From pomp to modernity French Haute Couturehas always been the expression of the taste of the times (and of society) with a constant topicality. Today’s? …Voilà: voilette!Giorgio Armani Privé.
Art et Couture! In the foreground, glorious yellow taffetas. In the background, a shadow print dress that reproduces the work “SP28” by the artist Sterling Ruby. Dior Haute Couture.
“A la Française”. Cape noire en organdi et velours de soie rebrodée et frangée de perles rouges et noires. Combinaison- sarouel noire.Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci.
Haute Couture has a poetic emphasis also in the nomenclature! “Arbre de Vie” the cape and dress in cashmere and organza. New floral style “painterly botanical”. Valentino Haute Couture.
Traditional codes of the Maison and current chic. This is the “New Vintage” by Chanel Haute Couture, according to Karl Lagerfeld.Winning vintage: sequins, pearls, pink crystals and feather sleeves.
The French Trench by Atelier Versace is entirely embroidered with transparent sequins. Tightened at the waist by a belt with the same motif and worn over a mini bustier dress.
Anna Piaggi, September 2012, Vogue Unique, n.745, p.108