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The Embroidery of Chanel Couture

Once again I am in awe at the impressive embroidery produced by “les petites mains” in the Lesage atelier for the house of Chanel Fall Winter 2014/2015 collection.  The craftsmanship never disappoints, and seems to always be creating new innovative ways to stay relevant in today’s fashion.   This video shows the way the artisans […]

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Charlotte Licha Feature

Charlotte Licha Haute Couture 2014

Making my way through the streets of Paris past the shadows of the Eiffel Tower, I reached the Shangri La Hotel.  This is where fashion designer, Charlotte Licha choose to premier her first Haute Couture collection.  I was escorted upstairs to an elegant room and shown to my seat.  The hotel itself is spectacular with […]

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Sorbier Feature

Sorbier Haute Couture SS 2014

My second day of Paris Couture Week didn’t start out well as my train from Rambouillet into Paris was running late.  Then, once I got into Paris, the metro also was not running properly!  Luckily for me, the show that I was rushing to attend was also running late.  Making my way through the city, […]

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On Aura Feature

On Aura Tout Vu Couture Week S/S 2014

My favorite time of January is when Paris Haute Couture Week starts, and I am one of the few lucky ones that get an invite to view the collections.  Haute Couture is the whole reason I moved to Paris over 4 years ago, and I can honestly say that I am just as infatuated with […]

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Elie Saab SS 2013 Feature

Delicate Embroidery at Elie Saab Couture S/S 2013

Every season Elie Saab Haute Couture manages to steal my heart.  This years Paris Couture Week collection was no exception.  Sadly, I was not able to attend the show this time, but I find myself still drooling over the photos of the collection.  The Elie Saab show is always one of my favorites since it […]

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Karl’s Garden at Chanel Couture S/S2013

Although I am not physically in Paris this time for Couture week, my soul is still there.  I am usually snapping as many photos as possible and running from show to show through the streets of Pairs this time of year.  This year, I am relaxing in the sunshine of Florida and checking out the […]

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Elie Saab Feature

Elie Saab Couture Autumn/Winter 2012

Couture season is here again, and I am excited to see what the atelier’s of Paris have created for the for the runways this season.  Sadly, I am not in Paris so I was unable to attend the shows this season.  However I am enjoying looking though the endless photos of creations from the runways.  […]

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Stephane Rolland SS2012

I was excited to receive an invitation to the Stephane Rolland Spring-Summer 2012 couture show in Paris a few months ago.  The designer well known for creating some of Lady Gaga’s most amazing looks was showing his couture collection at Trocadero overlooking the Eiffel Tower.  I arrived at the show to find a large line […]

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Alexandre Vauthier Couture SS 2012

On a wet rainy night in Paris at Les Beaux-Arts de Paris, Alexandre Vauthier showed a beautiful collection of soft pastel colored gowns.  The beautiful venue situated along side of the Seine came to life with a runway lit up with fluorescent lights as a backdrop to the flowing dresses as they walked down the runway.  […]

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On Aura Tout Vu Couture S/S 2012

Bulgarian designers Livia S. Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov showed their designs for On Aura Tout Vu’s Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2012 fashion show in Paris and I was one of the lucky few who got a ticket to the show.  I was excited for this show as soon as I got the invitation.  The card had […]

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