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Givenchy, Fall 2013. Photo by Monica Feudi.

The fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection was no different and did not disappoint. Innovative stylings and designs create a sense of wonderment, desire, and even lust.


Riccardo Tisci will continue his reign at Givenchy. Givenchy extended Tisci’s contract for another three years showing faith in the creative director’s vision, designs, and business plans.

Riccardo Tisci Spring 2012 RTW

The creative director of the French label has spent a long time making its debut scent Dahlia Noir. The dark and mysterious fragrance is perfect for Fall/Winter 12, when gothic looks are going to be big business.

Riccardo Tisci by Steven Klein

The Givenchy creative director has been at the helm at one of the world’s most respected fashion labels since 2005. He has previously joked that he has single-handedly changed the fortune of the company, but little about his character is known.

Givenchy Fall 2012 Haute Couture Collection 1

Inspired by the clean lines of Hubert de Givenchy’s 60s dresses and the bohemes of modern-day southern Italy, aesthetically, this haute capsule asks for no leniency from its public – it’s severe, for sure, or in layman’s terms – a lot of look, but the craft has never looked more sublime. In truth, this is an Italian tree-hugger only Tisci could fashion into real world existence.

Photo Credit: Pino Gomes Makeup: Julia Dalton-Brush Hair Jen Paelmo Model: Dalad Kambhu Major Model

We are all pressed for time and, as a makeup artist, the number one question I am asked by my clients is how to get out the door looking flawless yet natural… in ten minutes. Well, even though it sounds like an impossible feat, it is not


Givenchy S/S 2012 Cosmetics Collection

Givenchy Pre Fall 2012 Look 1

With Tisci’s help, Couture has its bite back, and pre-fall–usually a collection of basics used by retailers to freshen up the floor–is now a veritable space for new, interesting and bold design.


It was an eventful year for the fashion world. What didn’t happen? There was the John Galliano scandal and all the succession speculation that ensued, Creative Directors were thrown around from house to house like rag dolls, Marc Jacobs’ Spring collection was stolen in London en route from Paris, the Alexander McQueen exhibit broke records at the Met, Sarah Burton designed Catherine Middleton’s wedding dress, Lady Gaga – the list goes on and on.

Gisele Bundchen, Givenchy

After so much talk and all the rumors, the first image from Givenchy’s spring 2012 campaign has finally washed on shore.


Was that Gisele Bündchen spotted on a beach in Jamaica shooting Givenchy’s spring 2012 campaign? Many fashion insiders seem to think so, but the House has yet to comment.

Burberry Lips

Not sure where the weather is going this month, but with these beauty picks you should look stunning regardless.

Givenchy Spring 2012 RTW 1

Riccardo Tisci always seems to have an animal in mind when he’s designing a collection for Givenchy. Cranes, rottweilers, panthers – they’ve all made it down this runway.

Givenchy Spring 2012 RTW Beauty 1

Glowing faces were clean, dewy and fresh. Cheeks were lightly bronzed, as if only slightly brushed by the rays of the sun. The only ornamentation to the eyes were two silver sequins, one for each eye, cut in half centered on the top and bottom lid like tiny sparkling moons.


After designing the cover for the album’s first outing, ‘H.A.M’, in 2010, Riccardo Tisci chose to create this new artwork to celebrate one of the biggest joint efforts in music history.

Prêt-à-Porter Steven Meisel Vogue Italia 1

In this editorial spread and cover for Vogue Italia, Steven Meisel shoots some of the new faces for this fall, for a photo-shoot titled Pret-A-Porter.

Givenchy Plump Ultra Shiny

Sophisticated, beautifully fragrant and plumping. This gloss is amazing on it’s own or with your favorite lipstick and it should be no surprise that something this wonderful came from their own laboratory.

Givenchy FW2011

Fashion’s favorite bad-boy, Riccardo Tisci, bequeathed the Givenchy woman with a ferocious growl to complement the large bite his men served for fall 2011.

Givenchy Fall 2011 RTW Beauty 3

Riccardo Tisci makes a big statement about duality with this collection, highlighting panthers and pansies, both aggressive and fragile.

Givench Haute Couture Fall Winter 2011 (1)
Givency Spring 2011 Campaign