The reasons we love haute couture shows is because it is a real excuse to get as flamboyant as our imagination could be. The Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011-2012 season was of feathers and frills hinting at a wilder side but subdued with a combination in some instances of contemporary elegance. From Gaultier’s gender-bending strict tailoring, […]
Looking ridiculously more glamorous and beautiful than ever, Lara Stone in stunning big ‘Bardot’ hair, is donned in the most feminine couture pieces in pastel glory by Armani Privé, Givenchy Couture, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Chanel Haute Couture, Christian Dior, Atelier Versace, Valentino Couture along with pieces by Francesco Scognamiglio and Oscar de la Renta. Photographed by […]
Hats and volume, usually the two are essential haute couture ingredients, I feel, they played a different and fantastic role in this Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011 season. From Armani Privé‘s extremely modern luxury, almost taking a cosmic appeal, to Jean-Paul Gaultier’s mixture of the grandest of couture with British punk, indicating his anarchic role as […]
Riccardo Tisci’s creativity is incomparable and sheer genius. For Givenchy’s Spring/Summer 2011 campaign, and with the help of Mert & Marcus and models Mariacarla Boscono, Natasha Poly, Daphne Groeneveld, Iris Strubegger with Stephen Thompson, Jonathan Marquez and Pablo Otero. The black and white images are haunting, ghost-like with Givenchy’s Spring/Summer wild signature leopard print.
The Spring/Summer 2011 men’s collections proved to be quite colourful and inventive; it was overall a scrumptious and exciting season. From Prada’s multi layers of colorful “uniforms”, and Jil Sander’s un-bashful festivity of vivid hues, to the more elegant black-and-white-with-hints-of-earth-tones collection by Dolce&Gabbana and the sophistication of Viktor&Rolf’s forties chic. Here are SQUA.RE’s favorite highlights […]
Drifting away from his usual Gothic Catholicism influences, the incredibly genius, Riccardo Tisci delivered a more pagan Givenchy woman, that had a very dark feel to it still, and a bit rough as well. Venturing into rugged jacquered leather vests, mixed with beautiful chiffon trousers and dresses, in a palette of black and white that were […]