The Return of John Galliano: Maison Martin Margiela 2015 Couture

The wait was long and heart wrenching. But the key people were there to make sure this was not only a triumphant return of the amazing designer that was cast aside from the claws of the fashion world but that … Continue reading

Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2013

With the first look fiercely overtaking the Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2013 runway at Lincoln Center the eyes spin and do a little dance. The inset motif on the garment is like looking at one of those really expensive kaleidoscopes; it is … Continue reading

Valentino Couture Spring 2012

Valentino Design team;  Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have captured the Valentino legacy of lace and romance in this romantically stunning collection without a red dress in sight. Shown in Paris in the decadence of  the salons of the … Continue reading

Basil Soda Couture Spring 2012

In Paris, this is Couture Week. We see fashion at it’s most intricate. Crafted and worked with the hands of atelier, it is a time to see what designers can do if there were no restraints.  The celebrity line the front … Continue reading

It All Begins With Couture

   Couture is a little like being a sculptor with fabric, feathers, gems and lace. Oh, there is also the infinite amount of hours to dream, design, draw, and put it all together. Then there are the Shows, where all of the couture pieces … Continue reading