Paris Haute Couture Spring 2017: Our Top Picks
AS REPORTED BY RACHEL LEONARD
Inspirational Wedding Day Looks
At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld was into a bit of the 20’s, 30’s and 80’s with feathers, big puffy sleeves, glitter and the perfect suit.
RALPH & RUSSO
Ralph & Russo always have a nod towards wedding dresses - that or they just love to work in white. Their collection featured feminine soft floral appliques, graphic origami necklines, sheer shoulders and light colors with metallic accents.
At Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri touched on a romantic gothic garden theme with flesh colored florals, dark gold satin ballgowns and drop shoulder bell sleeves.
A mixture of fabrics and textures with minimal column and metallic suit jackets for the alternative bride.
Can you put a veil on anything and call it a bridal? This could change the way we think of the Victorian Era of wearing all white. Why not?
Elie Saab's ornate sheer princess gowns were accented with waist belts.
Giambattista Valli had his grand statement tulle ball gowns and a variety of short dresses with long trains.
Pierpaolo Piccioli’s show was inspired by dreams and ancient Greek architecture as seen through loose fluid pleating, wider shoulders and loose looks.
VIKTOR & ROLF
Collage and mix media. All fantasy!
ALBERTA FERRETTI, GUO PEI & GIVENCHY
ALBERTA FERRETTI LIMITED EDITION - Easy cashmere
GUO PEI - Catherdral inspired embroidery
GIVENCHY - Victorian portrait
Firework embroidery with a big volume skirt for the finale bride and folded necklines.