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Oscar Style Prediction 2012


Champagne at the ready it’s Oscar time! Like every year, it’s not about what movie will win or what actor will have the once in a lifetime chance (for some) and win an award. For many of us all we want to know is who and what the biggest celebs in town are wearing.

Here are my style predictions for this years Oscars:

Christian Dior Haute Couture

Versace Haute Couture

 

Alexander McQueen

Ralph Lauren

Christian Dior Haute Couture

 

Versace

Armani Privé

Oscar De La Renta

Gucci

Oscar De La Renta

Armani Privé

Jason Wu

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Couture Report Fall/Winter 2011


Chanel – Karl Lagerfeld brought us back to the forties with tightened waists and exaggerated hips all in classic Chanel fabrics. It felt like a couture show.

Chanel

Valentino – Velvet, silk and sheer where just some of the many fabrics used in Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli’s (design duo of Valentino) show. It felt very light and delicate, but at the same time it had a winter feel to it. Perfect for the Valentino customer.

Valentino

Givenchy – White white and more white. Riccardo Tisci opted for light color and light fabrics for this couture collection. The top half of the garment was the detailed and delicate part using feathers and pearls to create a dramtic piece. The bottom half was light, airy and sheer. Beautiful, but I want to see something a little different next year.

Givenchy

Armani Privé – Does he ever get it wrong? This season, Giorgio Armani dedicated his collection to Japan. Using floral prints, vibrantly coloured sequins and hats by Philip Treacy, the whole collection tipped off perfect and pristine…..as usual.

Armani Privé

Jean Paul Gaultier – These days people take couture too seriously. Apart from Jean Paul Gaultier of course. Fun, glamorous and crazy. They are three perfect words to describe JPG’s couture collection. It’s always nice to put the madness back into fashion.

Jean Paul Gaultier

Giambattista Valli – I was wondering how Mr. Valli would carry off his first ever couture collection. There was absolutely no disappointment with dresses flowing right down the runway in lipstick red, leopard print and  floral prints added to red carpet ready dresses. Bravo Valli!

Giambattista Valli

Azzedine Alaia – With an EIGHT year break, Azzedine Alaia has come back to couture bigger and better. The collection was nothing but perfect with fitted wool coats and jackets and trimmed mohair dresses. That expalins wht the crowd gave the design genius a standing ovation. He deserved it.

Azzedine Alaia

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Velvet Couture


I think we know what fabric the aristocrats will be wearing this season!

Jean Paul Gaultier

Valentino

Armani Privé

Azzedine Alaia

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Best Dressed


I don’t usually do ‘best dressed of the week’, but after seeing this outfit I felt I had to. How Fab does Daphne Guinness look in this couture kimono at model Natalia Vodianova’s love ball? The hat is also a couture piece designed by Philip Treacy for Armani privé, seen at the show just a few days ago. Best dressed by far…..very far!

Daphne Guinness

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Cannes Film Festival 2011 – Best Dressed


Uma Thurman in Versace

Tilda Swinton in custom made Haider Ackermann

Karolina Kurkova in Armani Privé

 

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Alt’s Second Cover


Emmanuelle Alt, who was promoted to Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Paris in January, has released her second cover for the ‘fashion Bible’. Kate Moss gives us a striking pose while wearing Armani Privé, with five mens hands reaching out and grabbing her. The cover was shot by Mert and Marcus, who also shot Alt’s previous and first cover for the magazine. I give this cover a thumbs up for a warm and welcoming feeling, and makes me want to know what’s inside right away!

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Vogue Paris May 2011 Cover

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