Valentino Haute Couture Fall Winter 2013

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Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli presented the latest Valentino Haute Couture collection this past Wednesday at the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild in Paris. Sophisticated tweeds and sheer laces came down the runway alongside opulent silk gowns and menswear-inspired coats. Described as “enchanting, encyclopedic couture” in the show’s program, the collection was beautiful and modern despite […]

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Bouchra Jarrar Haute Couture

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I don’t know much about Bouchra Jarrar. I mean, she doesn’t even have a Wikipedia page in English. But ever since I saw this collection I’ve had a bit of a lady crush. Unlike Elie Saab, her focus is not on dramatic evening gowns, but rather on chic daywear. Her publicist, rather perfectly, dubbed it “Couture du jour” before […]

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