Saturday, 1 August 2015

Inspiration or otherwise? Monisha Jaising offered pieces that looked similar to Atelier Versace’s past season collections ! India Couture Week'15

Titled, The Sailing Bride, Monisha Jaising showcased her collection at the ongoing Amazon India Couture Week 2015 in New Delhi yesterday. Amidst show-stoppers like Pernia Qureshi and Kriti Sanon, i did notice a few pieces that bore a strong resemblance to Atelier Versace’s collection from various seasons. Whether intentional or otherwise, here are a few pieces from the collection that gave me a strong feeling of déjà vu.

Friday, 31 July 2015

Rahul Mishra celebrates the duality of a modern woman in his couture collection: India Couture Week ‘15

The talented Mr. Rahul Mishra presented his couture collection yesterday at the ongoing Amazon India Couture Week 2015 in New Delhi. Titled “Tree of Life”, Mishra’s latest offering was inspired by his wife. It is the multitasking nature of his better half, the way she manages her work and family life, inspired  the designer to conceive his first ever couture collection. The duality of a today’s modern woman, the fine balance of strong yet feminine nature of her personality intrigued the designer to create this sharp collection.

Thursday, 30 July 2015

The Looks, the details & more at Sabyasachi's Runway Show : India Couture Week 2015

Sabyasachi Mukherjee opened the Amazon India Couture Week yesterday with his collection titled ‘Bater’. The Indian designer collaborated with iconic French footwear house Christian Louboutin for the collection. Dark, edgy, gothic and sexual, here are some of the looks and the details from the show.

Sabyasachi keeps it Dark & Sexual in 'Bater' : India Couture Week 2015

Amazon India Couture Week 2015 opened with a show by designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee in collaboration with Parisian footwear designer Christian Louboutin yesterday in New Delhi. Taking inspiration from hunting birds and preys, the gothic vintage collection was titled ‘Bater’, named after one of India’s most common hunting birds.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Alexander Wang to leave Balenciaga: Kering looking for a lesser known talent

According to a WWD report, Alexander Wang will be departing from Balenciaga soon. He will be showcasing his final collection for Balanciaga during Paris Fashion Week this September. The designer’s departure from the house has been rumoured for quite some time now. It is believed that Kering, the parent company of Balenciaga have taken a decision not to renew Wang’s contract. Earlier this month, Kering had released a statement saying, "There are discussions between the designer and Balenciaga regarding the renewal of the contract."

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

It’s confirmed: Yves Saint Laurent is returning to Couture business

Now this is exciting! Its official, Yves Saint Laurent is returning to Couture business for the first time since 2002. The announcement comes with the opening of the brand’s newly renovated Couture house. The last Couture collection by the Parisian house was presented at Paris’ Pompidou Centre. The Haute Couture division of the label was shut after Monsieur Laurent’s retirement.