DRESSED TO PERFECTION
From sheer to ruffles, Paris Haute Couture Fashion week has all the inspiration
Lebanese designer Elie Saab showcased his Game Of Thrones-inspired collection on the runway with capes, hoods and embroidered garments. Sheer embroidery
The uber-feminine ruffles took to the ramp at Valentino’s show. With wearable fabric and myriad colours, the collection was dreamy, almost out of a fairytale. The collection also has symbolic references to the portraits of the Spanish artist Francisco de Zurbarán.
German designer Karl Lagerfeld’s show for Chanel saw the use of tweed fabric. Canotier hats were matched with jackets made of the rough woolen fabric. Even wedding gowns were accessorised with matching hats for a refined and unusual look.
Every dress showcased on the runway, during the Ralph & Russo show was perfect for Hollywood royalties to flaunt on the red carpet. Slinky, sexy gowns with that risqué slit had all that it takes to be an avant garde.
FOR THE MADEMOISELLE
Christian Dior’s collection, inspired by the fashion of the ‘40s, brought back the peter pan collars and the solid colours to the ramp. The flowy silhouettes with the feminine sleeves exuded elegance, reminiscent of that period.
MADE TO MEASURE
For designer Giorgio Armani, the focus was on tailoring. From pencil skirts, strapless column dress to tailored trousers, every garment seen on the runway was perfected to the T. Moreover, all dresses were accessorised with an emblazoned skull cap featuring a veil made of net.
remained the highlight of the collection, with models flaunting gilded crowns that accessoriosed their look.