Symbolism on the soundtrack – and symbolism in the clothes, in an erratic, but at times truly brilliant, collection from Fendi by Karl Lagerfeld to close out the major shows in the 5-day Paris haute couture season.
Nobody was terribly sure quite why Azzedine Alaia staged a runway show, though no one really cared, as the chance to actually witness a rare show by the legendary master brought forth a novel array of notables.
Got to hand it to Elie Saab, few people do big occasion couture quite like this Lebanese couturier. For those who believe great fashion must have a theatrical element, Saab is their favorite destination.
With an exclusive presentation scheduled for Wednesday at the Ritz hotel during Paris Haute Couture week, the Brazilian is a rising jewelry star known to name her sculptural creations like old friends.