Victor & Rolf's New Couture Collection Selling Already
The designers' new couture line hasn't even shown yet (it debuts in Paris tomorrow) and yet already half of the 20-piece couture collection has been snapped up by an "unnamed art dealer." Rolf Snoeren describes the work — their first haute couture designs in over a decade — as, “creativity for the sake of creativity." Yes please.
You're Never Too Young For Couture
French couture designer Alexis Mabille says his clients are getting younger because their moms want them to start owning couture as young as 12 years old. "I was in a fitting recently and a mother bought a prom dress for her daughter there and then," Mabille recalled.
Givenchy Can't Be Bothered To Design Couture This Season
Due to his "frantic schedule," Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci has decided not to show a Haute Couture collection in Paris next month. (The fashion house didn't show couture last season either). Obviously, dressing Kim Kardashian up like a couch does take a lot of time and effort.
19 New Rules For Women's Fashion
The twice yearly couture runway shows in Paris comprise the fanciest, most expensive, best-made clothes in the world. To qualify as couture, pieces must be handmade and certified couture by an overseeing body in France. These clothes — which commonly come with five-figure price tags — represent the pinnacle of fashion. Let's see what we can learn from the latest collections.
Why You Don't Let Pedobear Edit Magazines
Entitled Cadeaux, this article in the Dec-Jan issue of Vogue Paris is a perfect example of how you DON'T want to showcase kids in a fashion magazine. If you must do a kids x couture shoot, this is how you do it. (Via TrendLand who seem to think it's "adorable.")