This week is Paris Haute Couture Fashion week, and all of our favorite designers surprised us with some of the best gowns, dresses, and ready-to-wear. All the shows were spectacular and this is one of the best Paris Haute Couture fashion weeks so far.
Starting with Schiaparelli the masterpiece show by the creative director Daniel Roseberry. He was inspired by Dante’s Inferno and he created statement looks and pieces that shocked everyone and they described the show as Opulence.
Secondly Christian Dior Couture by the creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri. She took inspiration from the American-born French dancer, singer and actress Josephine Baker. Maria said that the clothes are meant to be worn, walked and danced in.
Maison Rabih Kayrouz by the Lebanese designer Rabih Kayrouz. He is the master of fabric, sparkles, and volumes. Rabih Kayrouz was described as simple and complicated.
Giambattista Vali’s show was all about pure fantasy. From mermaid skirts to bow dresses to cherry flowers to petals and more. The entire 43 looks were absolutely incredible as if the looks were brought from a fantasy land.
Chanel by Virginie Viards was inspired by Coco Chanel’s home in Rue Cambon, she had lots of animals like a deer head, a camel lampshade, and lion sculptures. The idea originally came from the department artist Xavier Veilhan, the show had large wooden animals and the collection was described as playful and youthful made for real women.
Armani by Alan Prada, the show was inspired by the deco-jazz age and the 80’s. the collection was perfect for evening wear and it was described as beautifully crafted dresses.
Stéphane Rolland’s show took everyone’s breath and it was inspired by being routed from Rio in the 70s all the way to the Greek Mythic Legends of Orpheus and Eurydice. The collection was described as it was a feast for the eyes and the jewelry was just PERFECT!
Elie Saab’s haute couture collection seemed to inhabit a place of fantasy. The Lebanese designer said that he loves the idea of majesté and he created the entire collection based on that. His collection was described as wearable architecture.
Viktor & Rolf a new approach to haute couture. The show was described as humorous and an upside down of fashion week. The collection was full of tulle princesses’ gowns and multi-color dresses that were flipped.
Zuhair Murad the Lebanese designer was inspired by Belle Epoque from the glory days of the French Riviera in the 70s. The collection was described as romantic and sexy and it was created with tulles, chiffon, and draped jersey.
Valentino by the creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli. It was described as energetic and the true feeling of haute couture.
Fendi by Kim Jones, was a reworking of the 90s slip dress. The collection was described as playful with muted tunes, he also paired each look with gloves and shawls to make each look stand out. Kim Jones said he wanted the collection to be floatiness, elegant and youthful and he absolutely did.
Mugler by Casey Cadwallader was the first runway show for Mugler in three years. Casey showcased the ready-to-wear collection with haute couture. The collection was sharp and glamorous, on the runway, there were cameras moving around the models and people described it as energetic, exciting, and refreshing.