The landscape of the fashion industry is definitely shifting. With all the talks for that has been happening, we definitely see that the industry is indeed changing this week in Paris Haute Couture Week. A week that was first designed to showcase a designer’s highest craftsmanship is now taken advantaged of by brands that are not waiting for October to exhibit their Spring/Summer 2018 Collection. You be the judge whether the early reveal is worth the risk.
Before the show, Giorgio Armani revealed that he was dedicating it to the late Editor in Chief of Italian Vogue, Franca Sozzani. A somber yet earnest collection that is uncompromisingly Armani. The magnificent of this collection is in the details: in the soft colours on tailored suits and crystal beading and veiling on dresses.
We cannot wait to see more of the collection that definitely will presence on the red carpet during the awards season. This collection is a master class of combining handwork technique with 3D-printing to produce the intricate embellishments from the cobweb-like formations to the delicate scrolling neckline.
By having lady explorer in mind, Dior presented its Fall Couture collection in a set inspired by Monsieur Dior’s travel around the world. The classic Dior grey dominated the collection that addresses to all types of women around the world.
Swapping New York for Paris, Monique Lhuillier showcased a lighter Spring 2018 collection. A finesse hyper-feminine looks in romantic shapes, floral satin and diamanté belts that cannot be missed.
Monochromatic galore from Proenza Schouler after they said goodbye to NYFW and opted to show their collection in Paris instead. A risky move filled with ruffles and asymmetrical drape on cocktail hour looks.
A sweet and menacing collection that paid off their gamble by show a ready-to-wear collection during the haute couture week. Featuring delicate aspects of fluttering camisole and asymmetric ruffles paired with contrast materials resulting in an audacious collection.
A collection full of looks to worship, this collection is a grandiose scale of modesty inspired by portraits of Zurbarán that shows the beautiful handwork and artistry of Pierpaolo Piccioli.
Always about the delivering an opulence creation, this time the collection starts from black and white grouping of velvet, beadwork and embroidery. The presentation then shifted to what we all love: dresses with softer-muted palettes and gowns with nude effects and nature motifs elevated by luminous crystal.