Sunday, January 27, 2013

{spring '13 couture} Elie Saab's elegant crew neck...


Busy time at work has meant that I haven't really kept up with the menswear shows from January or the most recent spring couture shows. However, when you're a Friday night homebody like I sometimes am after a long week, some hours open up. 

I had a chance to get lost in style.com's Paris coverage, and as I expected, I was most enchanted by Elie Saab's collection of gowns and intricately-beaded dresses. The style.com critic was right draw similarities from Tom Ford's Oscar gown for Gwyneth and Valentino's previous collections as well, you can see them in a few looks. 

My favorite looks (not surprisingly) featured a demure crew neck and t-shirt sleeve. I absolutely love the contrast of a "casual"shape with an elegant spin, like a ball skirt and glittering beading. Oh, and pockets? Fogheddaboutit - I'm sold.

[Image credits: Style.com]

6 comments:

  1. Great photos!!!!! I totally agree, crew necks are one of my favorite necklines, theres so many ways to have fun with it!

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  2. These looks are all so beautiful! Elie Saab is always one of my favorite shows, come Paris couture week!

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  3. Elie Saab's collection is remarkable. I'm loving it.
    Stop by whenever you like, it makes me happy!!
    Love
    Coco
    Coco et La vie en rose
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  4. It's so interesting to me how fashion comes full circle. These dresses have such a feminine vintage feel.

    XxMO

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