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Vanessa Bruno Fall 2011: Wispy Layers

PARIS, March 9, 2011/FW/– Little house on the prairie on chic-steroids might describe the Vanessa Bruno collection held on Monday night in the Palais de Tokyo. Opening with white on white layering, slouchy leather boots over scrunched sweater socks, and a floppy hat released some foreshadowing into a collection that professed confident innocence at its finest. Draped... 

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Arzu Kaprol Fall 2011: Archeology of the Future

PARIS, Mar 9, 2011/ — With the works of French artist Arman as a starting point and inspiration source, Turkish designer Arzu Kaprol deconstructed and reconstructed familiar silhouettes to create something new yet recognizable. In her interpretation of the future by deconstructing the past, Arzu Kaprol highlighted the shoulder like armour, silver brocade plastron... 

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Talbot Runhof Fall 2011

  PARIS, March 9, 2011/FW/– A tale of the unrequited love for a film star teetering between obsession and youthful innocence acted as the inspiration for the Talbot Runhof fall collection, examining the juxtaposition between masculine and feminine, dark and white, draped and tailored. Except for splashes of rosewood and Bordeaux, colors were kept to a minimum palette... 

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Zac Posen Fall 2011

PARIS, Mar 8, 2011/ — On March 3rd, 2011 at 11 am, designer Zac Posen returned to Paris, presenting his Fall/ Winter 2011 eponymous collection in the newly christened basement of the Palais de Tokyo. The collection itself looked toward the lines and contours of nature – reinterpreting distinctive shapes to emphasize the female form. Holding true to this concept... 

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Ingrid Vlasov Fall 2011

  PARIS, March 8, 2011/FW/– Long hemlines dominated the Ingrid Vlasov show on Tuesday at the Westin Paris. Light hues initiated the presentation with sci-fi like sculptured shoulders and backs that appeared as though sprouting miniature angel wings. Black lace appliqués anointed white off white fabrics, resulting in slightly gothic and medieval reflections. Some... 

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Junko Shimada Fall 2011

PARIS, Mar 8, 2011/ FW/ — The venue filled to capacity, the loyal Junko Shimada fans expectant, the Japanese designer did not disappoint as she sent out a sharply tailored collection that is wearable and highly covetable. Cryptically entitled “From 5 to 7” Junko Shimada dressed the ladies from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, i.e. right after work and before dinner where... 

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Collette Dinnigan Fall 2011

PARIS, Mar 8, 2011 / FW/ — Entitled “Portrait of a Woman,” the Collette Dinnigan Fall 2011 / Winter 2012 collection is a testament to the Australian designer’s strength – vibrantly feminine silhouettes that swings from sexy to innocent. Bold colors and structured shapes encapsulate the mystique of a woman as Collette Dinnigan proposes re-imagined true... 

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Harryhalim Fall 2011: The Fates of Fashion

PARIS, Mar 7, 2011/ FW/ — Entitled ATROPOS, designer Harry Halim was inspired by the Greek Fates or Moirae – Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. According to Greek mythology, Clotho is the “spinner”, the one who spun the thread of life from her distaff onto her spindle. Lachesis is the “allotter” or drawer of lots, the one who measured the thread... 

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Sonia Rykiel Fall 2011: Playfully Pleasant

PARIS, March 7, 2011/FW/–With a set much like a Broadway production, metal fencing and fluorescent lighting made for playful model interaction at Sonia Rykiel, where the girls hung out on the runway as new looks came spouting out. The cheerful attitudes caused for quite a charming atmosphere and correlated brilliantly with the colorful collection embellished with... 

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Georges Hobeika Signature Fall 2011

PARIS, Mar 7, 2011/ FW/ — In the intimate setting of an installation, Georges Hobeika unveiled his Signature Collection, the designer’s ready-to-wear line. A declination of is famed couture line, the Georges Hobeika Signature Collection focuses mainly on eveningwear, a reflection of the designer’s well-heeled Middle Eastern clientele. Proposing pastel shades... 

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Commuun Fall 2011: Primary Modernity

PARIS, March 7, 2011/FW/– Primary colors against black and white hues are obviously trending this season, and the Commuun collection took this mode to a new level of modernity by infusing a techno temper and futuristic undertones. Designers Kaito Hori and Iku Furudate played with opposing textures, such as sheer against fur, glossy against flat. Layering piqued... 

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