Couture’s Final Shows….

Not really that impressed with Valentino. 

Overall- it was okay, I just feel that since Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri took on  Valentino. It just hasn’t been the same.

Maxine Simoens gave her best shot, and it just kind of looked trashy, very Versace-esque and nothing inspiring. She showed a lot of looks that looked ready to wear, and the collection itself wasn’t really cohesive or themed like most couture shows are. But she gave it her best shot.

THANK THE LORD SOMEONE’S COUTURE SHOW WAS BRILLIANT. It was a tribute to Amy Winehouse and it totally captured the late singers persona. The collection was classic rock meets edgy punk with that marilyn sophistication. Bravo.
So impressed. Karli Kloss for Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring 2012

As you people know I adore texture… And Elie Saab blows it out of the park every time. This had to have been the best couture collection this season, and he is making such a name for himself. The dressed are always elegant with a touch of sexy. They seem effortless and take on a shape of their own. The color palette was kind of boring, but Elie Saab always has these structured blocks to his runway shows… Here is a set of one color, and now here is a set of another color, and so on. But what is great is that every color is just not a color, it is a texture, a chic sense of provocative sex appeal, but wearable. 

I LOOOVED all of the cupcake cocktail silhouette dresses. These muted colors were a great follow up after the bright bold colors he just showed prior. I also feel that whenever he does neutrals, they look so expensive, and so glamourous. 

Hello ballet at the Met. 
Beautifully done classic’s with a twist. Love it all. Elie Saab can do no wrong, and not only is he the king of texture, he might just be the new Valentino… We just need Christian Siriano to hurry his “fierce” ass up and take over Dior and then I think I will have my faith restored in Couture.

designers designers and designers pre fall 2012

Pre Fall 2012 Looks are pouring down the runways… and the gaysians are at it again…

derek lam pre fall 2012 is showing military sophisticates… Vintage with a twist, and I am loving it.
Military looks won’t be going out of style anytime soon…

Prabal Gurang pre fall 2012 collection was kind of underwhelming for his usual work… his last two even gowns made the girls look extremely broad, but this little number is delicate, yet the belt makes it commanding. I also am digging the texture on the dress.

Peter Som pre fall 2012 collection was all over the place, and I get that geometric prints are in but his were like these awful cheap looking rings and necklaces… I don’t know how I feel about his collection, but this dress I thought was kind of perfect, the draping and the lace, and the color choices were fantastic.

Not a gaysian but celine was my favorite look… well next to givenchy- but this look I thought was perfect, and I am totally going to wear it fall 2012… Look out kids…  The relaxed pant is a nice break between skinnies and harem, the oversized top and neckpiece is relaxed, and the gold bag with the contrast blue trim – right on… Hello comfort!!!

Once again Givenchy does no wrong. Caroline trentini for Gevenchy of course, the two make perfect sense, and the look is killer. Not many people can pull of this look on a daily basis, but who cares? The military/riding look is awesome, black is always flattering, and well it just looks super chic. 

The Leading Ladies of Our Times

Whether it was destiny, social climbing, money or connection these women have made their mark on the world. Across the world 18 of these exist, and each of these publications has a fearless woman leader… Vogue.

In the world of Fashion, Vogue (specifically American Vogue) has set the international standard in fashion for beauty, style, trend and photography. Since the publication’s start in 1892 Vogue has evolved into the modern day bible. These woman who collectively, yet independently make us fashionistas go out and buy every version we can get our hands on… These women are:
Anna Wintour (United States)
Alexandra Shulman (United Kingdom)
Emmanuelle Alt (France)
Daniela Falcão (Brazil)
Franca Sozzani (Italy)
Angelica Cheung (China)
Victoria Davydova (Russia)
Kirstie Clements (Australia)
Christiane Arp (Germany)
Myung Hee Lee (Korea)
Priya Tanna (India)
Elena Makris (Greece)
Seda Domaniç (Turkey)
Mitsuko Watanabe (Japan)
Rosalie Huang (Taiwan)
Eva Hughes (Mexico & Spanish America)
Yolanda Sacristán (Spain)
Paula Mateus (Portugal)