Givenchy Couture FW16 Fall/Winter 2016

The Givenchy Couture FW16 Fall/Winter 2016 collection was a mix of the unwearable and originality met with attention to detail. Ill-fitting party streamer and fringe dresses added volume to the natural waistline and did nothing for the models. The mirror mosaic reveal beneath black beaded zipper paneled blazer was a unique twist on blazers similar…

Fendi Couture FW16 Fall/Winter 2016

Romantic, feminine, with flowing embellished and embroidered dresses and coats seemingly inspired by Asian trends and mixed with story book illustrations, the Fendi Couture FW16 Fall/Winter 2016 collection was ornate and delicate, and rather graphic as well.  While I didn’t like the blue cape I loved the art nouveau illustrations on it. **Warning- Graphic description:  I…

Met Ball 2016: Manus X Machina

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as…

Chanel Couture FW1516

The Chanel Couture Fall/Winter 2015/2016 show featured a star studded cast of gamblers, including Julianne Moore, Rita Ora, Kristen Stewart, and more.  Sheer, black, quilted, black leather, luxe metallic tweeds.  It seems the future of Chanel met a spunky grandma.  The layers were beautifuul, as were the beaded appliques.  It was an overall great show…

When Good Designers Go Bad

Viktor & Rolph, you may remember for Katy Perry’s “E.T.” Shirt dress- which was genius, sent Jeremy Scott stupidity down the runway… We’re talking crazy crafter on hoarder juice- then throw some wheat on there for good measure. The convoluted, heavy, old, unsightly looks beg for logical explanation. This is a fashion crime- a travesty…