Spring 2019 Couture Week
I get super excited for couture week because I LOVE looking at the creativity of amazing designers that have been pulling inspiration from all aspects of life and creating unique pieces for decades. I’ve loved high fashion from a pretty young age, when I used to make sketches of personal designs. Maybe I’ll put some of those on the blog and make a post about what makes couture unique, so stay tuned for that!
After the designer aspect, I moved on to loving the modelling side of the fashion world. Although it is known to be a toxic career that is filled with body specifications, racism, and sexual harassment cases, it was interesting to read about these controversial topics and how models have overcome hurdles, their stories about the truth behind the glamour, and how they are dealing with the changes the fashion world has taken in light of social media becoming a place for recruitment.
So anyways, here are my favourite pieces from Spring 2019 Haute Couture Week, Jan 21st- 24th 2019!
Schiaparelli put on a show with a mixture of vibrant colours and patterns which made it a gorgeous collection.
Georges Hobeika had absolutely breathtaking pieces, definitely one of my favourite shows.
Can Ralph and Russo ever be anything less than mind blowing? This was one of the shows that made it really difficult to pick out what I considered the top 6 pieces because I loved them all. Can’t wait to see these looks on the red carpet.
Iris van Herpen is one of my all time favourite designers. She is someone who isnt afraid to mix fashion and technology, meaning her collections are always innovative, modern, anad visibly pleasing. Just 18 pieces and each absolutely stunning, proving what quality over quantity means.
Christian Dior with the perfect amount of glitter for a playful collection, inspired by the circus.
Alberta Ferretti made statement pieces with her limited collection which radiated glamour, elegance, and simplicity
Chanel never fails to stay true to its brand and impress the audience. You want to turn heads? You want to wear Chanel. Shockingly, creative director, Karl Lagerfeld skipped on his anticipated bow at the end of the show because he was feeling very tired.
Giambattista Valli presented a glamorous collection with every single piece exuding luxury.
Balmain's extravagant pieces were definitely entertaining, and creative with a lavish touch.
Zuhair Murad is always a show worth looking forward to. An underwater theme has never looked so alluring!
Viktor and Rolf proved that although clothing itself can speak a thousand words, sometimes its better to just be straight forward.
Guo Pei’s collection was pure ROYALTY. These looks have come right out of every fashion lovers dreams, making it my favourite show. I also loved that she found subtle ways to incorporate her Chinese culture into her pieces.
Valentino’s show called for two major moments, one where Celine Dion was captured crying during the show (out of overwhelming happiness!) and one where supermodel Naomi Cambell closed the show.
Elie Saab was full of embellishments and embroideries that make his workmanship look like nothing less than magical (as usual).
Maison Margiela screams a carefree collection, not afraid to get creative and have some fun. If you’re looking for colour, you should be looking at this show.
Azzaro made some sleek, sensual, and classy statement looks.
Jean Paul Gaultier can always bring forth a sophisticated and unbelievably chic display of detailed pieces.
Ronald van der Kemp presented lovely pieces, I’d wear every single one.
Alexandre Vauthier had some exquisite looks, putting on quite the show.
Givenchy= classy as always
Armani Prive had some beautiful colour combinations, making it an entertaining show
Alexis Mabille is a designer that I haven’t paid much attention to before this amazing collection that had eye catching pieces all the way through!