Stefan Djokovich took us on a dreamy walk with Trianon, his latest high-end collection presented at the Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week.
We are embracing the shine and glow of yellow this summer. Reflecting the optimism of the Queen’s Jubilee, showing its versatility, the colour yellow has made its comeback in the fashion world.
Fashion's biggest event, as many people describe it, is going with full force this year on the 2nd of May. From picking out the decoration, to creating the guest list, it is time to focus our attention to all fashion icons and haute couture houses for any hints of the celebrities and outfits we will see at the Met Gala. The night every fashionista counts the days to.
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This year the Met Gala asks its guest to relive the 1870’s - the Gilded Age New York
Earlier this year the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that the Met Gala will return with a second instalment under the grander theme of ‘In America’. Following the theme from 2021 “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” this year’s theme is “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,”. The theme is usually very broad and one can only know so much from it. We can only let our minds wander around to try and figure out what the dress code will be. That is the most important thing for all the guests.
Met Gala 2022 - Dress Code
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Every spring the Met Gala invitations get sent to a number of celebrities very specifically picked out by Anna Wintour herself. At the bottom of the invitation is a small, but very important, inscription. That inscription reveals the dress code. This year the dress code is gilded glamorous, white-tie. As Vogue mentioned earlier this week the attendees will be asked to ‘embody the grandeur of Gilded Age New York’. All the way from the 1870 to 1890, was a period of unprecedented prosperity, cultural change, and industrialisation in America. A time when skyscrapers and fortunes seemingly rose overnight. If there is one word to describe fashion during this period it would be - extravagant. Think about bows, ruffles or maybe lace. Imagine all the combinations of textiles going into one dress. The colour pallete consists mostly of rich and deep jewel tones.
Dressing up doesn’t have to be only for the guests of the Met Gala. You know the theme and the dress code, get creative and pick your best outfit that resonates with the Met Gala. You might not be able to attend it this year but you never know when your time will come. Save the date - May 2nd for fashion’s biggest event.
Zaady signs a contemporary, very architectural collection. His Spring/Summer 2022 haute couture collection has been sewed under the name of Bauhaus.
MaTereza takes us into a black and white universe all in French silk. A world in monochrome is the maison's Spring/Summer 22 collection presented at the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week.
Maison Fovari presents a spring/summer collection imbued with timeless elegance. Presented at the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, the elaborate pieces are made to inspire admiration.
The famous designer from Cordoba comes back to the Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris with a proposal that invites us to get excited about spring, again.
The six-piece collection is inspired by delicacy, femininity and royalty. These red-carpet-worthy evening gowns are pompous and unapologetically ostentatious.
Each piece designed by Kaffa Mockbill tells its own story and consists of different high-quality materials like tulle, satin and detailed embroidery.
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In total there are five couture dresses and one bridal gown, which closed the show, having the audience gazing upon its impressive ball gown silhouette. Colours are ranging from soft muted yellow, rosé, cream white, and turquoise to vibrant magenta. All pieces represent some of Kaffa's personal favourite cuts and designs. While a monochrome lemon yellow gown comes in a rather narrow shape being snug from the waist down to the hem, other designs impose with impressive wide skirts and flowy materials. From puddle trains to royal trains, Kaffa's designs indeed encapsulate elegance as well as sophistication. She made it her mission to shake up the Couture branch of the fashion industry with her diverse designs and shows that there are many forms, silhouettes and materials to be discovered and merged in creative and innovative ways to create something entirely new.
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Fashions Finest has announced Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS as the new home for their event.
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A Star Wars Story the sustainable force was with Thandie Newton who wore a stunning ‘Vivienne Westwood for The GCC’ gown at Cannes Film Festival the opening gala of Solo, 15th May.