The Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2014 just coming to an end. Best of time shelookbook takes stock of what not to miss.
The Technical Service Of Beauty
It is part of the criteria for obtaining the label haute couture creations must be handmade. Maison Martin Margiela Couture’s even called “Craft Collection” to emphasize this aspect. The illustration of the DNA of the house being the final figures “as candy” Valentino showed him the number of hours it took to create his pieces. 500 were needed to form the piping that wraps the cape cage on white embroidered dress flies.
The magic of Couture, Elia Saab and embroidery are also a perfect illustration. Iris van Herpen, alchemist fashion, breathes it, a new dynamic to the forefront. Collaborating with artists such as architects, it relies aptly technical innovations to create beauty. Finally, applauded the return of Hervé L. Leroux official calendar helped to highlight its gorgeous evening dresses in silk jersey pleated in an intimate presentation.
Revival of Theatricality
Haute Couture must be dreaming, and so many did with a dramatic resurgence of trains, including divine in Giambattista Valli, some have pushed them into the world stage. Christian Dior scroll in his spring garden silhouettes, Chanel installs a forest. But the fashion house of the rue Cambon created especially with his final event, echoing the discussions on marriage for everyone: two brides hand in hand.
Jean Paul Gaultier also chooses the path of the bride in a crinoline to reveal four small bridesmaids escaping running on the catwalk. Show real, live violinists accompanying the parade Stéphane Rolland who also chose a wedding like no other: white hair, Carmen Dell’Orefice is 81 years old.
Also noted the desirability Couture Day Bouchra Jarrar If it is not the only scroll pants for Haute Couture (seen at Alexandre Vauthier, Armani Privé, Atelier Versace, Alexis Mabille), the designer is certainly one who knows best codes. All its parts fall to perfection.
Discover 15 silhouettes that should not be missed Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2014.