COUTURE S/S 17 : SURFACE, FABRIC & EMBELLISHMENT

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Elie Saab S/S 17 Couture

The Couture S/S 17 collections in Paris offered insight into the amazing textiles and finishes that can be created with highly skilled craftsmanship, providing a source of inspiration for fabrics and surface details.

Here are some of our top fabric and embellishment trends emerging from the shows:

  • Fluid Shine – high shine satin, vivid shades of magenta and acid yellow, iridescent finishes.
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Valentino & Alexandre Vauthier S/S 17 Couture

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Jean Paul Gaultier S/S 17 Couture

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Alexandre Vauthier S/S 17 Couture

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Yuima Nakazato & Jean Paul Gaultier S/S 17 Couture

  • Encrusted Embellishment – extravagent embellishment using crystals, luxe sequins, embroidery and precious metals.
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Alexis Mabille & Georges Hobeika S/S 17 Couture

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Georges Hobeika S/S 17 Couture

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Elie Saab S/S 17 Couture

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Guo Pei S/S 17 Couture

  • Sculptural – Exaggerated curves, 3D forms, oversized frills and undulating waves.
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Armani Privé & Guo Pei S/S 17 Couture

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Iris van Herpen & Valentino S/S 17 Couture

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Alexis Mabille S/S 17 Couture

  • Pretty Florals – 3D flower embellishments, floral embroideries, decorative lace and dried flower accessories.
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Christian Dior S/S 17 Couture

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Georges Hobeika S/S 17 Couture

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Jean Paul Gaultier S/S 17 Couture

USP: Couture collections provide inspiration for fabrics, surface finishes and embellishment, working across accessories and evening wear.