Monday, July 9, 2012

Givenchy Fall 2012 Couture

Forget Chanel's New Vintage, Givenchy is where the haute couture is at.

Ricardo Tisci always stamps his creations with a tough aura that is instantly sexy and at the same time untouchable. The sleek, yet intricate clothes form a skintight shield on the body. The Givenchy woman wears armor that is a fusion of eclectic influences and a futuristic outlook.

I especially love the tribal splicings in this Fall 2012 Couture collection: it's like the Maori and the Vikings came together and had a baby, in the moody colors of the earth.

Aside: How refreshing is it not to see a single conventionally white face in the bunch? The fashion industry tends to keep models of color on the periphery, so I appreciate this collection also for going in the opposite direction. Now if only it would grow into a general trend.


1 comment:

  1. So now instead of dogs on shirts, there are dogs in real life. I can't complain ;)
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