Ulyana Sergeenko Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 – Glamour pure!

Ulyana Sergeenko Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection.
Communal Apartments in the USSR aren’t generally associated with glamour, yet the Kazakhstan-born designer presented her own dramatic, glitzy version of living conditions under Marxism-Leninism.
 There were long hems, lampshade volumes and soft fabrics like velvet and satin for the once grandes dames, ex-owners of the 10-room homes they now shared with peasants dressed in traditional motifs – one black-and-white dress with a lace panel representing a squirrel paired with a fur bonnet stood out .And the festive spirit was still there, explored through a series of naïf draped or plissé dresses covered in embroidered and printed confetti, and not-so innocent boudoir pieces in embroidered pale blue silk and peach crêpe. A bejewelled babydoll dress worn with a velvet-and-fur ice-cream cone bag had a whiff of Mikhail Bulgakov to it. Flower embroideries in a burgundy jacket-and-skirt ensemble turned the model into a poupée russe. But that’s where Sergeenko’s talent lies: in thoroughly exploring Russian imagery, and almost (if not quite) giving it a humorous Twist.
Top model Natalia Vodianova,one of the best friends of Ulyana said :
„It’s a brand that has an incredible potential. … I actually have a big passion for craftsmanship and I think that Ulyana is an incredible force behind Russian craftsmanship.
She’s gathering young and old women from all over Russia in her atelier in Moscow. She now has over 100 full-time people employed in embroidering, carving and doing beading and all kinds of work that goes into her collection.
Ulyana is the reason that all women in Moscow dress like princesses.“

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Zuhair Murad Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection

Zuhair Murad Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection.
Cobalt lighting warmed the atmosphere at Zuhair Murad, throwing pastels in sharp contrast to the blue tint that colored everything else. Guests floated in this otherworldly ambience until the twinkling backdrop of the runway supernova-ed into a cape beset with twinkling crystals. White crystals twinkled with red ones. Far from the old „blood on bandages“ adage against diamond-ruby pairings, these gradually eased into the multifaceted wonders of wild space.  From then on, we had lift off.
As a whole, it was very much a collection treading the fine line between burnishing the brand’s image and offering starting points for its clients‘ orders of the season. To wit, high-waisted briefs under sheer star embroideries were certainly a sexy skyclad look, but a less daring client could always order a beautiful lining to complement this proposal. Elsewhere, this weightless impression continued as every step forward revealed the sheer pleats hidden behind burgundy lamé. This collection was rife with awareness of little tricks that delight the wearer.

Alexis Mabille Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection – The Epitome of Elegance,Class and Glamour!

Alexis Mabille Haute Couture A/W 2015 -2016 Collection – The Epitome of Elegance ,Class and Glamour!
Alexis Mabille had shown his Haute Couture Collection in Palais Garnier, in Paris, 8 July 2015 ,
in Paris Haute Couture Week.

Viktor&Rolf Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection – The Art of Fashion!

Viktor&Rolf Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 Collection- the Art of Fashion.
Dutch duo Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren tried to put the question to rest by wrapping their latest couture creations in giant picture frames and blank canvasses — an ingenious, creative and hilarious idea.
The bespectacled designers stood at the foot of the white, sanitized catwalk holding squashed white-framed canvass shapes crushed into abstract, often A-line, skirts. A model would appear, wearing nothing but a plain loose indigo minidress, and get „framed“ by the designers, who fitted her into the skirt.
Beyond getting fashionistas chuckling, they produced some very thought-provoking looks — like a jagged trapeze shape with one arm out and the other arm’s hand jutting wonkily up like a cubist work of art.
Then blue and other colors were splashed on the canvasses, which developed gilded, gold frames.
The show was a work of art. The Art of Haute Couture Creations!  With their Show Viktor&Rolf answerd Couture’s most existential question- Fashion sould, must! be considered Art! A wearble Art, the Art to wear, independent of Collections, i mean Haute Couture is a Art and also prét-a´-porter collections are a wearble Art!
But now we are speaking about the most important Fashion Events of the Year, exactly about Haute Couture Week.
Let us enjoy  Viktor&Rolf Haute Couture autumn/winter 2015-2016 Show!

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Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture A/W 2015-2016 – *Gaultier goes Breton*

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture A/W 2015 -2016 Collection inspired  by Breton.
Bagpipe music, dark lighting, and sailor inspired looks all debuted at the new Jean Paul Gaultier Fall/Winter 2015 couture collection in homage to Bretagne, a region in France still full of tradition.
Stunning art forms with intricate details from top to bottom with huge ball gowns, Anna Cleveland debuted the final wedding gown and it certainly deserved around of applause. Gaultier and Cleveland danced down the runway hand and hand to the song „In The Navy“ by Village People.
The Breton stripe, as worn by sailors, has become synonymous with Jean Paul Gaultier over the years.
So Wednesday’s fall-winter couture collection – inspired by the French region of Brittany – seemed like a wholly natural place for the French designer.
The results were more theatre than couture. But the exuberant couturier produced a highly infectious presentation, replete with an entire traditional Breton orchestra performing bagpipes on the runway, crepe-makers handing out delights and one model marching theatrically down in a giant patchwork couture explosion with a tube wig that had one guest weeping with laughter.
The collection saw lashings of Breton stripes, in blue and white tights, sheer black velvet blouses – and traditional lace Breton tube hats in exaggerated heights.
The Celtic Circle defined many of the silhouettes – appearing as giant circle skirts often embroidered in traditional patterns – and one gold show-stopper with black feather fringing.
Stunning art forms with intricate details from top to bottom with huge ball gowns, Anna Cleveland debuted the final wedding gown and it certainly deserved around of applause. Gaultier and Cleveland danced down the runway hand and hand to the song „In The Navy“ by Village People.
In the front row :
Catherine Deneuve applauded enthusiastically from the front row alongside American actress Michelle Rodriguez.
„I’ve loved Gaultier since I was in my twenties,“ Rodriguez told The Associated Press. „He’s just got always that edge, you know? He’s like an artist and he’s never scared.“