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Valentino Garavani or simply Valentino is the fashion designer who has dedicated his whole life to beauty more than anyone has ever done in fashion. His philosophy has always been to make women beautiful, and during his amazing 45 year long career all his efforts and extraordinary talent were fully devoted to beauty. This is […]


A very romantic and all-over pink setting is the backdrop to the Alexis Mabille Haute Couture collection for the summer 2013, as both catwalk and various decorations such as giant urns and flowers were entirely candy coloured. The show marked Mabille transition from the “guest” to the “official member” status in haute couture, a privilege […]

Chanel Make Up Haute Couture SS13 – gothic smoky eyes

Created by Peter Philips, Chanel’s global creative director for make-up, mesh lashes were applied to the lash line, edges blurred with graphite pigment, to create the appearance of blown-out black shadow for a deep, dark, eerie eye. The exaggerated mesh cut outs seemed smeared and smudged in effect for a sinister day-after-the-story-before smoky eye. The oversized […]

Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls and Karmen Pedaru together for Atelier Versace

Three of our favourite models: Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls and Karmen Pedaru celebrating backstage just minutes after the Haute Couture show of Atelier Versace Spring Summer 2013!!!!

Yiqing Yin and her fine threads – Haute Couture SS13

Young Chinese designer Yiqing Yin presented her debut colection during the Fall-Winter 12 Haute Couture Fashion Week and in november 2011 was officially admitted as new guest member to the Haute Couture calendar in Paris. Last week she presented another fascinating collection, of which I chose the all over fringed bridal gown and the just as fringed hair style. What do […]

Stella Tennant for Atelier Versace – Haute Couture SS13

For those of you who might not know much about her, Stella Tennant, she is a 42 year-old ex top model who had an extraordinary career and still walks the catwalks now for major fashion houses like Chanel and, in this case, Atelier Versace.  She was born in Scotland to Scottish nobility (her mother is Lady […]

Elie Saab beautiful bride – Haute Couture SS13

Elie Saab Haute Couture fashion show ended, as in the best tradition, with a bridal gown. Here is a detail of the beautiful lace, hand embroidered with pearls and crystals.

Even models need a moment of relaxation during fashion weeks!

Well, you know I like taking pictures of backstage moments to see what the life in the fashion business is really like. Models are surely really busy backstage, but they sometimes read a book or chat on their mobiles while waiting for the make up session to start. Here is the backstage of Christophe Josse […]

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