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The Atmosphere and I’m Not Talking Science

So I don’t know about you but one of my top favorite things to see from the runways at fashion week are the atmosphere shots, you know those shots that completely capture the whole feel of the scene that unfolds. Whether it was the sleek sophistication captured at Dior, the mirrored edges in reflection at…

The Exits : Dramatic Backs

Ask any celebrity or model and they will tell you that nothing gets the bulbs flashing quite like peering over the shoulder of an open-back gown. This season designers translated that idea into day-wear, adding interesting ideas to looks that are guaranteed to turn heads in the street. Form the deep open-backs of Alexander Wang’s…

Couture Fall 2013 : Vionnet

Goga Ashkenazi has been at the head mast of Vionnet since the middle of last year. She has been the one designer I have been keeping an eye on, of course she has had no formal training in design but let me tell you that has not, and won’t, put her ambition down. Maybe she’s…

Couture Fall 2013 : Viktor & Rolf

It’s been thirteen years since Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren were on the Couture calendar. They staged their comeback tonight in honor of their label’s twentieth anniversary—”there’s no better way to celebrate,” Rolf said, adding that it was also an effort to “divide our wearable side and our conceptual side.” High concept it was. The…

Couture Fall 2013 : Jean-Paul Gaultier

  Jean Paul Gaultier works a theme like a last nerve. Today’s was clearly big cats…big lady cats, to be precise: lionesses, tigresses, cougars. His Couture collection was a celebration of Woman as Predator. The outfits—and the names that Gaultier gave them—had a man-eating subtext: Pussy Faster was a leopard-spotted biker jacket, Catwoman a dark…

Couture Fall 2013 : Dior

Raf Simons was always going to bring a new sensibility and perspective to couture, but just how new was made sensationally clear with his show for Christian Dior . Freedom was the word he came back to again and again, just as he did the other night when he was talking about his own men’s…