Tag Archives: John Galliano

Event | Latest Royal Ontario Museum exhibit celebrates all that is BIG about fashion and textiles

The Royal Ontario Museum‘s latest exhibit is huge in every way, shape and form. Aptly named BIG, the 40-artifact strong show celebrates all that is big – socially, culturally and historically – in fashion and textile.

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Men’s Fashion | Paris Spring 2012 Fashion Week wrap-up by Marcus Kan

Marcus Kan’s coverage of menswear fashion weeks continues with a Paris Spring 2012 fashion week wrap-up. For more detailed coverage visit his blog a la mode. By Marcus Kan Paris Fashion Week is finally over and now let’s take a little … Continue reading

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Fashion | An ode to Christian Dior’s Fall 2011 Footwear

The last Christian Dior collection by fallen couturier John Galliano was presented to international editors and buyers last friday. While I felt the collection lacked cohesion and was a little haphazard, I loved every piece individually—especially the shoes. From over-the-knee … Continue reading

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Quote, Unquote… | Karl Lagerfeld on couture

“Nonchalance in couture is very important. Couture without nonchalance is just drag queen attitude of women of an era past that I hope will never come back. Thank you for the fifties — I hope that will never come back.” … Continue reading

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Fashion | Christian Dior Spring 2011 couture collection

John Galliano’s Spring 2011 couture collection for Christian Dior was an interesting mix of tulle, dégradé, feathers and painterly strokes of beading inspired by the work of illustrator Rene Gruau.

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Men’s Fashion | Part 1: Paris Men’s Fashion Week wrap-up by Marcus Kan

It’s a wrap! The last male model has walked down the runway at Paris Men’s Fashion Week and guest blogger Marcus Kan, fashion photographer, founder and editor of à la mode and fashion director of Ukamaku presents part one of his Paris … Continue reading

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Quick Hits: Fall 2011 Haute Couture Review – Christian Dior

I often think that John Galliano was born and bred to do couture. His latest offering for Christian Dior included vibrant dresses, gowns, jackets and skirts that resembled flowers complete with hats made of cellophane. This collection is one of … Continue reading

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