Tag: fall 2012

YULIA YANINA – HAUTE COUTURE FALL/WINTER 2012 RUNWAY

YULIA YANINA - HAUTE COUTURE RUNWAY Yulia Yanina’s collection whispered of a mysterious, winged creature from centuries past. Seated in the Résidence de l'Ambassadeur de Russie, Hôtel d'Estrées guests were visited by visions of the Sirin, a Russian mythological creature that symbolizes eternal joy and heavenly happiness. Stately blacks and browns were accentuated with luxurious…

0 Shares

GIVENCHY – HAUTE COUTURE – FALL / 2012

GIVENCHY - HAUTE COUTURE Ricardo Tisci awoke the spirit of Hubert De Givenchy with these marvelous gowns, summoning a memory from the past, yet managing to provide us with visions of sci-fi women. Hanging beaded strings stamped the collection and a modern synthesis of velvet fur and leather created a peculiarly ethnic, futuristic sensation. Sandal boots and…

0 Shares

CHRISTIAN LACROIX – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

CHRISTIAN LACROIX - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW With cross motifs, and a bit of kitsch thrown in with relaxed, classic menswear design, the Christian Lacroix Fall/Winter 2012 collection cautiously attempts to toe the line between safe and daring. The exceptional explosive print used in a sporty ensemble unfortunately stuck out like a bit of…

0 Shares

DIOR HOMME – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

DIOR HOMME - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW This has been the season of military inspiration and Kris van Assche approached this trend head-on for Fall/Winter 2012 with the collection “A Soldier on my Own”. This Dior Homme army takes sportswear and tailors it to perfection. Like past seasons, which were minimalistic in approach, van…

0 Shares

HENRIK VIBSKOV – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

HENRIK VIBSKOV - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW True to his reputation for staging a spectacle on the runway, Henrik Vibskov had his models walk down a series of moving boards controled by pulleys. A master of prints and knits, Vibskov’s eye is on point with this collection, pairing stripes, mini-optical illusions, tribal influenced prints…

0 Shares

JULIUS – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

JULIUS - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW The foggy atmosphere and ambient music at the Julius Fall/Winter 2012 show matched the ambiguous and somewhat mysterious collection. Following the military trend this season with his thick boots and leather cargos, head designer Tatsuro Horikawa also stayed in his typically gothic direction. The collection was a bit…

0 Shares

JUUN J – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

JUUN J - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Entitled Distended, the Fall/Winter collection from Juun J takes classical pieces and reinterprets them in a more exaggerated or modern manner, by altering the seams, creating new lines within the body of the piece, for example. The collection contains several boxy, oversized trenches, coats, and parkas that…

0 Shares

MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Incredible texture blends were the highlight of the Fall/Winter collection from Maison Martin Margiela, colorblocked in some instances, and layered in others. Combinations of camel hair coats, sheepskin, muskrat furs, vinyl, denim, and most peculiarly, polyethylene, aka plastic trash bag, parkas both intrigued and confounded. Athletic…

0 Shares

QASIMI HOMME – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

QASIMI HOMME - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Stretched between East and West, Khalid Al Qasimi kept his signature cultural blending trademarks in place for “Opus”, the Fall/Winter 2012 collection from Qasimi Homme. Although inspired by “dark romance”, what he showed was closer to an at times militant sportswear paired with a flowing softness that…

0 Shares

SONGZIO – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

SONGZIO - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW The invitation for the Songzio show was an impressive bande dessiné, illuminating the vastness to be found in one’s own environment, steeped with an air of mystery and silently pending adventure. Songzio is sleek, quiet elegance in this abundance of coats, some detailed with soft lamb skin belts…

0 Shares

WOOYOUNGMI – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

WOOYOUNGMI - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW South Korean Wooyoungmi showed her clean and classic Fall/Winter 2012 collection on January 21st. Doing a retake on a retro pinstripe double breasted jacket, she elongates the torso and with a shortened pant hem shortens the leg, which might be counter-intuitive design wise, but is pulled off flawlessly.…

0 Shares

Where Art, Fashion & Culture Collide

Member Login

Forgot Password?

Join Us

Password Reset

Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.