Louis Vuitton Spring 2013

So convinced is Marc Jacobs that what his Louis Vuitton Spring 2013 Collection sends down the runway (or in this case, the escalators) is what you will want that he goes for the complete cover approach with the authority of … Continue reading

Balmain Spring 2013

For his Spring 2013 Collection, designer Oliver Rousteing (who is only 27 years old) revived and reworked his Resort collection by adding some major embellishments. It is said he was in Miami for a trip and the Art Deco inspired … Continue reading

Alexander McQueen Spring 2012

Since Sarah Burton first took over the task of channeling the Alexander McQueen spirit into this line, she has done an unprecedented job. First the line was tinged with sorrow over the beloved designer’s death and Burton lightened it up. Colors and … Continue reading

Chanel SS2012

Karl Lagerfeld, in the way he always does, has given Paris a Fashion Show. Transforming the Grand Palais into a pearl white underwater world with models emerging from a giant bubble filled shell, this was a Chanel Fashion Show. Over 80 looks, floated … Continue reading

Weekend in the Garden of Tim Van Steenbergen

The Paris Fashion Week program notes for Belgian Designer Tim Van Steenbergen SS2011 collection designed like Robert Mapplethorpe’s flower images, tells the story of a lady gardener. Fragmanets of flowers come alive in dresses, some even literally take the shapes of flower … Continue reading