PFW SS15: Giambattista Valli

Giambattista Valli is a designer who likes to freight his designs with as much concept as crafting a single garment can take. This comes down to his couture backbone and because of this, he succeeds were others...

La Dolce Vita

In London this season Antonio Berardi restrained his often lustful female with a new sensuality, or sex with a brain, to put it directly. Reinforced by his architectural cuts, the body becomes sculpted by, ...

PFW AW14: Louis Vuitton

It was the dawning of the age of Ghesquière at Louis Vuitton today in Paris, and going by his much anticipated debut, the future of Louis Vuitton will be just that, anticipated joyfully in captivating earnest. ...

PFW AW14: Giambattista Valli

So red was the rose at Giambattista Valli yesterday in Paris, where the designer signalled unashamed femininity with a collection that shunned the masculine menswear mode that we have all become accustomed to t...

PFW AW14: Akris

A master of the technical treatment, Albert Kriemler, delivered a studious, succinct collection that will certainly entice the cognoscenti, delivered with a spotless eloquence for the Swiss label, who, followin...

PFW AW14: Givenchy

The sands of time have once again cast a new mode for Tisci at Givenchy, who has complied with a soft sophisticated luxury this season, an opulence harbouring tempting erotic undertones, in one of the most exte...

PFW AW14: Alexis Mabille

Mabille will always be a designer’s designer, but thanks to a run that he continues to sustain, he can take or leave current illusions of easy breezy glamour, this season he’s taken it, and by Jove, I think he’...

PFW AW14: Viktor & Rolf

Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren’s grey matter was positively stirring today in Paris, with an ode to their infatuation for the slate v-neck, and don’t think for a second that this would make way for a dull col...

PFW AW14: Roland Mouret

Roland Mouret has attempted to eschew a few conventions this season and his integrity has shone through his looser AW14 silhouettes and in honouring the genuine (couture) article, he claims, “We could get them ...

PFW AW14: Nina Ricci

Peter Copping, heritor appropriate at Nina Ricci, who, going by the splendid throng of garments this season, fits into the feminine mould quite impeccably, provisioning the kind of heart and soul that the label...

PFW AW14: Balmain

For Olivier Rousteing this season doing what one does best is a noble gesture, something which designers should, by all means, always aim to sustain more often, henceforth, Balmain’s formidable jungle warrior e...

PFW AW14: Vionnet

It was “tulipomania” at Vionnet this season, almost to the extent of that great Dutch tulip bubble of 1637, almost. Nonetheless, it’s clear that Goga Ashkenazi wants to syphon the horticultural motif into the V...

MFW AW14: Giorgio Armani

Grey - classic, clean, but in the wrong hands it can easily become bland, and this season Giorgio Armani made the decision to base his whole collection upon the run-of-the-mill hue, fabric wise, he chose, above...

MFW AW14: Dsquared2

Today, Dean and Dan Caten committed their fatale females to an asylum, á la Girl, Interrupted on steroids – exceedingly glamorous, gleefully glittering, fashion steroids, that is. Currently going through a chic...