Topic: haute couture

Red Carpet Rundown: The Chanel Couture Show

Red Carpet Rundown: The Chanel Couture Show

It’s couture week and so far the big news of Spring 2012 is that Bill Gayten‘s collection for Christian Dior was better than his first. The other news? Karl Lagerfeld presented his Chanel couture collection on a runway that looked like the inside of a plane. …Which makes sense because everyone loves planes, right? Anyway, there was some star power in the front row: Cameron Diaz, Diane Kruger, Eizabeth Olsen, Vanessa Paradis‘ first appearance since her split from Johnny Depp and, of course, fashion’s Darth Vader himself, Karl Lagerfeld. There was also a lot of hair. Let’s take a look. More »

Check Out The Trailer For Madonna’s New Film, W.E.

Check Out The Trailer For Madonna's New Film, W.E.

Someone let Madonna have another movie! It’s called W.E. and it’s about Prince Edward and the woman for whom he abdicated the throne, Wallis Simpson. There’s also a parallel story in the ’90s featuring Abbie Cornish. So it’s like Julie and Julia, but with Nazi sympathizers. Anyway, we mention because the film will have an al-couture wardrobe and the clothes look pretty breathtaking. More »

Gallery: Exclusive Images From Montreal’s Exhibit, The Fashion World Of Jean Paul Gaultier

Gallery: Exclusive Images From Montreal's Exhibit, The Fashion World Of Jean Paul Gaultier

This past weekend, I took a trip up to Quebec for “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk,” a sprawling exhibition in honor of Jean Paul Gaultier’s 30+ years of enfant terrible-ness at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit will run for one more month and boasts about 120 couture and ready-to-wear pieces. My thoughts on the show are here, while this is a gallery of the looks and details I liked best. More »