Paris Couture Fashion Week Round-up - Highlights from the A/W 2013 Shows


By Dawn Wood


As Paris Couture Fashion Week has now come to a close, this is the perfect opportunity for me to indulge and share with you, the highlights of my favourite shows from the outstanding selection that was on offer for A/W 2013.

The dazzling event that took place over a series of [...]

Rami Al Ali unveils his stunning AW 2013/14 Presentation

Rami Al Ali collection

Syrian-born couturier, Rami Al Ali, unveiled his Autumn/Winter 2013/14 collection today during Paris Couture Fashion Week, marking his fourth showing in the French capital.

Held at Le Meurice and attended by an elite crowd of both international and Middle Eastern press – including Vogue International Editor at Large, Hamish Bowles – the [...]

5 Q’s with the Shoe God himself: Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin Fall 2011 Lookbook by Peter Lippmann

What is your favorite movie? The Devil is a Woman (1935)

What’s your favorite flower? A Poppy

What is your idea of heaven? Being Free!

What do you do to stay in shape? Tightrope!

If you were a character from ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ which would you be?

The Mad Hatter because I love wearing [...]

Ashi Studio: Couture’s Comeback

Mohammed Ashi

It’s the middle of an unusually hot summer afternoon in Beirut. And in vogue fashion, Saudi couture designer Mohammed Ashi and I find shade in the newly opened Hermes boutique in the city’s downtown Solidere area. “What do you think?” asks the petite designer, whose physical statue is a total foil to his robust post-modern [...]

Christian Louboutin and the Confidence Factory

Christian Louboutin Fall 2011 Lookbook by Peter Lippmann

Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three. Come with me and you’ll be, in a land of pure imagination.

Walking into Christian Louboutin’s new boutique at Al Khayyat Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia was just that: A land of pure imagination. Much like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, only instead of waterfalls of coco [...]