Irreverent enfant-terrible of the fashion world, Jean Paul Gaultier is used to be both heavily criticized and highly praised. This time the controversy is the Amy Winehouse inspired looks he presented on the catwalk of his Haute Couture show. Amy Winehouse father, Mitch Winehouse, has spoken out against Jean Paul Gaultier, saying that the designer [...]
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Georges Hobeika puts so much passion in is work that it is a pleasure just to look at him adjusting the gowns on the models and adding his last touches to the collection. And a beautiful collection indeed!!!
The preciousness of the gowns did not mean a tense or formal atmosphere backstage. Everyone chatting, models still in their robes telling stories to each other sitting on the floor or sending text messages, everyone was friendly and nice. Even the designer, who spent a lot of time working on the bridal gowns and check [...]
Another gallery from the backstage of the haute Couture show by Georges Hobeika….
I was really – and pleasantly – surprised by Georges Hobeika. I had never seen his clothes so closely and they were beautiful…..the embroideries, the cuts, the colours, everything done to perfection as Haute Couture should be, very precious! A special praise to Donna, the model that patently waited for hours dressed as a bride [...]
The accessories that complete Jean Paul Gaultier collection were leather gloves, necklaces ornate with large stones and jewels worn on the forehead, but the predominant feature was certainly the headgear!!! Huge turbant-like headpieces (or maybe more like Easter-eggs wrappings) vary from the bright green silk one worn by Jessica Stam to a more sober powder [...]
Jean Paul Gaultier presented a rich and feminine collection, with classic yet elegant colours such as deep blue, gold, black and gray presented alongside with bolder shades like fluorescent yellow. The lines and the general atmosphere is most certainly vintage, inspired perhaps by he Hollywood golden age. Yet Gaultier wouldn’t be the same without sexy [...]