A Couture Espresso Shot Of News…
Couture Fashion Week has hit Paris!
Couture Fashion Week showcases the world’s most exquisitely detailed, breathtakingly beautiful, handcrafted gowns.
The fantasy-based aesthetic of couture, means no time or expense is spared in creating these spectacular pieces. Haute couture dresses are handmade in Paris, either by the designer or the teams of skilled seamstresses and craftspeople in the ateliers. From Chanel to Dior, Valentino to Jean Paul Gaultier, there is nothing as magical or enchantingly beautiful as couture.
The Christian Dior Couture Spring 2011 Collection
John Galliano is renowned for creating spectacular, indescribable beauty. And the Spring 2011 couture collection is the epitome of this.
Taking inspiration from the elegance, beauty and radiance of René Gruau’s illustrations, Galliano celebrated the very essence of Dior’s history. As the Dior Illustrator, Gruau created a fresh ideal of female beauty and captured a new mood of post-war optimism. Gruau’s bold lines and simple yet daring use of colour are reflected perfectly in this dynamic collection.
Long gloves, striking red lips, perfectly shaped eyebrows and elongated feminine silhouettes = the ingredients fashion dreams are made of…
Are you loving or loathing the Dior Couture Spring 2011 collection? xx
Click here to read more about René Gruau…
Photos from style.com
11 responses to “Fashion Spotlight”
All the pieces are stunning!! I love your illustration at the top! It is awesome!
I love how your doing profiles on different designers now.. It’s really interesting and I agree the illustrations your doing are amazing!
The yellow gown is stunning. Great post
Gorgeous dresses! I like the last four – so unique!
I love the pieces- the collection is very fairytale elegance!
heavenly galliano for dior – not too clever – just classic – when i win the lottery & lose three stone…
Galliano always comes up with the best inspiration and the most interesting fabrics. This Haute Couture Show left me speechless.
And your sketch is gorgeous Cara.
To be honest I have a feeling they are repeating themselves a bit but… it’s fabulous. Every piece is such a creativity treasure! Like when am in a museum and I could watch a work of art for hours from every side.
amazing! I love the pink one w/ a bow its stunning
Galliano is pure genius. Xxxx
These dresses are simply gorgeous and amazing! I love your illustration at the top of the page!