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Stéphane Rolland’s Mind-Blowing Haute Couture Will Make You Love Peplums

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While our bodies might be wearing fleece-lined jeans in the middle of a polar vortex, our hearts are in Paris for the Haute Couture shows. The couture shows showcase the best dressmaking in the world, and while most of these dresses cost more than some condos, we can still dream.

At Stéphane Rolland last night, the couture designer sent out a string of futuristic looks in back, white, and bright gold that make us feel the inherent unfairness in the fact that none of us will ever have an occasion to wear anything this crazy. The sculptural organza works of art even did something we did not think was possible: They made us like peplums. Rolland sent a few gowns and jumpsuits down the runway with asymmetrical hip flounces so dramatic and bold we don’t even want to call them peplums.

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Someone please deliver the above ensemble to Lupita Nyong’o immediately.

 

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stephane rolland couture

Before today I had no idea I wanted a half cape.

 

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Someone please call the cast of AHS Coven. They need this.

 

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Read on for some Tilda Swinton looks …

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  • Kaitlin Reilly

    This are incredible. I love the choice of color.

  • Samantha Escobar

    Both the yellow and the orange shades are magnificent.

    • Cee

      I LOVE the yelliw shades!

  • Amanda

    holy crap. those are the only words i have to describe this amazing show of fabric and art. this show was stunning!! i want to literally wear every single piece!!

  • Anne Marie Hawkins

    Whoa. I kind of love these. And yes, we need to get them to Tilda and Lupita ASAP. Is anyone else reminded a little of Georgia O’Keefe in some of these? I am, particularly that last one. (Also I want to wear the LBD with the butt cape to all formal functions forever from now on.)