Elie Saab couture SS20 was magical. It was far from minimal and celebrated the female form in every way. The collection was everything grand, luxurious and meticulous.
This collection was royal. Each piece was painted with greatness and nobility. Elie Saab is known to be the sculpturer of feminism. His collection for Spring and Summer 2020 was inspired by the Mexican culture that was visible through the motive and embroidery on each dress.
The Haute Couture Spring Summer 2020 collection is a mix of both Europe & Mexico with a modern twist. The dresses looked monumental with embroideries and layers of florals and pearls, featured shades of white, cream and blush, with gold detailing, with structured shoulders that added strength to the romantic gowns.
Monochromatic looks in matte fabrics and sensual silhouette added boldness and elegance to the collection in the form of one-color gowns. Maximalism was extended to the accessories with gold and oversized earings and sunglasses decorated with crystals.
One year since she replaced the late Karl Lagerfeld, Viard has certainly had some large shoes to fill, in addition to being the first female designer of the brand since Coco Chanel herself. Shrubs, a stone fountain and sheets hung on washing lines set the scene for the collection – chosen by designer Virginie Viard to show how Coco Chanel’s experiences contributed to her mix of high and low fashion. Chanel was 11 years old when her mother died and her father was a traveling salesman so he decided that Coco would be sent to the convent of Aubazine in the remote French region of Corrèze.
As mentioned in her biography Chanel was taught by the nuns how to sew and gave her the tools to forge a life as an independent woman for herself in later years. The aesthetic of the convent stayed with Chanel forever. Therefore, the collection was all white, simple, and clean.
The collection was inspired by schoolgirls uniforms alongside shoes with built-in white ankle socks. Viard developed a soft, pastel woven-and-sequined fabric that was the only deviation from the palette of black, gray, mauve, cream, and white. The whole collection embraced the sobriety, lightness, and comfort that reflect Viard’s signaature and understanding of the needs of Chanel customers around the world.
The runway was inspired by the closter of abbey d’Aubazine, the garden, the flowers and the fountain.
Viard embrassed her vision with romantic pieces, long skirt and holiday dresses even the wedding dress was simple, light and comfortable.
Rami Kadi’s newest collection contemplates the possibilities of restoring harmony in the world through waves of good energy, in the first cyber-show in the Middle East.
The Couture SS20 collection celebrates life and beauty through layers, textures and patterns creating the balance and harmony that the designer is trying to interpret through designs filled with magical stones, crystals and fine embroidery; the collection is modern, reflecting the
young and dynamic energy and soul of the designer
Rami Kadi’s Couture Spring-Summer 2020 comes at a point in time where world events are accelerating, and where climate change is relentless is in its pace and effects. The question becomes: is it still possible to reconcile the true with the beautiful?
Rami quest of beauty is beyond a beautiful face or figure, “The beautiful does not need embellishment, nor does it need filters. The beautiful is free-standing, and it is one and the same with reality. This is why only transparency is worthy of the beautiful. My quest is enhancing the beauty of what is real through transparency.” said the designer.
Couture SS 2020 makes use of sequins with different shapes and colours, as well as metallic laser-cut sequin sheets, crystal stones, coloured feather, tulle layers, prints on sequins, and printed 3D organza. The overall is a wild adventure of materials and feels that takes us into uncharted territories.Worth stopping at the fact that Couture SS 2020 features the first dress made completely from recycled plastic, in reference to the idea of turning the bad into good, and to the idea of environmental sustainability that permeates throughout the collection.
Ralph & Russo Couture Collection for SS20 was magical and dreamy.
Each dress tells the story of a princess with a twist. Ralph & Russo moved into a new decade.
The classic flair is twisted with a sophisticated modernity.
The designers dedicated this collection to the crisis in their home country Australia. They announced at the opening of the show that they are open for donation on their Official Facebook Page, stating that “It is the least they can do”,
In homage to a decade of design, the Spring Summer 2020 couture collection presents a youthful and modern interpretation of Ralph & Russo couture icons. With a special focus on ten treasured looks, this season takes inspiration from the brand archive and simultaneously reimagines each piece with contemporary flair.
The pastel colors, tulle, and pearl were seen a lot through out the show. The models were glammed with a natural makeup @SamBryantMakeup and hair, with a peaceful expression and energetic walk.
Enjoy the looks, I usually pick my favorites from each collection, but this time I can’t discard any dress.