 2012 METAMORPHOSIS Nature’s gift to itself. An irresistible transformation into something new and surprising, with garments that reveal an unexpected sensuality. Unusual colours like chartreuse yellow, underlying thread that runs through the entire collection, are also used…

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  • Celebrity Watch- Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture in London

    Givenchy Rooney Mara

    Actress Rooney Mara cut an ultra-chic swath in a decadent ivory column dress from Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci at the premiere of ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ in London just the other day and made a case for red-carpet whites and got it right. Cut-outs give her dress a contemporary spin and save it from teetering on the matrimonial while her sleek hair and subtle make-up lend her look an unexpected urbane yet reserved elegance. Everything about…

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  • Best of Resort 2012: The Usual Suspects


    Runway Review: Prada, Celine, Chloe… yup, you guessed it!As usual, our favorite collections from the Resort 2012 presentations come from the ladies we always look to for inspiration galore.Here's a look at what's amping our shopping lists and making us think our wardrobes over.Don't forget to put some key accessories trends on your radar too… like Prada ladylike pointy pumps, a soft and easy beret, crisp clutch,and a modern take on an ascot. –N.H.>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsPrada

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  • Best of Haute Couture Fall 2011- Givenchy and Valentino


    A girl's gotta dream….so here's some inspiration…For the very limited few who actually can afford to buy Haute Couture and for the actresses who gladly wear it on the red carpet, couture is a luxury that few will ever be able to feel on their bodies. So when given the opportunity to indulge in one of fashion's greatest fantasies, it may as well be gorgeous! Some faves… – SH>> MORE: Fashion Shows and Runway ReviewsAs the roster of Haute Couture…

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  • Red Carpet Maternity Chic- Natalie Portman in Givenchy Haute Couture

    Michael Buckner

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Perfect styling for a pregnant figure All eyes are on what pregnant Natalie Portman will wear to tonight’s Oscars. But, let’s take a pregnant pause as to what the Oscar-nominated acress wore last night to the 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Why? Because it is perfect maternity chic styling for a dressy night out. Natalie Portman wore an empire-cut, short, full-skirted dress in beige silk chiffon and pleated cotton poplin incrusted with acid yellow lace from Givenchy Haute…

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  • Best of Haute Couture Spring 2011


    Runway Review: Paris Couture Fashion Week Givenchy, Bouchra Jarra, Valentino I don’t if it’s because of the mass appeal of Juicy Couture or simply the way its meaning evolves as it filters into mainstream vernacular, but "haute couture" although commonly perceived as a custom item of clothing of any sort or price, in actuality is a term protected by law and defined by the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris with very specific rights.

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  • Best of Haute Couture Fall 2010 – The Glamour, The Fantasy, The Allure


    “As we prepare for the Spring 11 Fashion Weeks, we reflect the unimaginable beauty of what was Haute Couture Fall 2010. Naveed Hussain has spent some time digesting the magnificence of all that is available for only a privileged few.Haute Couture has been a tireless subject of debate. While many like to continually point out it’s weak sales across the board and diminishing relevance in society. Although that may be the case, wasn’t it always?Isn’t couture about that unattainable and…

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  • Oscar Dress Red Carpet Review

    82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    Oscar Dress Red Carpet ReviewFashion’s Best, Worst, and Plenty in the Middle on the Academy Awards Red Carpet. It’s the morning after and which star wore the most memorable Oscar Dress?Truth be told, less is more when it comes to the perfect Oscar dress unless you aim to make a big bold statement on the red carpet.It’s unfortunate that so many stylists got the memo on frothy dresses with full skirts and plenty of trains because by the end of…

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