Haute Couture, Spring-Summer 2022, Ghouls, Girls and Glorious Flights of Imagination.
Could you let your fashion fantasies run wild and wear these ethereal masterworks?
A powerhouse siren song of a strapless gown by Zuhair Murad. A declaration of color, texture and bravura by Glenn Martens for Jean Paul Gaultier. Fragile, fantastic, floral dressing by Rahul Mishra. All image credits vogue.com unless noted.
Calling all princesses. Zuhair Murad knows what you want. Off the shoulder gown magnificently embellished with gold rhinestones and embroidery, accented with panniers to add fullness. The definition of swoon-worthy.
Sexy and sweet. Candy apple red mini crinoline dress, bejeweled. Zuhair Murad.
The most elegant rhinestone bustier and shorts, draped in tulle. Zuhair Murad.
Swashbuckling down the runway, pirate booty, dripping with gems. Zuhair Murad.
A wearable lace fantasy. Zuhair Murad.
As delicate as a spider’s web. Zuhair Murad.
You don’t simply walk into a room with a gown like this. You glide, drift, or even better, float. Watch the entire gorgeous Zuhair Murad show video here.
A masterful layering of glorious fabrics combined with skilled tailoring. Fendi.
Kim Jones for Fendi. Examine the handwork. This is couture.
Fendi bold color block gown accessorized with dramatic jewellery.
Statement jewellery and ear cuffs designed by Delfina Delettrez, daughter of Silvia Venturini Fendi. Fashioned using natural crystal geodes and amethyst these pieces have a Gothic appeal, contrasting with the make-up which sparkles with rhinestones.
A spiritual Renaissance image makes this gown exceptional. Fendi.
Trim navy suit bedecked with shining sequins. The embroidered foliage on the incredible stockings looks alive. Fendi.
Ghouls, girls and “bite me” fashion with six inch nails. Vampire inspired looks from Viktor & Rolf.
You’d have to be bats not to appreciate this gorgeous moiré silk floor length cape. Viktor & Rolf.
Viktor & Rolf raised the shoulders of the garments above the necks of the models with constructed corsets.
Baby blue gown by Viktor & Rolf.
Pretty in pink. Note the corset construction within the ruffled collar. Viktor & Rolf.
The designers explained that the collection’s vampire focus was a metaphor for the fear of change. Certainly something for us all to think about. Watch the entire Viktor & Rolf couture show here.
Rhinestones glitter on this zebra pattern gown by Jean Paul Gaultier by Belgian designer Glenn Martens.
Dreamy diaphanous fabric in an exotic floral print formed into a textured gown. Jean Paul Gaultier by designer Glenn Martens.
A late 19th century silhouette modernized for the brand by designer Glenn Martens for Jean Paul Gaultier.
Jean Paul Gaultier by designer Glenn Martens. Sensational layers of ribbon woven over a corset bodice and translucent rose hued tulle.
Linear pleats create a sensuous and boldly graphic silhouette. Jean Paul Gaultier by designer Glenn Martens.
Texture, negative and positive space and plenty of attitude. Knitwear by Jean Paul Gaultier by designer Glenn Martens.
1960’s styling and ladylike bows. Must-have thigh high open boots by Valentino.
Designer Pierpaolo Piccioli focused on celebrating body diversity in this upbeat and rainbow optimistic collection. Valentino.
Valentino. Casual chic.
Purple power. Valentino.
Formal trousers, bandeau top and bow embellished cloak. Valentino.
The palest of blues. Intricately embroidered deep plunge gown by Eli Saab.
Eli Saab. Bold statement gown embellished in rhinestone embroidery.
Eli Saab’s gowns create a sense of joy with satin, tulle and taffeta.
Stunning craftsmanship by Eli Saab.
Fantasy floral dressing by extraordinary Indian designer Rahul Mishra.
Forest pixies don’t usually look this amazing. Rahul Mishra.
Glorious embroidered top and chiffon covered trousers. Rahul Mishra.
Brilliant skirt and blouse ensemble. Rahul Mishra.
A masterpiece garden of embroidered florals. Rahul Mishra.
Covered in delicate ruffles and butterflies, a couture dream come true. Rahul Mishra.