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It’s “Taylor Swift Week” everyone! Why? Because she released her most anticipated album Red earlier this week and is on every single morning, daytime and late night show in North America! But you already knew that.
Elie Saab is the king of heavily embellished red carpet glamour. He has a gift for covering a gown with the most dramatic detailing without it looking cheap and trashy. For Autumn/Winter 2012, his couture collection was a celebration of all colours he does so well; black, all shades of peach, gold and nude, a few flashes of teal and eggshell.
Interestingly enough, the designer concentrated on long-sleeved gowns with high necks, sheer panels and long, full skirts. The result is sophisticated but modest (in a good way).
Here is the rest of the collection:
Resort collections have always been secondary occurrences to their ready-to-wear sibling. More casual, a tad more affordable – could resort be the way of the future? Many designers have started putting out their resort collections for 2013. Salvatore Ferragamo put on his first ever runway show at the Louvre in Paris to showcase his spring 2013 resort collection last night.
The collection was couture with a cool vibe. Think rock chic joins the party of chic classics. A number of summer fantasies were referenced throughout the collection merging 1970′s Big Sur, Greek Antiquity, and a touch of disco dancing.
Usage of sensual leather in pale colours, swinging suede fringes and tassels, winking droplets of silver, intricate weaves, chunky patches, flowy layers, and body-skimming acts made the collection that much more luxurious but read-to-wear.
Jessica Michault, editor-in-chief of Nowfashion said: “Cruise tends to be much more commercial–roughly 60 percent of turnover–but this collection felt both directional and wearable, and younger than I’ve ever seen it.”