The Fashion and Beauty Calendar: July 2013

July 2013

This year has flown by, and I seriously can’t believe it’s July already. In fact, I almost forgot to put this post together, as it doesn’t feel like mid-summer. Luckily the next four weeks are going to be fairly quiet anyway, as everyone in fashion takes a well-deserved vacation andRead More >

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Giambattista Valli Couture Spring 2013 – Red Carpet Predictions

Giambattista Valli couture spring summer 2013

Giambattista Valli presented his Spring 2013 Haute Couture collection in Paris, last night, and it’s my favourite couture collection so far this season. The lilac ballgown with the dramatic cut-away skirt was getting the most action on Twitter, but I actually prefer the first half of the collection, which sticksRead More >

Amanda Seyfried Wears Chanel Haute Couture For Vanity Fair

I’m surprised Amanda Seyfried hasn’t taken any of the key December 2012 covers, considering the Les Misérables promotion is now in full swing (perhaps an ELLE UK January cover is in the works). Instead, the 26-year-old actress was photographed by Vanity Fair for a special online Haute Couture editorial. You canRead More >

Kate Beckinsale Goes Reptile Chic in Armani Privé

The Total Recall Hollywood premiere took place last night, and the red carpet saw a surprising amount of Haute Couture. Jessica Biel’s Christian Dior number has got everyone talking today (I love the dress but think she ruined the look by over-accessorising) and Kate Beckinsale also caused a stir, steppingRead More >

The Haute Couture Bridal Gowns: Chanel Vs Elie Saab

So ladies, that’s a wrap on Paris Couture Week. We’ve had newcomers (Raf Simmons at Dior), latecomers (Kim Kardashain and Kanye West held up the Stephane Rolland show by running an hour late) and walkouts (Grace Coddington reportedly got tired of waiting for the JPG show to start). In betweenRead More >

Giambattista Valli Couture’s Best Red Carpet Options

I’m a big fan of Giambattista Valli, so was counting down the days until he showed his latest Haute Couture collection. The Autumn/Winter 2012 show took place yesterday, and sadly the majority of the Giambattista’s designs were too ruffled for my taste (’s Tim Blanks called it “stuffy“). But with me theRead More >