spring 2005 haute couture: chanel and christian dior.

so the spring 05 couture shows wrapped up last week, and yet again, Chanel & Dior were the creme of the crop. how cute is this suit!! John Galliano produced a thoroughly wearable couture collection, with references to Edie Sedgwick & the Victorian era (yes, I know what you’re thinking, but trust me)…
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a sinking ship?

Helmut Lang has quit his namesake house after butting heads with the anti-christ, I mean, Patrizio Bertelli, aka Mr. Miuccia Prada. His resignation comes two months after another high profile designer, Jil Sander, left her house again after struggling to come to an agreement as to how hew line should be run. Unlike Dior, YSL and others which tapped new…
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not so golden.

speaking of the Golden Globes, everyone seemed on their best behavior dress wise. But unfortunately, there were no real fashion risks. My picks for best dressed are Charlize Theron in Dior Haute Couture and Cate Blanchett in Jean Paul Gaultier
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this week’s sign that the apocalypse is upon us…

Vogue bumped Golden Globe winner Hilary Swank off the Feburary cover to feature Melania Knauss. Who is Ms. Knauss, you ask? Well, she’s soon to be Mrs. Donald Trump. Knauss graces the cover in a Dior Haute Couture gown made of white duchess satin with a 13 foot train and a 16 foot veil. And she’s referred to on the…
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Fashion Week Daily is reporting that Gilles Deacon, formerly of Gucci and Bottega Veneta has snagged the Givenchy womens ready to wear position (formerly held by Brit Julien MacDonald). For Deacon, a model and editor fave, this will be his first shot at the bigs. Other front-runners for this job were Roland Mouret (my personal choice), Sophia Kokosalaki, Martin Grant,…
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