Chanel Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

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Exercises in Disappearance

Text & artwork by Angelo Flaccavento

    Dramatize weightlessness Erase posture Liquify your ego Excruciate a void Texturize silence Exceed in subtraction    

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Bespoke Beauties - Paris haute couture SS15

As Paris menswear melded into women’s couture, the fashion world kicked things into high gear with one impressive collection after another. Couture is as good as fashion gets. It’s where designers,...

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Alexis Mabille Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

Alexis Mabille
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Giambattista Valli Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

Giambattista Valli
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Yiqing Yin Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

By Lily Templeton

"I want to celebrate the beauty of women in its splendor and complexity," Yiqing Yin said before her couture show on Monday after a season away from the runway, which drew inspiration from...

Yiqing Yin
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Jantaminiau Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

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La Perla Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

La Perla
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Dior Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

By Jessica Michault

The old adage “there is nothing new under the sun” was turned on its head at the Christian Dior haute couture show on Monday. Designer Raf Simons reached back into the past and cherry-picked...

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Rad Hourani Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

Rad Hourani
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On Aura Tout Vu Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

On Aura Tout Vu
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Dice Kayek Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

By Lily Templeton

In the couture arena, the true test of talent is the manner in which garments are imbued with a measure of contemporary adequacy and sense of occasion. This is precisely the take-away impression at...

Dice Kayek
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Thom Browne: a balance between pure concept and commerce.

Interview by Daria Shapovalova

At the Fall/Winter 2015 Thom Browne menswear show Daria Shapovalova discovered, what is more important in fashion: concept or commerce. Music producer Michel Gaubert, L'officiel editor-in-chief...

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Georges Hobeika Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris

Georges Hobeika
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Artistic license - Paris Menswear FW15 - Final Day

On the last day of the Paris fall/winter 2015 season, designers underlined their individuality with collections that celebrated very unique sartorial points of view. Saint Laurent At  the Saint...

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London Showrooms: the best of Brit edit

By Lily Templeton

Ever since the British Fashion Council launched its London Showrooms initiative in 2008, the "entente cordiale" has been on, and emerging British fashion designers wowing the City of Light. Every...