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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 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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Chanel Embroidery

I have found another inspiring video that shows the work that goes into the Chanel Haute Couture collection.  Being trained by Chanel in their embroidery house, I have had the luxury of experiencing the amount of work required to create Chanel’s lavish collections.  Hopefully by showing these videos, others will also begin to appreciate the […]

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The making of a Chanel Couture Dress

A rare glimpse into the atelier houses that do the exquisite work for Chanel Haute Couture.  This video gives me so much inspiration for my own couture embroidery and beadwork!  The work that goes into these Haute Couture gowns is amazing, and I hope this look into the work of these artisans evokes some inspiration […]

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Christian Lacroix Couture For Schiaparelli

Christian Lacroix will have a short couture comeback designing for the house of Schiaparelli this coming July.  The designer will unveil his collection in Paris at the upcoming Couture shows in early July.  The original location of the Schiaparelli workshop in Place Vendome will host the collection consisting of reinterpretations of the late designer’s famous […]

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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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Alexis Mabielle Holiday Windows!

I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays!  I left Paris and traveled back home to Canada for my holidays.  However, I was still in France long enough to enjoy some of the European Christmas traditions.  I strolled around the Christmas market along the Champs Elysees and enjoyed the city coming to life with the lights strung […]

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Givenchy Couture on Hiatus

The next round of Paris Couture shows will be feeling like it is missing something.  This something will be the Givenchy Couture show.  The French fashion house has confirmed that Givenchy Couture will still exist, however the runway shows will take a hiatus.  Riccardo Tisci will still continue to design for the Couture house and […]

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Creation of a Haute Couture Dior Gown

One of the most interesting aspects of Haute Couture for me, is being able to see how the clothes are actually made.  Haute Couture is unique and each piece is made by hand by a team of masters of trade.  I came across this little video clip about Couture on You Tube and thought I […]

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