Fall Winter 2014 201...

A Look Back at the Best Fall Winter 2014-2015 Paris Haute Couture Fashions     Whether they came to plan for Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, Monday’s Emmy Awards or any other high-style occasions soon-to-come, celebrities packed the front rows at last month’s...

Paris Spring Summer 2013 Haute Couture

Five Days at the Paris Haute Couture:   Of All the Breathtaking Fashions, Which  Will Wind Up on Oscar’s Red Carpet?   Considering the ever-increasing importance of Oscar’s red carpet, and the scary-to-the-stars proliferation of best and worst-dressed lists, the haute couture shows surely offer the ultimate picking grounds for anyone else heading for this month’s Academy Awards. These made-in-Paris confections, designated haute couture, feature intricate handwork, the most elegant fabrics, precision tailoring for a perfect fit and unique – and often exotic – embellishments. This season, for example, On...

The Art of Elysium H...

Arquette, Colleen Atwood Honored at Heaven, Attended by Kirsten Dunst, Elijah Wood, Anna Kendrick, Stacy Keibler and a Galaxy of Young Stars   Jennifer Howell, The Art of Elysium’s founder, called David Arquette a man without ego, who wakes up wondering what he can do for someone...

Fall Winter 2012 201...

More Fall Winter 2012 2013 Haute Couture Shows; More About All the Stars and the Classy Old-Fashioned Invitations   So Many Stars If there have been more Hollywood stars in Paris for any previous haute couture season, I can’t remember when that would have been – and I’ve been...

Grand Trianon Haute ...

Grand Trianon Party Celebrates Haute Couture and 18th Century Fashion    At the suitably grand finale to the July haute couture shows in Paris, beautiful burlesque queen Dita Von Teese glided into Versailles for the Grand Trianon Party celebrating the closing night of the fashion shows. A...