"Haute Couture is Paris". Very attached to the capital city, Karl Lagerfeld pays tribute to literary Paris, the one for book lovers and the Académie Française, for Chanel AW18. Opposite the dome of the Institut de France, a décor of the Seine quayside lined with
Pierpaolo Piccioli, offered a parade of such extravagantly saturated hues for Valentino, with swaggering proportions. “Couture involves a deeper and more intimate perspective, to go further into your own vision of beauty.” States Piccioli. This season his vision involves a mash-up of Greek mythology,
Yumi Katsura celebrates the 160 years of friendship that unite France and Japan, by releasing her couture collection Autumn-Winter 2018/19 "The Quintessence of Japanism".
Inspired by famous artists like Gustave Klimt, Alfons Maria Mucha, Charles Martin and Emile Gallé, this collection honours them by mixing the
Syrian designer Rami Al Ali returned to the French capital for the fourteenth season, to showcase his AW 18/19 Couture collection at the beautiful setting of Hôtel Le Meurice.
For this collection, Al Ali looked to the west and back in time, for his inspiration: Art
A fascinating Art inspired Tony Ward when designing his Couture Autumn Winter 2018/19 collection; stained-glass. In the same way these tiny coloured pieces of glass form a pattern or a picture full of symbolism when they are arranged together, the Couture collection narrates its story