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Versace Spring 2013 Couture Beauty Review; boldly boyish and futuristic details create a look that is bright and unapologetically sexy.


In typical Jean Paul Gaultier fashion, the designer went against the trend of the couture lines to have shown.


With the Spring season as his muse, Raf Simons delivers on his promise as a couturier at Dior and quiets his naysayers for good.


This exaggeration in design is probably the most visually noticeable, but look more closely and you’ll see the detail. And oh the detail Valli does.


Once upon a time, Ulyana Sergeenko sent a fairy tale themed collection down the runway. The time? Her Spring 2013 couture collection. And the place was none other than Paris.


Did someone order sugary sweet  couture? If so, Alexis Mabille delivered.As his first year showing with the haute couture appellate, Mabille celebrated like a kid in a candy store.


For her third haute couture show, Donatella Versace strikes an unprecedented chord: luxurious daywear – front and center.


Miuccia Prada revealed four of her sketches from Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Luhrmann and Prada wanted to create a world that seemed slightly familiar yet foreign as well.


Another New York Fashion Week designer has decided not to show his collection in February.

Versace, Spring 2013

old brows are usually a Springtime favorite, a touch of mild masculinity paired with glowing feminine skin is a duo that is a classic heart stopper that never goes out of style.


Sometimes an inspiration takes a hold of one’s creativity and adds blinders to one’s vision. This inspiration can easily incept one’s mind.

Vampy, moody nails continued to show up in this season’s collections; dark elegance complimented simple refinement with a savage glamour worthy of long standing popularity.


Fashion can be fantastical and whimsical. These elements are some of the reasons why so many people are enthralled with it.

A full lash is a rare sight on the runway, but this season’s full drama paved the way for flirty fringe that was adventurous and chic.


In typical Moschino style, a juxtaposing collection went down the runway and worked beautifully. This year’s contrasting theme melded opulence with the everyday.


Earth tones ruled the runway for Fendi’s Fall outing in a massive turnaround from the futuristic vibe of its previous collection.


Emporio Armani managed to create a not-so-future futuristic look Fall. Managing to strike an almost unfathomable mix of pragmatism with a hint of the future, the pieces utilize a mix of textures, sheens, and colors.


Paul Surridge serves up a Z Zegna collection of merry wanderers, risk-takers and romantics.


Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works.


Giorgio Armani shows his take on the athletic trend sweeping the runway.


The Kenzo man evolves into something a bit more serious, a bit more high-fashion, at this year’s Pitti Uomo.


Christopher Bailey brings back some much needed creative verve to his Burberry Prorsum men’s line.


Following a hugely successful year, J.W. Anderson presents a menswear collection that’s bound to have some in raptures, so in dismay.

Chanel, Spring 2013

Creativity was overflowing this season, and the usual spring corals were shelved in favor of mini works of art for each fingernail;


The image of the femme fatale continued with dramatic liner for a savage sex appeal that brought attention to the intensity of the eyes.