Haute Couture

Backstage at Viktor & Rolf Couture Fall 2018

Fashion Features

Couture View: Fall 2018

Extravagance, imagination, craftsmanship and now, integrated technology — it’s enough to make the head spin. WWD looks at some of the fall season’s special moments on the runway and off.

clock July 12, 2018Bridget Foley

Moda Povera by Olivier Saillard Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Moda Povera by Olivier Saillard Couture Fall 2018

The fashion historian and curator unveiled a collection of couture pieces made of t-shirts transformed by Madame Grès’ draping techniques.

clock July 4, 2018Lily Templeton

Xuan Couture Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Xuan Couture Fall 2018

The designer used hand-crafted techniques to replicate new technologies in an abbreviated collection.

clock July 4, 2018Lily Templeton

Dior Couture Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Christian Dior Couture Fall 2018

Now several couture and ready-to-wear seasons into her tenure at Dior, Chiuri has shown ample bravado, more so with political/philosophical messaging than with pure fashion.

clock July 2, 2018Bridget Foley

Schiaparelli Couture Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Schiaparelli Couture Fall 2018

Bertrand Guyon’s hothouse collection, inspired by Elsa Schiaparelli’s love of nature, found a natural habitat at the Paris opera house.

clock July 2, 2018Joelle Diderich

Model on the catwalkIris van Herpen show, Runway, Fall Winter 2018, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 02 Jul 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Iris van Herpen Couture Fall 2018

In her craft-intensive explorations of the relationship between nature, mankind and technology, the designer once again opened up new possibilities for fashion’s future.

clock July 2, 2018Katya Foreman

Balmain 44 François Premier Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain 44 François Premier Fall 2018

The collection, with its Joan Collins circa “Dynasty” vibe, felt more like a literal, old-school flashback to Olivier Rousteing’s fetish decade.

clock July 1, 2018Katya Foreman

RVDK/Ronald van der Kemp Couture Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

RVDK Ronald van der Kemp Couture Fall 2018

Paper gave a Space Age note to the Dutch demi-couture designer’s signature of upcycled collage of vintage fabric finds and unusual materials.

clock July 1, 2018Lily Templeton

Francesco Scognamiglio

Designer and Luxury

Francesco Scognamiglio Marks 20th Anniversary With Couture Runway Show in Rome

The show will be held on Sunday night at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.

clock January 26, 2018Alessandra Turra

Shailene Woodley and Kate Hudson

Fashion Scoops

Kate Hudson Rebuts Engagement Rumors at Valentino Show

Shailene Woodley and Donatella Versace were also among the guests.

clock January 24, 2018Alex Wynne and Joelle Diderich

Isabelle Huppert and Diane Kruger

Fashion Scoops

Diane Kruger Takes On Spy Thriller ‘The Operative’

Spotted at Armani Privé in the wake of an Oscar snub, the German actress will star in the upcoming spy thriller by Israeli director.

clock January 24, 2018Lily Templeton

Model on the catwalk

Fashion Show Reviews

Alexis Mabille Couture Spring 2018

The designer followed his instinct and designed what he felt like, instead of following a theme.

clock January 23, 2018Joelle Diderich

Performers at the Dior Ball

Parties

Willow Smith Sings at Dior Masked Ball for Bella Hadid, Gemma Arterton

“Ceci n’est pas” a Dior masked ball inspired by Maria Grazia Chiuri’s surrealist collection shown earlier in the day.

clock January 23, 2018Lily Templeton

Alberta Ferretti Limited Edition

Designer and Luxury

Alberta Ferretti Presents Limited-Edition Collection in Paris

The collection will be presented by appointment only during Haute Couture.

clock January 22, 2018Luisa Zargani

Emily Blunt

Fashion Scoops

Emily Blunt on Looking Glamorous in the Rain

The actress joined guests including Monica Bellucci, Haley Bennett, Willow Smith and Naomi Campbell at the Dior couture show on Monday.

clock January 22, 2018Katya Foreman

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