What evokes a ladylike image more readily than Nina Ricci? A scarlet-feverish runway set a passionate tone. Actually, it was the most elegant runway ever seen by moi and on each side, Katia and Marielle Labèque performed “Two Movements for Two Pianos” by Philip Glass. Each musician was posed at a grand piano in the [...]
It’s only natural that the highlight of Paris Fashion Week is attending Balmain. I was there at Olivier’s freshman show, back in September 2011. For Fall 2013, the wunderkind is far more seasoned, but just as optimistic and full of youth. Ready to be Balmain’s glamazon again? I know I am. More is more is more! [...]
I arrived in Paris on Wednesday to gloom and chill. But the shivers quickly evaporated, as the first show I attended was Rochas. Read more on Couture Snob.
I know, I know: Miranda Kerr again?! But as we take a break from Fashion Month, segueing from Milan to Paris (I’m en route as we speak!), it’s the right moment to pay homage to a classic, effortless look and the woman who perfects one of them after another. And how could I resist? Miranda [...]
When it comes to Bottega Veneta’s studied, expertly paced Fall ’13 show, it’s most fitting to start with the end: a 24-karat gold and diamond knot-topped clutch closed a stellar collection from the house. Small in scale and immense in impact, it’s something of a metaphor for Tomas Maier’s design philosophy.
Are you ready for the Italians?! I am! No matter what transpires in other cities, I can always count on the Milano runways to entertain and fascinate me. The Fall 2013 collections have us off to an invigorating start.