THE FASHION CALENDAR STARTS NOW.
January is the start of the fashion calendar.
It has commenced with Menswear Fall Winter collections, January 10-24th. It will begin in London then it moves to Milan and finally it will end like all collections do, with a bang in Paris.
Women’s Spring Summer Haute Couture collections, Jan 24th-28th, Paris.
In the 80’s and 90’s The Haute Couture was at its peak and was held throughout a full two weeks in Rome and then Paris. But with the dwindling economy and the rise of multiple designer collections and Demi Couture lines, women began to have more choices. Today the haute Couture has less than 100 clients worldwide and is now used as a vehicle to promote brands perfumes and accessories.
“Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style” The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan museum of Art, NYC, now through February 21st.
Vicomtess Jacqueline de Ribes, the ultimate representation of French style and beauty. One of the most beautiful stylish women in the world, the woman with the Napoleonic nose. A perfectly curated collection of Haute Couture and iconic pieces from her personal wardrobe is now on view at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.