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PAM HOGG – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

PAM HOGG FASHION SHOW PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Eye catching, scandalous fashion is was brought to life in Paris thanks to  Pam Hogg. This outrageous, skin baring collection, shown with the support of unique personalities such as Alice Dellal also used a ‘costume’ approach to fashion design. The infamous Pam Hogg chose to work on the…

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PAULE KA – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

PAULE KA PRESENTATION PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Paule Ka’s spring 2012 collection showed a lot of knits with a colourful traditional style. Silhouettes play with shape and volume whilst remaining relaxed and loose-fit. Prints are abstract with gritty urban-inspired patterens. For the new season, the Paule Ka woman looks forward to brighter days in the…

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VERONIQUE LEROY – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

  VERONIQUE LEROY FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The 1977 film La Communion Solennelle, by René Féret's inspired Véronique Leroy’s SS12 collection where once again, her theme of the costume shines through in her garments. The roles that described her creations included that of a strong aunt, a lamb mother, and a demure teen. The…

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ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER HAUTE COUTURE  - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW Alexandre Vauthier, who presented his first haute couture line in 2009 after working at Mugler and Jean Paul Gaulthier, recently showed his collection for Fall/Winter 2011 at Haute Couture week in Paris. The show took place at the Bibliotheque des Genovefians, the library inside of Lycée…

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ALEXIS MABILLE – PARIS F/W 2011 HAUTE COUTURE FASHION SHOW

ALEXIS MABILLE - PARIS F/W 2011 HAUTE COUTURE FASHION SHOW In an array of feathers, crepe and organza, the fall couture collection from Alexis Mabille, the 33 year old Lyonnais French couturier lived up to his pension for extravagance. Inspired by the classic French fables fromJean de la Fontaine, each look was a different animal: an ant, a swan, a…

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ARMANI PRIVE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

ARMANI PRIVE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW Kimono, kimono. Armani Privé has latched on to Japan full force, with obi-inspired belts, kimono collars, and origami folding. Cherry blossom prints made appearances, but also a few prints that are reminescent of asian florals, that were less than literal thankfully. The cuts of jackets and tops…

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CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW The retro-feel at Chanel's haute couture show was injected with modernity. Held at the Grand Palais, Karl Lagerfeld had a neon Place Vendome recreated to honor Coco Chanel, who spent many of her years living at the Ritz there, and where there is still a Chanel…

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CHANEL JOAILLERIE – PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION

CHANEL JOAILLERIE - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION The Chanel Joaillerie Haute Couture collection for Fall/Winter 2011 is exquisite. The collection Contrastes,revolves through shades of contrast and brilliance. Inspired by Orpheus and his hypnotic musical gift, the presentation opens with a stunning broach displayed on a harp, which shadow reveals a ghostly hand playing it. As you traverse into…

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CHRISTIAN DIOR HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

CHRISTIAN DIOR HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW Christian Dior, a fashion house that has been turned upside down with Galliano's dramatic exit, has yet to find it's balance. While the haute couture collection for Fall/Winter 2011 included beautiful moments, such as the head pieces from Stephen Jones, ghastly things happened in the…

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DIDIT HEDIPRASETYO – PARIS F/W 2011 HAUTE COUTURE FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

  DIDIT HEDIPRASETYO - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION A young Indonesian designer, Didit Hediprasetyo drew inspiration from Dubussy's Clair de Lune from the Suite bergamasque for his Fall/Winter 2011 collection. Wanting to bridge the graceful and elegance of auditory art with fashion, Hediprasetyo interpreted the piece subtly invoking thoughts of moon lit evenings. Presented in the Hotel de…

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GIVENCHY HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

GIVENCHY HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW Stunning and delicate, Riccardo Tisci's haute couture collection for Givenchy Fall/Winter 2011 awes with its intricate and painstaking details. Nearly every small thing was hand made or hand cut and took months to fabricate. The complexity is like that of any masterpiece, clear and beautiful from a distance but…

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GUSTAVOLINS – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

GUSTAVOLINS - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW Collection 017 from Gustavo Lins focuses on traditional couture techniques and mingles them with luxury fabrics and materials such as silk jersey, japanese crêpe, cashmere, and mink. The Asian inspiration is undeniable, and the touches of braided copper and mink and fox furs were warm enhancements in this…

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JANTAMINIAU HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

  JANTAMINIAU HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION VIDEO Entitled Nature Extends, Jan Taminiau's newest couture collection transports his audience into a fantastical world. His seemingly partial human creatures appear to be something born from the depths of a mythical forrest. Especially impressive was his manipulation of unusual materials, most significantly, of cork. Spiralling flowers that…

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JEAN PAUL GAULTHIER HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

JEAN PAUL GAULTHIER HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW Haute couture is not about women for Jean Paul Gaulthier. He is among the few couturiers to send men down the runway for his haute couture collections. The mixture of styles and cuts are coherent, and playful, with many famed models and artists taking to the…

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LYUBOV – PARIS F/W 2011 POP-UP STORE & PRESENTATION

LYUBOV - PARIS F/W 2011 POP-UP STORE & PRESENTATIONIn honor of Haute Couture week in Paris, Lyubov hosted a cocktail on July 7, 2011 at the "Pop-Up Lyubov" in the 1st arrondissement. Chanel and Colette put together this Pop-Up store on rue Saint-Honoré featuring Lyubov, the fashion house founded by Viktoria Bagryantseva in 2006. The Russian designer completed her training…

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MAXIME SIMOENS – PARIS F/W 2011 HAUTE COUTURE FASHION SHOW

  MAXIME SIMOENS - PARIS F/W 2011 HAUTE COUTURE PRESENTATION VIDEO Newly accepted as a guest member of La Fédération Française de la Couture, Maxime Simoëns presented his second ever haute couture line for the Fall/Winter 2011 season. Born in 1984, he has also become the first designer to be accepted by the Fédération before ever holding an haute couture…

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QUENTIN VERON HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

QUENTIN VERON HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW The Middle Age from Quentin Veron for Fall/Winter 2011-2012 best suits a "no-nonsense" kind of woman with an extravagant flare. Leather and an abundance of furs are the highlight of this focused collection. Meanwhile, the styling clips that remained in the hair, the barely there black dresses that…

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VALENTINO HAUTE COUTURE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

VALENTINO HAUTE COUTURE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW The Italian fashion house Valentino, ventured into Russian history for their collection for Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011. In rich velvets, lace, satins, and cashmere, the gowns have a fairytale-like essence. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli together have achieved a collection that is a breathtaking testament…

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VALERIAN HUGHES – PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION

VALERIAN HUGHES - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION Venus, star of the night, the couture collection from Valerian Hughes for Fall/Winter 2011, is a bit scattered. There are interesting elements, such as the sculptural black tulle that climbs up a black silk dress, or an organza/satin/silk concoction with an oversized fur collar. However the mixture of too…

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XUAN THU NGUYEN – PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION

XUAN THU NGUYEN - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION Xuan Thu Nguyen is a Vietnamese designer who has been designing in Paris since 2005, and unfortunately she has recently closed her boutique in the Marais. An Exotic Winter Garden, Nguyen's title for the Fall/Winter 2011 collection is reminiscent of a menagerie. Perhaps that was in large part,…

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