Pierpaolo Piccioli has shown us a superb parade. The Valentino Spring-Summer 2018 Haute Couture collection has combined red carpet dresses with simpler outings, but without losing the essence and exclusivity of the high couture. And a unique detail: each design is embroidered inside the name of the dressmaker who has made it.
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Fendi has taken us to Rome and its impressive Colosseum to present the Fall / Winter 2019-2020 Haute Couture collection. A scenario in which the Italian firm, already without the baton of Karl Lagerfeld, wants to reaffirm its Roman roots. The Dawn of Romance collection shows us 54 silhouettes identified with Karl Lagerfeld's 54 years in the FENDI house.
The Dior Couture parade with which he presented his collection for next fall-winter 2019 has been commented, but little has been said about the spectacular design that closed the runway at number 30 of Avenue Montaigne. And it deserves a separate theme. Maria Grazia Chiuri has finished the maison parade in style and has left us with her mouth open.
The dreary black takes Dior and his haute couture to one of the most boring parades since Maria Grazia's arrival at the French house
The expectation of the Dior Couture parade is always high, especially when the staging is almost as important as the collections themselves. The number 30 of Avenue Montaigne has become the place chosen by the French house to present the Haute Couture collection for next Fall-Winter 2019, but today it was darker than ever.
The strass takes the seam of Schiaparelli to the top with an exquisite and risky collection in equal parts
Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week has already begun. One of the most important events in the sector where you can see the most complex, delicate and, of course, expensive creations. The kick-off was given by Schiaparelli, the mythical sewing house that continues to surprise every season.
Dior has held its Haute Couture parade in Dubai. A Spring-Summer 2019 collection that we could already see in Paris, but that Maria Grazia Chiuri has decided to expand with 15 exclusive looks, also inspired by the circus, where gold, red and different shades of green have been the main colors.
This only happens in Haute Couture: a quote from Shakespeare in a Valentino dress that was embroidered in 580 hours
"If you love me, I will always be in your heart. If you hate me, I will always be in your mind." Tremendous choice the one proposed by William Shakespeare, but not so difficult when it comes to Haute Couture and especially Valentino. We love him, we adore him and he will always be in our hearts. Along with this incredible dream of dress, inspired by Elizabethan fashion, and with an embroidery that is a work of art in every way.
The black and white of Haute Couture reaffirms the mystery of Dior's future without forgetting the golden light
And it is that the Dior house is about to turn its history around, everything indicates that this Friday the new successor of Raf Simons will be announced at the head of the firm but before it was necessary to present the Winter Haute Couture parade . In the mythical offices of the number 30 of the Montaigne Avenue, with a quite simple scenery but with guests from the height of Celine Dion or the rock star Johnny Hallyday.
The ethereal and romantic brides but who anticipate trends as authentic it girls by Armiche Rodríguez for Nihil Obstat
I have already spoken to you about Armiche Rodríguez on many occasions, as well as being a great designer, he is one of the people who knows most about the history of fashion in Spain (he is one of the most popular professors of the European Design Institute). On the occasion of the Givenchy retrospective at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum he gave us a master class that I invite you to reread, and also offered us a masterful lesson between seams of the models of Máxima de Holanda.
Haute Couture is made to make us dream, especially when it unfolds the romanticism and femininity of Giambattista Valli dresses. There are many evening dresses that we may see soon in the body of some celebrities, but there are also some really wonderful short dresses.
Paris is the epicenter of all eyes right now. The reason? Its Haute Couture parades arouse the interest of all fashionistas and sighs with each of the collections presented. And today everyone talks about the same thing: Chanel, its new Spring-Summer 2016 collection and (of course) its staging.
This has been the first parade of Dior Haute Couture after the departure of Raf Simons as creative director
The Rodin Museum has been the place chosen by the Maison Dior to celebrate the Parade of Haute Couture, the first without Raf Simons in charge of the creative side of the firm. With a decoration of mirrors that makes Dior women appear and disappear and also impress themselves and strangers, although lavenders will never forget the last and epic Raf Simons parade for Dior.
To talk about Versace Atelier is to talk about great models, a heart attack front row and ultra sexy dresses with openings that touch the impossible and exploit the more feminine side of those who wear them. Opening the Haute Couture circuit, Versace Atelier Spring-Summer 2016 has continued this path, delighting us with models such as Behati Prinsloo, Lara Stone, Gigi Hadid - in charge of closing the parade -, Joan Smalls, Rosie Huntington or Irina Shayk, and tearing off the applause with dresses in acid tones and strings as a detail.
Olivier Rousteing is the best thing that has happened to Balmain in decades. Since taking the signature into his hands nine years ago, the designer has managed to take it to the top, sculpting his identity and giving him more popularity than ever. It was the perfect time to return to Haute Couture, after 16 years without doing so.
Elie Saab invites us to dream in a world full of delicacy thanks to her Paraíso de Alta Costura Vida Paraíso, inspired by the underwater flora of the Caribbean. The Lebanese creator is always one of the most anticipated fashion shows of the Paris Fashion Week. His jewel creations are unique, always so impregnated with femininity and elegance.
The Valentino Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2019 parade makes Naomi Campbell cry herself and is not for less
Tears in the eyes of Naomi Campbell, this is how we have seen the Goddess of Ebony at the end of the wonderful parade of Valentino Haute Couture. Falling in love with people again and again is becoming natural in the work of Pierpaolo Piccioli and it is that these works of art are, at the very least, to admire them.
Before the watchful eye of Celine Dion, Giorgio Armani presented his Spring-summer 2019 Haute Couture collection. Without surprises in the pattern or in the inspiration (the jackets we have seen them before in many parades, and the oriental inspiration is recurring in Armani), the parade brings us elegance by adding a lot of color (blue, red and purple especially), and fabrics Sophisticated, lurex, sequins, fringes and feathers to achieve stunning textures and combinations with winks at Art Deco.
Givenchy Haute Couture 2019, sublime in jackets and somewhat looser in dresses, this has been its last parade in Paris
Givenchy, in one of his great moments, has returned to present a collection Haute Couture note. Something that does not surprise us at all, his recent incorporation Clare Waight Keller is doing very well and they tell Rosamund Pike and his winning dress at the 2019 Golden Globes.
Everyone talks about the same thing: the absence of Karl Lagerfeld in the Chanel Spring-Summer 2019 Haute Couture parade before the appearance of Virginie Viard. But who is she? It is his right hand for more than thirty years, which has not hesitated to appear at the end before all the expectation that involves a parade of these characteristics.
It is not a groundbreaking proposal, but it is very effective: Valli knows that his dresses of large volumes, short in front and long behind allow you a triumphal entry into any gala and important event. The stars on the red carpet become divas when they wear them, such as Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Kendall Jenner and even the famous tulle dress has been made with greater or lesser success.
Paris dresses in glamor to receive the Fashion Week of Haute Couture in Paris. A week that has begun in style, since on its first day the Dior Spring-Summer 2019 parade has been held, one of the most anticipated of these days, which coincidentally coincides with the birthday of Christian Dior (January 21 1905) Maria Grazia Chiuri has achieved it again, has once again left us speechless with dreamlike creations, this time inspired by the circus and celebrated in an incomparable setting: the Cirque d'hiver of the French capital.