Haute Couture Autumn 2016

As you know Haute Couture week only exists in Paris, France. France is the home of Haute Couture, the art of making custom made-to-fit fashion. Its origins can begin back to the famous Queen Marie Antoinette, who had her own dress maker to ensure her needs and tastes for fine fashion were met. From then, France’s haute couture scene flourished in all areas from fashion, architecture, food and design. Due to trade, the French industries became synonymous with the latest trends in style and excellent quality.

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Farewell Hedi Slimane

hedi_slimane_new_york_m_villalobosRumours already began circulating last month during fashion Week that YSL’s (now branded Saint Laurent) head designer and creative director Hedi Slimane was leaving.

A similar buzz also occurred last year during the exit of Dior’s Raf Simmons. Both designers were a fave of mine, with their collections featuring every season in my top faves list.

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