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Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018

Aug 01, 18 Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018

“Unprecedented” for the French capital, the heat became, perhaps, the main topic of conversation at the Haute Couture spring-summer 2019 Fashion Week which ended July 6 in Paris. How to look glamorous, dressing “for a beach”, avoiding everything that is heavier than shirts, mini-shorts and sandals? A...

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London PAP FW2018

Feb 28, 18 London PAP FW2018

London has confirmed two biggest trends of the fall 2018: to a GLITTER of everything, which can sparkle on the New-York fashion week, the 1980s are added. Embodied in BROAD SHOULDERS of empowered woman with a conceptually new attitude towards her sensuality (in fact, Marc Jacobs has clearly based on this concept the whole...

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London PAP SS2018

Oct 03, 17 London PAP SS2018

It was the creative director of Burberry Christopher Bailey at the backstage of his show, who defined the main trend of London fashion week spring 2018: “A little more honest, a little less polished”: thus high meets low. The notes from the show of a very in vogue Ukrainian designer Natasha Zinko completed the message:...

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New York PAP SS2018

Sep 20, 17 New York PAP SS2018

American fashion capital is traditionally associated with sport wear, right? Not only! New York opens the month of fashion world marathon and sets trends for the next Spring looks. Here we present those that most of designers agree upon:   1. A touch of Victorian style expressed in romantic ruffles, delicate laces and...

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Georges Hobeika

Aug 03, 17 Georges Hobeika

1. Could you tell us your fashion house story? How did you start? The story started with my mother who used to be a couturier in Beirut. I helped her in her fashion atelier before opening my own house. Architecture, which I studied, influenced my style. As well as the nature – another element the strong presence of which you...

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Fall-Winter 2017 Trends (part 1)

Apr 12, 17 Fall-Winter 2017 Trends (part 1)

While New York and London are experiencing a real boom of the new Deconstructivism wave, revived by Demna Gvasalia in the capital of world fashion a few seasons ago, Parisian couturiers, having played enough with the oversize, asymmetry and androgyny, are returning to more traditional canons of design. Traditional, but with an eye...

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Haute Couture Newcomers 2017

Nov 30, 16 Haute Couture Newcomers 2017

Six new names will appear in the official program of the upcoming Haute Couture week in Paris in January 2017. Some of them are not new to Parisian high fashion: since many seasons, they have been showing their collections “off the schedule” or presenting them at showrooms. Still it will be their first défilé as a...

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8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 2)

Nov 01, 16 8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 2)

5. The week in numbers. Fashion “week” in Paris for a long time does not fit into the calendar one. This year fall shows stretched to almost 9 days. There are in average 10 catwalks a day. They start at 10 am and run every hour until 9 pm. The average delay of the show start is half an hour (punctuality is not praised in...

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8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 1)

Oct 26, 16 8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 1)

1. Designer of the week. Maria Grazia Chiuri became the new creative director of the legendary Christian Dior. For this honorary assignment the Italian broke her duo with Pierpaolo Piccioli, leaving him alone to work at Valentino. The name of Chiuri will be listed in the history as the first woman to head the Fashion House from 30,...

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Valentino FW2016

Sep 01, 16 Valentino FW2016

Examining the looks from Valentino’s couture collection you immediately realize why the Renaissance was born in Italy. Where else on European soil in those days there was such a concentration of beauty, art and passion if not on the Apennine Peninsula? The outfits created by the Roman duo Pierpaolo Picciolo and Mary Grace Currie...

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