Shein rewards the young brand Flaws of Couture

Launched to highlight young fashion creations, but also to enrich the plethora of its site’s plethora of offerings, the Chinese e-merchant Shein launched the Shein X program this spring, offering all aspiring stylists the opportunity to submit their designs. On September 12, the big winner among the 30 candidates was announced: it is the plus … Read more

Pyer Moss celebrates African-American inventors in Couture show

Pyer Moss, the New York fashion label run by Kerby Jean-Raymond, hadn’t walked the catwalks for two years. She came back to Paris on a big Saturday. Its designer thus becoming the first black American designer to officially appear on the sewing calendar. Pyer Moss couture collection review. – Pyer Moss The show, which was … Read more

Balenciaga returns to Haute Couture after half-century hiatus

Translated by Marguerite Capelle Published on Jul 7, 2021 The silence was intense at Balenciaga, during a parade without any soundtrack which marked the brand’s return to Haute Couture, fifty years later. On the other hand, the applause was resounding as we greeted the sixty-three looks as sculptural as they were voluminous imagined by the … Read more

Haute Couture: Maison Margiela Artisanal, Elie Saab and Julie de Libran

Translated by Paul Kaplan Published on Jul 9, 2021 The whole world is a theater, but no scene is more diverse than that of Parisian Haute Couture. We meet a designer born in Gibraltar who designs for a Belgian house, a Phoenician master who dreams of floral fantasies and a young mother and fashion godmother, … Read more

Chanel Haute Couture: meditation on muses and museums

Translated by Marguerite Capelle Published on Jul 6, 2021 Chanel’s new Haute Couture collection, presented Tuesday morning at the Palais Galliera under a cloudy sky, delivers a variation on museums and muses, a new approach in the world of fashion. Chanel – Haute Couture – Fall-Winter 2021/22 – Photo: Chanel The Galliera Museum, one of … Read more

“Before being a garment, haute couture is an experience”

Demna Gvasalia in Paris, in May 2021. BFRND The appointment is given at the George V. The Parisian brasserie could not have been chosen for its decoration. “Library” wallpaper in trompe-l’oeil, leatherette benches and chandelier with tassels have neither the charm of vintage nor the appeal of modernity. « Mr. Balenciaga used to come here … Read more

Haute Couture: Paris expects a busy week of debuts, installations and celebrations

Translated by Marguerite Capelle Published on Jul 5, 2021 Fashionistas have been predicting the death of haute couture for over a decade, but the new Parisian season starting next week will be the richest in live catwalks of all this fashion year, anywhere in the world. See the paradeChanel – Spring-Summer2021 – Haute Couture – … Read more