Category: Paris

Haute Couture Paris Runway Shows

Fendi’s Couture Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld

  Recently, in Rome, guests gathered at the heart of the ancient city to preview Fendi’s Fall/Winter 2019 Haute Couture collection—a tribute to the late Karl Lagerfeld, entitled “The Dawn of Romanity.” Atop the Colle Palatino, the centermost point of the city’s seven hills, the evening began at sunset, where …
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Paris Haute Couture A/W19-20: DIOR

In November 1944, an exhibition entitled “Problems of Clothing” was set to appear at MoMA. The exhibition underwent a retitle before its opening, officially named “Are Clothes Modern?” to be neither a fashion show nor a costume display, but a presentation of dress reforms. The quick title switch was an …
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Paris Haute Couture A/W19-20: IRIS VAN HERPEN

Iris van Herpen created a “Hypnotic,” a wow-worthy collection employing the magic of nature’s tapestries based on artist Anthony Howe and his entrancing sculpture, Omniverse. Emerging from behind the sculpture that started it all, models walked a runway in multilayered organza creations that entranced the viewers with their folds, curves, …
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Paris Haute Couture A/W19: RAMI Al ALI

Syrian designer, Rami Al Ali, returned to Paris for the sixteenth season to present his latest Autumn/Winter 2019 Couture collection at the opulent Hotel Ritz Paris recently. The venues historic walls provided an idyllic backdrop to showcase the designers 17 piece collection, inspired by the in vogue ‘Café Society’ of the …
Paris Fashion Menswear Runway Shows

PFW Men: DUNHILL SS20

Inspired by Japanese design and its influence on Britain’s clothing culture in the 1980s, dunhill presented us with a collection of opposing forces. Classicism was distorted, the austere was re-imagined with elegance, and the subtlest of details turned simple basics into the highlights of the collection. Relaxed, wrapped tailoring similar …