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Elie Saab Spring 2016 Couture

India was the muse of Elie Saab’s new couture collection. There he found inspiration for a new blend of formalism and ease, opulence and elementary lines. High-neck Edwardian-style dresses and cropped jackets with a Nehru collar and softly tailored pants trailing a split train, gowns with capelets, and a sari-like sash thrown over one shoulder. Check out the […]

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Valentino Spring 2016 Couture

Valentino Spring 2016 Couture collection presented us with an exotic early-20th-century Venetian-pagan romanticism. The colors – dark mossy green, deep burgundy, absinthe yellow  and the velvet pleated, painted, and patinated, and at one point, woven and knotted into a web. Some of those dresses will stay in Couture history as some of the best pieces. Check out the […]

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Chanel Spring 2016 Couture

As usual Chanel presented us with a collection filled with pieces you most certainly will be able to wear even 10 years from now. Lush green lawns of a minimalist garden, water lily ponds, a slatted wood pavilion, apale bouclé suits, attenuated in the skirt, puffed in the sleeve, and with set-away collars. Oh, my! […]

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Dice Kayek Spring 2016 Couture

In the couture area, the test of talent is the manner in which garments are imbued with a measure of contemporary adequacy and sense of occasion. The Ege’s economy of design has often yielded garments of poetic fascination like these spring dresses and full skirts. The Turkish couture house charmed with its strong feminine looks and sculptural minimalism. […]