Viktor & Rolf leave RTW behind and take fashion design back to its roots

“I put my heart and my soul into my work and have lost my mind in the process.” –Vincent Van Gogh Avant-garde fashion darlings Viktor Horsing and Rolf Snoeren of the celebrated Dutch design duo Viktor & Rolf announced Tuesday that they will be leaving ready-to-wear to focus exclusively on their couture and perfume lines. … Continue reading Viktor & Rolf leave RTW behind and take fashion design back to its roots

The Art of Bouchra Jarrar, Spring 2015 Couture – A Return to the Roots of Haute Couture

There are some who consider Bouchra Jarrar’s approach to haute couture outdated—day clothes and minimal theatricality? That seems awfully reminiscent of the stuffy haute couture of a bygone era— when designers like Mainbocher, Elsa Schiaparelli or later King Cristobal Balenciaga and Christian Dior reigned over their salons and presided over the women they dressed. Haute … Continue reading The Art of Bouchra Jarrar, Spring 2015 Couture – A Return to the Roots of Haute Couture