Carnival, Costume and Couture
Those who meet Denis Durand for the first time would never guess that the French designer also has a big passion for the celebrated Venice Carnival where he organizes every year a private, very coveted bal masqué.
Depicting dance-like movement against raw background, the French born photographer’s new exhibition is a celebration of life. Emmanuelle Choussy is currently showing her collection of beautiful women’s bodies captured in black and white, in Toulouse.
The beret is back! Not that it ever really left. Beginning in the 1840s, Laulhère has been a French fashion brand that has represented everything that is classical about the style of the French fashion heritage. The house maintains their initial vision of providing simple, yet elegant products to its customers.
On a cold Friday morning, Barbara Tfank brought elegance, grace and sophistication to New York City’s most stylish by presenting her Fall/Winter 2018 collection. With the fine furnishings of Greenwhich Village’s Maison Gerard as the backdrop, Tfank’s use of delicate florals, muted jewel tones and classic silhouettes complimented the surroundings effortlessly and maintained an environment of glamour and luxury without looking pretentious.
An official member of the very selective Haute Couture Federation, Julien Fournié is one of the most gifted storytellers. Not only are all his outfits deeply anchored in his fashion narrative, but they also clearly showcase his vision of modern “heroines”. The new SS 2018 collection expresses femininity and reverie as well as confidence and strength.
Yumi Katsura’s show on a rainy Sunday night in Paris opened the Spring/Summer 2018 Haute Couture week with poetry and beauty. The collection, inspired by the designer’s passion for art and painters, impressed and enraptured the audience with its fabulous selection of enchanting silhouettes.