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26 Sep

LANVIN SPRING SUMMER 2015

LANVIN It is no secret that Lanvin is my most anticipated show every season; this is because I love Lanvin. Lanvin is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. For spring summer 2015 Alber Elbaz is looking back at the women he has dressed over the years. His look of choice is the Jersey T-shirt dress; it is this look that he began his show. He showed the T-shirt dress in all its glory, draped, belted, buttoned, snaked, side zipped and billowed. The T-shirt dress is a Lanvin staple and it was done and redone for next season yet again, to glorious effect of course. He ended his show with shimmering brocades and lace and to the song “Dancing in the streets” TWOmuchstyle...
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26 Sep

BALMAIN SPRING SUMMER 2015

BALMAIN LE GRAND HOTEL, RUE SCRIBE , PARIS It was sheer gridlock and chaos at the entrance to Balmain show at the Grand hotel in Paris. This, due to the arrival and exit of Kanye West and Kim kardashian with a few of the other sisters in tow. Olivier Rousteing’s collection is to push the boundaries of SEX, as it states in his show notes. Leather, the Grid pattern embroidered with crystals, silk mousseline and the use of stripes are all the highlights for Balmain for spring summer next. There was lots of exposed flesh and transparent fabrics, the latter being one of next season s top trend. ...
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26 Sep

ROCHAS SPRING SUMMER 2015

ROCHAS The Paris house of Rochas artistic director is the Italian designer Allessando Dell’ Aqua. His spring collection was light as air using organza, chiffon and lace. Button downs was shown with full layered organza or chiffon some transparent of nearly so. The letter R for Rochas was sewn on transparent organza button downs and on Jackets. French lace, Guipure lace and Macramé was combined on fantastic dresses, some layered over a slim lace skirt. All looks were shown with ribbed ankle socks and Paillette embroidered sling backs to give the collection that whimsical fashion edge. An edge that a Rochas woman loves. ...
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26 Sep

NINA RICCI SPRING SUMMER 2015

NINA RICCI LE JARDIN DE TUILLERIES, PARIS The fashion world is a never-ending revolving door. This is the case with the Paris fashion house, Nina Ricci and its Star designer peter Copping. It is being reported that peter Copping is slated to be the lead designer of the American label Oscar de la Renta. If so, this is Peter Copping’s last collection for the house of Nina Ricci. Nina Ricci, in Paris, represents French Couture and French fashion at it’s prettiest and most girly. Pre- War style jackets were shown with double-faced crepe skirts to the knee with multiple slits to give a peek-a-boo movement of blue on the outside and yellow on the inside. This is the kind of clothes women...
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26 Sep

BALENCIAGA SPRING SUMMER 2015

BALENCIAGA It’s a good thing when a designer can separate his label from the other label he designs for, In this case Alexander Wang and Balenciaga. Wang being street wear and Balenciaga being Couture. Spring summer for the Paris house was influenced by all things athletics but with Couture shapes and details. Mesh is seen throughout the collection, it’s used on dresses and on details on flowing duster coats and it appears that this is looking to be a top trend for spring. ...
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