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Best of Haute Couture : Looking back at the strong moments

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The week of haute couture draws to a close in paris. four days of glamour, savoir-faire, creativity and wonder, but with a strong message, expressed by all: couture should make dreams but remain realistic ! a very ‘coco’, chanel collection, which refocuses on the iconic pieces with the famous tweed suit and the evening dresses lined with feathers and embroidery. the silhouettes where reflected to infinity, under the arcades of the grand palais and a young bride, lily- rose depp, closed the show on karl lagerfeld’s arm. another anticipated moment in the week, maria grazia chiuri’s first haute couture show at dior. and to celebrate the event, the legendary house of luxury brought together an audience of guests for a masked ball at nightfall. the rodin museum was transformed into a real garden of eden for the occasion a bit earlier on in the day, the italian designer had delivered her romantic, feminine and contemporary collection with princesses walking through an enchanted labyrinth. at valentino, grace works. alone in command of the house, since the departure of maria grazia chiuri, pierpaolo piccioli simplifies his speech…a contemporary romanticism equally displayed at another italian’s, giambattista valli. at armani, nicole kidman and isabelle huppert support the maestro's collection from the first row, in which the orange is the new black!colour is equally the rendezvous of jean paul gaultier’s collection the barefoot bride is divine, fresh and transported in her rustic carriage full of wheat! at elie saab, the woman is sublime, also here with a sunny spring in an oriental princess dress another vision of couture has also been presented by alexandre vauthier, applauded by monica bellucci. he rejuvenates the couture codes and makes them ultra-sexy notably with bella hadid and kendall jenner. iris van herpen’s haute couture is of another type. always looking to the future, with 3d embroidery and laser cuts. a parisian haute couture week which kept its promise: to be magical but not too far from reality. interviews : bruno pavlovskychanel should make dreams and couture has a privileged role to make dreams because it has no limitsmaria grazia chiuricouture is a service – one of a kind. we have a couture audience and couture clients so it’s important to give a dream but a real dream, it’s for everyday alexandre vauthier i see couture as more ceremonial and old fashioned, i believe that the proposal must be something else if you want to open it up to a market or future desires, it must be considered in a different but not ancestral way.music free of right / bandit & nikit 2016