‘Couture’ Is A ‘Play-field’ For Designers & I Wanna See That In India Too

‘Couture’ Is A ‘Play-field’ For Designers & I Wanna See That In India Too

The Autumn/Winter 2015 Haute Couture Week concluded in Paris and what a beautiful madness it was. We are told that haute couture is about honouring tradition but it’s also about working with artisans and craftsmen to be innovative and experimental. “Play” is the word that ideally defines a couture collection where a couturier is not bound […]

Chanel & Dior Elevate Sneakers To Couture Status

In the last season at Paris Couture Week, Martin Margiela introduced Denim in Couture fashion and at the ongoing Paris Couture Week, Spring-Summer 2014 it is the humble Sneaker that has achieved the couture status, courtesy Chanel and Dior. Raf Simons showed sneaks at Dior on Monday and Karl Lagerfeld followed suit at Chanel Tuesday. The […]

‘Million Flowers’ @ DIOR Couture By Raf Simons

Anna Wintour said to Grace Coddington: “Isn’t this amazing? A million flowers…” at the Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013 show. This was Raf Simons debut collection for Dior Couture yesterday at Paris and the setting had walls completely covered with flowers –  blue orchids, white mimosas, roses and more. The show was well attended […]