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BACKSTAGE AT ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015-16

Alexandre Vauthier presents his femme fatale Master in the art of fascinating creation, Alexandre Vauthier presented the perfect glamorous wardrobe last Tuesday. Women were never so glamorous than this season, thanks to thick fur, leather and silk. Playing with seduction, women embody here all the glam rock inspirations Alexandre ...

BACKSTAGE AT VIKTOR & ROLF HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015-16 PARIS

The art of Viktor & Rolf Haute Couture Viktor & Rolf have always had their personal interpretation of Haute Couture. It is about making a statement by exploring their incredible, architectural craftsman skills combined with their endless creativity and their unique flair for an artistic performance. This season, the ...

ELIE SAAB HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015-16

Elie Saab Haute Couture FW15 and the shades of gold Elie Saab presented his Fall-Winter 2015 Haute couture collection this morning in Paris' 1st Arrondissement. The House has always been synonymous with pure refinement, extreme femininity, and unique artisanal know-how. It also known for its oh so loved sparkle factor: ...

CHANEL HAUTE-COUTURE FALL WINTER 2015-2016 BY FRANK PERRIN

This season, Karl Lagerfeld imagined a casino grandeur nature under the vaults of the Grand Palais for his Chanel Haute Couture FW15 collection. For the occasion, the Kaiser invited a handful of international celebrities, proud members of the Chanel family, to play blackjack in this Cercle Privé while the show ...

CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015-16 PARIS

Welcome to Chanel Cercle Privé This season, Karl Lagerfeld imagined a casino grandeur nature under the vaults of the Grand Palais for his Chanel Haute Couture FW15 collection. For the occasion, the Kaiser invited a handful of international celebrities, proud members of the Chanel family, to play blackjack in ...

SCHIAPARELLI HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

The myth of Schiaparelli Haute Couture There is no need to remind who was Elsa Schiaparelli. The Italian-born designer and visionary made a splash at the beginning of the 20th century when she launched a line of trompe-l'oeil knitwear, which then led to successful collections created in collaboration with ...

BACKSTAGE AT DIOR HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015-16 PARIS

Garden of Earthly Delights: Raf Simons' Dior Haute Couture FW15 collection This Monday afternoon, the Musée Rodin in Paris was transformed in a gigantic, multicolored glasshouse for Raf Simons' Dior Haute Couture FW15 collection. The runway - a purple carpeting path - was surrounded by big asymmetrical glass panels ...

DIOR HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

Garden of Earthly Delights: Raf Simons' Dior Haute Couture FW15 collection This Monday afternoon, the Musée Rodin in Paris was transformed in a gigantic, multicolored glasshouse for Raf Simons' Dior Haute Couture FW15 collection. The runway - a purple carpeting path - was surrounded by big asymmetrical glass panels ...

SCHIAPARELLI HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

The myth of Schiaparelli Haute Couture There is no need to remind who was Elsa Schiaparelli. The Italian-born designer and visionary made a splash at the beginning of the 20th century when she launched a line of trompe-l'oeil knitwear, which then led to successful collections created in collaboration with ...

BACKSTAGE AT DICE KAYEK HAUTE COUTURE FALL-WINTER 2015-16

The wonders of Dice Kayek Haute Couture FW15-16 Follow Crash photographer Elise Toïdé on her journey backstage to discover all the magic the Dice Kayek Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2015-16 collection has to offer. Since its creation in 1992, Dice Kayek has been the perfect representation of what Haute Couture ...

ALBERTA FERRETTI LIMITED EDITION SPRING-SUMMER 2016

Alberta Ferretti introduces her semi-couture Limited Edition in Paris At the occasion of the inauguration of her newest Parisian address, Alberta Ferretti presented this week her semi-couture collection. The Limited Edition Spring-Summer 2016 collection is the reflection of the incredible venue that is now Ferretti's own. The ...

BACKSTAGE AT LOUIS VUITTON MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Beauty in the making: backstage at Louis Vuitton Men's SS16 A few moments before the most anticipated Louis Vuitton Men's show by Kim Jones, the models are getting ready to amaze the audience. In the hair & makeup area, not much clothes are to be seen. Still, ...

RICK OWENS MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

RICK OWENS MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS The Rick Owens Men's Spring-Summer 2016 show was probably one of the most talked-about show of the menswear season. It has become an habit for the designer to make a splash with each new collection, but this time, it appears it ...

ACNE STUDIOS MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Jonny Johansson presents his Acne Studios Men's SS16 collection in Paris The Acne Studios Men's SS16 collection was presented on Saturday, June 27 in Paris. This season, Jonny Johansson was inspired by his love for the 70's American band, the New York Dolls, who gave him his ...

BACKSTAGE AT Y-3 SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

A review of the Y-3 SS16 collection "It is time to move" said the Y-3 invitation in neon lights. Well, it is an understatement to say that the Y-3 SS16 collection moved the audience, that Sunday afternoon at the Lycée Carnot in Pairs. It was truly empowering. Located ...

BACKSTAGE AT ETUDES STUDIO SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Crash photographer Elise Toïdé was backstage at the Etudes Studio show that took place in Paris on Saturday, June 27. Take a look at the beauty in the making backstage here! Photo credits: Elise Toïdé for Crash...

BACKSTAGE AT YOHJI YAMAMOTO MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

This season, Yohji Yamamoto showed a collection constructed around the rhythm of stripes and lines. As always, the make up was visually impactful: each model had two lines of color painted randomly - or not - on their faces which perfectly responded to the stripe detailing on the close-fitting ...

BACKSTAGE AT THOM BROWNE MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

You can always trust Thom Browne to put on a show. Yesterday at the Paris Event Center, the American designer set the bar even higher with a Japanese-inspired show that was very much like a true artistic performance. The set was transformed in an authentic Japanese pavilion surrounded ...

BACKSTAGE AT PAUL SMITH MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

"Independent Mind". This was the name Paul Smith gave to his Spring-Summer 2016 collection, shown yesterday in Paris' Palais de Tokyo. Colorful and easy in the shapes, the collection showed high-end tailoring could also have that comfortable quality. This season, there was no dictated silhouette, just the freedom ...

BACKSTAGE AT WOOYOUNGMI SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

This season, Wooyoungmi Creative Directors Madame Woo and Katie Chung take us on a trip to the moon. The designers were inspired by the wardrobe of the man from the future preparing for his lunar voyage. It is a collection about possibilities, discoveries and emotion. Wooyoungmi puts its ...

BACKSTAGE AT SACAI MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Discover the exclusive backstage pictures of the Sacai Men's Spring-Summer 2016 show in Paris, shot by Crash photographer Elise Toïdé! www.sacai.jp Photo credits: Elise Toïdé ...

JUNYA WATANABE MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Junya Watanabe presents tremendous collection Discover our favorite looks from the Junya Watanabe Spring-Summer 2016 menswear show. The collection was presented at the Palais de la Porte Dorée - Musée de l'Immigration in Paris. The strong African influence appeared to be in total coherence with Watanabe's aesthetic. ...

BACKSTAGE AT HERMES MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Discover Elise Toïdé's exclusive backstage coverage at the Hermès SS16 Men's show that took place on Saturday, June 27 in Paris. This season, Véronique Nichanian is in a colorful mood: from deep red to blue and yellow, the collection shows a summery color palette. But most of all, ...

BACKSTAGE AT DIOR HOMME SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Kris Van Assche presented his latest collection for Dior Homme today at the Paris Tennis Center. The house was packed with the creme de la creme of fashion, namely fellow designers and creative minds Raf Simons and Karl Lagerfeld, both seating in the front row. The set was ...

BACKSTAGE AT KENZO MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

This season, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim take us on a trip to the desert. Literally. For the Kenzo Men's Spring-Summer 2016 show, the creative duo brought the desert to the Paris Event Center in La Villette. Rotating rocks were shining with silver lights in between sand dunes ...

BACKSTAGE AT MELINDAGLOSS SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Rémi de Laquintane and Mathieu de Ménonville presented their MELINDAGLOSS Spring-Summer 2016 collection yesterday on the Place de Valois under a hot Parisian sun. What perfect way to enjoy both a great, easy and colorful collection and summer weather at the same time! The crowed gathered to observe ...

MAISON MARGIELA MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

The Maison Margiela Spring-Summer 2016 collection was presented on Friday, June 26 at Ground Control, a large industrial venue located in Paris 18th arrondissement. Underground, in a huge open space where daylight came though large ancient windows, the runway was set up with a minimalistic approach. As expected, ...

J.CREW X NEW BALANCE

J.Crew meets New Balance this spring J.Crew collaborates once again with New Balance to create the trendiest pair of sneakers this season. Inspired by New York's baseball stadiums and outfits, these shoes are the symbol of pure American society. If sport is a huge part of the American ...

BACKSTAGE AT JULIEN DAVID MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

At the heart of Julien David's backstage, men were trendy and modern. The masks the models were wearing reflect a powerful and mystic collection. Accessories like headbands and turbans dress the men with an inimitable originality, while clothes are unstructured and the silhouettes are blurred. Some flowers prints give the looks an ...

BACKSTAGE AT Y/PROJECT SPRING-SUMMER 2016 PARIS

Futurist and always very sharp, Y/PROJECT performed an incredible show at the Gibus in Paris this week. Glenn Martens presented an atypical and almost surreal collection in the French club, and we couldn't help but notice the 90's rave party influence. Surrounded by fluo lights in the shadows of the underground ...

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