Gothic beauty Cara Delevingne takes Chanel show by storm

Gothic beauty Cara Delevingne takes Chanel show by storm

2012 was a fantastic year for Cara Delevingne, who was crowned Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards. But proving that her success is far from a flash...

Franck Sorbier's high-tech fashion fairytale

Franck Sorbier's high-tech fashion fairytale

Franck Sorbier reached for the high-tech future of fashion to retell a dark 17th century French fairytale on Wednesday. The French designer used gorgeous visual effects to recount Donkeyskin, a...

Valentino draws elegant line under French capital's couture extravaganza

Valentino draws elegant line under French capital's couture extravaganza

Eschewing the glitz and glam that have saturated other shows in the last few days, Valentino closed Paris’ couture extravaganza in refreshingly simple style. With new power couple Kanye West...

Kim and Kanye pick up wedding dress inspiration in Paris

Kim and Kanye pick up wedding dress inspiration in Paris

They have only been dating for a few months. But Kim Kardashian may well have picked up a few wedding dress ideas at Paris Couture Week should Kanye West pop...

Amy lives on at Jean-Paul Gaultier

Amy lives on at Jean-Paul Gaultier

Jean-Paul Gaultier rewound to his reputation as the enfant terrible of fashion with an haute couture homage to a tragic soul rebel.His spring-summer collection was dedicated to Amy Winehouse whose...

Elegant Elie: Fairytale frocks from the king of Oscars fashion

Elegant Elie: Fairytale frocks from the king of Oscars fashion

Elie Saab’s lavish show was a natural choice for stars weighing up their options for the Oscars.Taking notes from the front row was The Artist star Berenice Bejo, who is...

Ecstatic Jessica Chastain finds out about Oscar nomination at Armani Privé

Ecstatic Jessica Chastain finds out about Oscar nomination at Armani Privé

Rising star Jessica Chastain receives an ovation on discovering she's an Oscar nominee. Cheers broke out at the Armani Prive show in Paris when the phone call came from across...

Dior's x-ray vision and pomp and splendour at Giambattista Valli

Dior's x-ray vision and pomp and splendour at Giambattista Valli

"It's meant to be x-ray Dior," said acting creative director Bill Gaytten after the show. "All the structure of iconic Dior, thanks to lots of fittings, but all of it...

Fasten your Chanel seatbelts: Sky's the limit for Karl Lagerfeld

Fasten your Chanel seatbelts: Sky's the limit for Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world was taken on a flight of fancy aboard an Air Chanel aeroplane on Tuesday, piloted by designer Karl Lagerfeld.Famed for his creative and envelope-pushing sets, the German...

Seventies soul divas Sister Sledge and co bring disco to the catwalk

Seventies soul divas Sister Sledge and co bring disco to the catwalk

With a little help from some of the most iconic disco queens in history, fashion house Etam launched their new collection at Paris Couture Week. Soul divas Sister Sledge, Chaka...

'The world needs glamour:' Versace's glittering couture comeback

'The world needs glamour:' Versace's glittering couture comeback

Donatella has gone back to basics, Versace basics that is."The world needs glamour, and I missed couture," she said, explaining the decision to go back to the high end of...