Saturday, December 13, 2008

STALKING THE PARIS RUNWAYS

Okay, I admit these photos may be a couple years old but if you really study them out you'll find these Paris fashioneers set some of the the trends we're lovin' so much today.

Valentino

Valentino


Valentino
It's the small details reinvented like natural waistlines, ruched wraps like the one below and use of muted pastels.
Dominique Sirop

Elie Saab

Franck Sorbier


On Aura Tout Vu
Baby Doll chic is everywhere now, one trend I'll never max out on.

On Aura Tout Vu

The Mermaid. Like the legendary creature herself, the above silhouette is half and half: part sheath then all of a sudden POW! part ballgown.
Christian Lacroix,


Christian Lacroix,

Carven


Not all fashion experiments work; think of the runways as one big lab combining colors and textures with all kinds of amazing special effects. These are a few that went on to evolve into some of the best chic you see around today . . .