Fashion Week show a Perfect Ten – Marking ten years at Lanvin, creative fashion director Alber Elbaz celebrated with some of his “greatest hits” for the label’s fall 2012 collection show. From sculpted silhouettes to jewel encrusted garments at this fall 2012 fashion
week offered a new season which certainly had a festive feeling with a haute couture show of all skirts and dresses. Opening with vibrant jewel tones of electric blue, scarlet and canary yellow; body conscious silhouettes and luxe detailing such as dramatic ruffles, fur and lace accents dominated the runway. As the show progressed, the color palette became darker with inky blacks and metallic fabrics. Alber Elbaz topped off with gloves and chunky jewelry, the Lanvin woman looks ready to party for the autumn. Designer Alber Elbaz at Lanvin like the House of Christian Dior has a long history of Haute Couture in Paris. No different is this years shows at Paris Fashion Week. Even the newest French fashion designers showing for Fall 2012 have raised the bar. Paris fashion week Haute Couture has for a long time made the french famous for Haute Couture and showing other industry pros, how to get it right. Not only did Alber Elbaz offer a competitive edge but rivals like the House of CHANEL Haute Couture, heralded by Karl Lagerfeld who always promises to be a spectacle at every season’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week.
- Paris Fashion Week: Lanvin fall 2012 (fashion.telegraph.co.uk)