This week, we’re featuring everything from a recap of the Haute Couture shows to a discussion of the relationship between fashion and politics. Read on for some of the most buzz-worthy news in fashion.
The Chanel Spring 2017 haute couture show is what fashion dreams are made of: classic, perfectly tailored suits, lovely hues of pastel pink, green, and ivory, ballerina-inspired shapes, and dresses adorned with ostrich feathers.
Three weeks, 140 hours, ten people, 5,000 sequins and 1,000 hand-embroidered crystals transported the audience at Elie Saab’s spring 2017 show to Egypt. The designer created a dress that honors the timeless artistry of Egypt.
Pierpaolo Piccioli drew inspiration from Greek Goddesses for his spring 2017 collection, creating delicate yet powerful statements. Upon closer look, one can see the intricate detailing of the gowns, and can detect a possible nod to feminism in celebrating Pandora.
Herve Pierre, who has worked for labels such as Balmain, Oscar de la Renta, and Carolina Herrera, gives a candid interview with Bazaar about his work designing Melania Trump’s Inauguration gown, and explains his perspective on dresses vs. politics.
Oscar de la Renta and the U.S. Postal Service will be hosting a ceremony for their collaboration on postage stamps, showcasing a black-and-white portrait of the late designer in addition to some of his most cherished work.