Tag: Couture

January 25, 2013 / Collections

The modern minimalist me loves the clean lines I’ve seen in some couture collections this season. The glamorous gal that sometimes…

January 25, 2013 / Collections
January 27, 2012 / Collections

While much of the world may find it excessive, it is precisely this type of beauty that allows me to dream.…

December 25, 2011 / Collections
December 24, 2011 / Collections
November 4, 2011 / Collections

I put on one of my favourite suit jackets, this morning – a charcoal, alpaca and wool blend, waist-length, fitted number…

May 3, 2010 / Fashion Accessories

So, where were we? Oh yes, we were talking about the poetry and the balance of life. While fashion’s minimalism in…

April 19, 2010 / Fashion Accessories

Writing about joy and sorrow, poet Kahlil Gibran said “the deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you…

April 6, 2009 / Collections
April 4, 2009 / Collections

Life isn’t always black and white but many designers the world over were thinking along those lines this season. Not as sombre as you may think for Spring, it was all about the flirt. Inès de la Fressange was a bright light on the Gaultier Couture runway in a one-shoulder tuxedo dress a great interpretation of both trends.

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 JPG also did an airy, fairy dress, structured on the tetrahedrons that fascinated Buckminster Fuller.

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 L’Wren Scott opted for a sexier silhouette with her curvy scoop neck day dress. Purrrfect for running Saturday errands?

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The skinny black pant is still lurking around (a big sigh of relief from moi). Which do you prefer? Chanel’s dressy, lace and tulle accesorized ones or Yohji’s layered modern city numbers?