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ARZU KAPROL – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ARZU KAPROL PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Arzu Kaprol's Spring/Summer 2012 collection was breathtaking, and Simply so! with White being the dominant colour; the cuts and shapes of the tight dresses and layered outfits were beautifully enhanced. The white bold statement was followed by episodes of rich brass, gold and silver,…

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CHANEL – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

CHANEL PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS Karl Lagerfeld presented his Spring/Summer 2012 collection at The Grand Palaise; A pure luxurious extravagance. An orchestra played Wagner's "Valkyrie" as 70 Models began marching through the massive venue. White was the main theme for the entire collection, with diverse materials of silk, chiffon and wool. There were…

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CHARLIE LE MINDU – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

CHARLIE LE MINDU PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The Charlie Le Mindu SS12 collection named Burka Curfew was made into a grand spectacle at the new On|Off venue in Paris with famous French actress Rossy de Palma closing the show. Inspired by Arabia and the film “Dance of the Seven Veils”, Le Mindu…

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COMMUUN – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

COMMUUN FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The spring 12 collection is a collaboration of the designers Kaito Hori and Iku Furudate who first launched the Commuun name with their Spring and Summer collection in 2006. The focus of the Commuun collections has consistently been the restructuring of nature, and finding the balance between strong form and…

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DEVASTEE – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

DEVASTEE PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE French designers Ophelie Klere and François Alary added a feminine innocence to their signature dreary side in their SS12 line that was presented fittingly under the Alexandre Pont III in Paris. Remaining true to their signature monochromatic palette, Klere and Alary added more soft touches…

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ELIE SAAB – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

ELIE SAAB PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Color Shock was what Elie Saab so appropriately named his SS12 eveningwear collection that shimmered and floated down the runway in shades of vivid deep yellows, royal blues, emerald greens, and rich earthy oranges. After opening the show with simple garments in shades of whites, the…

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EMANUEL UNGARO – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

EMANUEL UNGARO FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINEThe Emanuel Ungaro collection touched on all the house's codes of sexy, cowled, and ruched jersey dresses, and soft tapered silk pants and jumpsuits in splashy prints, inspired by NASA aerial images that looked like abstract florals. Ruffles on peplumed jackets and tiered skirt joined unembellished jersey dressed and a…

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FATIMA LOPES – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

      Portuguese fashion designer Fatima Lopes first became a hit designer in Lisbon with the opening of "Fatima Lopes Boutique" in 1992. From there she began spreading to Paris fairs and in 1999 Lopes became the first Portuguese designer to show in Paris Fashion Week. This season Fatima Lopes debuted her SS12 collection in front…

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GIVENCHY – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

GIVENCHY FASHION SHOW PHOTOS For the 2012 Spring/Summer collection, Givenchy brings back the 80s retro look in 60s colours, topped with a certain modern aesthetic. Creamy shades, black, and whites were dominant, along with a few metallics and olive green. Ricardo Tisci understands the intelligent balance within Fashion design; play it safe with the colours if you're going…

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HARRY HALIM – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

HARRY HALIM - PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Indonesian-born designer Harry Halim launched his first womenswear collection in Singapore in 2006. For his SS12 line, Halim stepped away from his previous work while still holding on to some visual reminders, and added an Amazonian/ Military breath to his collection. For the summer of 2012, Halim envisions women…

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INGRID VLASOV – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  INGRID VLASOV PARIS S/S12 FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Ingrid Vlasov's collection referenced the house's key styles of of sexy, cowled, and ruched jersey dresses. Soft silk pants and print heavy jumpsuits, in what could almost have been abstract florals but was actually inspired by NASA aerial images. Ruffles on jackets joined tiered…

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JEAN-PAUL LESPAGNARD – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  JEAN-PAUL LESPAGNARD FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Jean-Paul Lespagnard, the Belgian designer came out with his second women’s ready-to-wear line with his SS12 collection entitled Somewhere In Between. Jean-Paul’s new line was informed by his fantasy of basketball players dinning elegantly in a grand castle. In his vision of these sportive attendees, Lespagnard…

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JI CHOI – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

  JI CHOI FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXX MAGAZINE As if Air-Stewardesses weren't appealing enough, Ji Choi's spring/summer 2012 collection takes Air-Hostess-inspired fashion to the next level! Sexy fabrics and the colours Blue, White and Red for the most part, and bringing back the Bell-Bottoms. JI CHOI FASHION SHOW PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Fashion Week Coverage…

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KATTY XIOMARA – PARIS S/S 2012 PRESENTATION

KATTY XIOMARA PRESENTATION PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Venezuelan-born, Katty Xiomara presented her SS12 creations in a small two-floored gallery in Paris where the white walls were transformed into screens for the projection of cityscapes and images of frozen models next to which her models would dance next to in sensual and fluid movements of arms and body.…

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LIE SANG BONG – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

LIE SANG BONG PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO Creativity and color were at the forefront of Lie Sang Bong’s SS12 impressive show with his collection inspired by “Dancheong”,  an elaborate style of Korean architecture.  In his collection, the Korean designer remains true to his style of combining French fashion forms with architectural and historical elements…

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LIMI FEU – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

LIMI FEU PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW PHOTOS The Limi Feu SS12 collection started with a monochromatic palette showcasing the Japanese designers’ expertise with volume, minimalism, and in carefully constructed garments. After this first aesthetic passed over the catwalk, Limi’s collection transformed into one of a nautical theme with sailor jackets and grand buttons, followed by punchy…

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LUIS BUCHINHO – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW + BACKSTAGE

LUIS BUCHINHO PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW VIDEO AND PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Portuguese designer Luis Buchinho’s SS12 line shown at the Espace Commines in Paris, draws inspiration from Greco-Roman architecture and muted Art Deco colors of nude, ivory, and shades of pinks. Tight form-highlighting dresses accentuate even more, the visible zippers that flow against the…

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MANISH ARORA – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

MANISH ARORA PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW Indian designer Manish Arora is known for his passion for eclecticism, flash, and rich use of color. At his SS12 debut, models sat and waited at gold Parisian café tables lined up alongside the runway as other models strutted on by. The Amazonian flair was evident in the metallic breastplates,…

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MARTIN GRANT – PARIS S/S 2012 FASHION SHOW

MARTIN GRANT FASHION SHOW VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Australian designer Martin Grant added an uncharacteristic punch of bright yellow to his SS12 collection this season, making his trench coat a bit edgy with it’s yellow trim, and his black evening gowns pop with yellow splashes, lines, and drapes. Overall, Sang kept his risks under control and yellow…

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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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