Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2016 ready-to-wear collection – Milan Fashion Week

Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2016 ready-to-wear collection  was shown in Milan Fashion Week.
Rodolfo Paglialunga, who we know from his time as creativ director of Vionnet has now been three seasons at Jil Sander, stepping in to fill the shoes of the eponymous designer herself when she left the brand for the third time.Spring-summer collection began and ended with soft, white silks, blouses with slashed sleeves and skirts tied off in a knot to start, plus a neatly cut natural-toned ,very graceful gardener with little slits at the shoulders, and a loose, long-sleeved tunic dress with utility strap details at the chest and hem. In between came riffs on shirting such as a periwinkle shirtdress twisted at the midriff with a cutout along the waist.
Silhouettes are soft and fluid, satins slinky and in China blue, gentle draping an obvious follow-on from his Vionnet days.  It is a elegance, Rodolfo Paglialunga has done an adequate job adhering to the house’s minimalist credo, designing nice, chicly practical clothes which every women must have in her wardrobe.

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Chanel Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection – Karl Lagerfeld – The Genius!

Chanel Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2015-2016 Collection was shown today morning, in Grand Palais.
Karl Lagerfeld transformed the Grand Palais inside in the Chanel Haute Couture Casino.
Karl Lagerfeld has previously transformed the Grand Palais in Paris into an ice palace, a couture supermarket and an underwater wonderland for his Couture shows – so what the Genius Karl Lagerfeld had for today morning?
Here we are:
Karl Lagerfeld installed an entire working casino in Paris’s Grand Palais for the Chanel haute couture show this morning. It felt as if it had been there forever, testimony, surely, to this house’s power. Guests filed in and were met by fully operational one-armed bandits. Coins were provided. 555? Jackpot!
As if that weren’t enough, the lights went up and out came Geraldine Chaplin – styled as Coco Chanel – Julianne Moore in emerald velvet, Rita Ora in liquid silver, Kristen Stewart in a little black dress, Vanessa Paradis in shimmering gold, Stella Tennant, Lara Stone… The list went on. All took their seats at roulette tables centrally placed and overhung by chandeliers and began their games.
In fact, they were wearing a collection specifically aimed at celebrities. Perhaps the most extraordinary thing about this, the mother of all productions, then, was that when the first looks from the couture collection itself emerged the focus moved away from even this superstar line up and was directed entirely on these, the world’s most magical clothes.
The quilting on the opening sequence of Chanel suits was achieved blending the time-honoured craftsmanship of the couture ateliers with Selective Laser Sintering, a relatively new technique that gave garments a moulded and very slightly futuristic quality all while preserving the great Chanel codes. They were beautiful and in no way gimmicky.
These were followed by softer pieces in ivory, blush and eau de nil with crystal and feathered embroideries applied in the traditional manner that – equally – took the breath away.
As the aforementioned A-listers, gambling away happily throughout, went to prove, this is a house that caters to the needs of  the discerning customer of all tastes and ages: the more traditional among them may prefer a boxy jacket and straight, knee-length skirt, for example. She will be spoilt for choice. Her daughter, meanwhile, might go for bouncing, bell-shaped confections. Again, she won’t be disappointed. Moreover, that same lucky girl could – and some might argue should – decide to be married in a trouser suit as opposed to the traditional haute couture meringue. Kendall Jenner, the bride on this occasion, certainly showed how that might best be done.
Marvellous.
And the Casino night has never looked so chic.
We can safely hedge our bets that this was THE SHOW of Couture Week.

Runway – Paris Fashion Week – Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2015/2016

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Menswear Spring/Summer 2016 – Dolce&Gabbana *The Chinese Palace* Collection. Back to Milan Fashion Week.

Dolce&Gabbana Menswear *The Chinese Palace* Spring/Summer 2016 Collection.
Milan Fashion Week, 20 June 2015.
Dolce&Gabbana was shown very interesting and beautiful collection.
A few words about the collection and about the Show :
The show started out well with silk printed suits, boxy tops, and trousers coming out covered in preening peacocks, birds perched on bamboo reeds, and classic undulating dragons that slid over tie patterned backdrops. Striking too were the graphic, almost cinematic, black and white lined fabrics. All of it had a luxury attitude about it even when deftly tailored. 
The introduction of ripped jeans and some perfectly faded and fitted leather jackets also worked well within the Dolce & Gabbana universe, as did the reappearance of some of the print motifs, this time brought to life through embroidery. 
The second part of the Show was a „Sicilian“. Rough jute tops with gilded black and white images of Madonna and child, lemon tree printed ensembles, and loud, primary-color naive drawings of chinese iconography . Maaybe it felt disconnected  from the groundwork laid in the first half of the Show but it was an awesome Show. In the final part, all 102 models came out wearing polo versions of some of the collection’s silk print designs.
I hope  you will like the runway *Looks* i choosed to post:

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Runway Looks to love -Moschino Fall/Winter 2015-2016

Moschino Fall/Winter 2015-2016 ready-to-wear collection – Moschino by Jeremy Scott.
The Runway Looks i love!
Bright.  Bold. Big.
Jeremy Scott unleashed a frenzy of colorful 90-ties-inspiered Looks for Moschino Fall/Winter 2015 runway show.
Same time it’s not really hign fashion at all, it’s loud, cheesy, brash and it’s impossible not to like!
Puffa jackets in neon colours, colourful sweater dresses in Looney Tunes character, sportswear, patchwork denim with squares of gold, flashy chains, fluffy bear hoodies and also more classic Moschino tropes like a matchy skirt suit in black and of course the evening wear- the  ball-gowns sprayed with Graffiti.

* Layer upon Layer* editorial in *Dior* Magazine

*Layer upon Layer* Editorial published in *DIOR* Magazine, Summer 2015 issue
Model: Lexi Boling
Photographer: Karim Sadli
Fashion Editor: Jonathan Kaye
Hair: Petros Petrohilos
Make-up: Tina Outen

Lexi Boling wears Haute Couture gowns