Haute Couture

Dior Haute Couture F/W 2014

Although I loved the extravagant creativity of John Galliano’s Dior collections, it is very hard not to admire equally the sublime simplicity and elegance that Raf Simons is now bringing to the label. Simon’s latest Haute Couture collection for Dior is both beautiful and oh-so commercial in design.  Bet the money men at Dior worship […]


Iris Van Herpen

Catching up on my reading over the weekend, I noted, via Vanessa Friedman in the NYT, that Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen had won the 2014 Andam prize (a prestigious award to best young fashion designer). I love to see the crazy, avant-garde and new on a fashion runway, so despite Vanessa Friedman’s words that: … […]


Haute Catch-Up: Yiqing Yin

Catching up on my emails, I realised that I hadn’t looked at the most recent Haute Couture Collection of one of my favourite inspirational designers: Yiqing Yin. And, as always, the collection is beautiful.  The images speak for themselves. Truly, fashion as art. Go across to Fashionising.com to see more of the Spring/Summer 2014, and […]