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What do Burberry and Cividini have in common?

Across the sea, from England to Italy, there was an unexpected commonality: Cividini’s fall 2014 wearability played snap with Burberry’s layered scarves and painterly prints. If there’s a trend in the works, it can be found in these two disparate brands. This snap of Antonina Vasylchenko in particular shows the scarf worn over one shoulder and belted, similar to the styling at Burberry. Beyond that…

Ethereal lace at Laura Biagiotti

Laura Biagiotti’s fall 2014 collection was all about a return to painstaking craftsmanship as an expression of beauty. Her white lace gowns were some of the best examples: an expression of beauty both profound and wearable.

Lingerie-like details at Francesco Scognamiglio

Just when you thought you’d seen all the ways for lingerie to become outerwear, Francesco Scognamiglio’s Milan fashion week show reinvented the idea yet again. The most delicate lace featured alongside deconstructed corsetry, where skirts dangled with strings of jewels instead of suspender belts, and gold fringing swished from heavy knits. I attempted to catch some of the detail and movement in these shots, which…

Cara Delevingne + Paloma Faith after Burberry

Star power squared: one of them floated down the runway in floral silk and one of them stood behind it belting out the words “only love can hurt like this” with the emotion of one whose soul was being torn apart. And after the Burberry show was over, Paloma Faith and Cara Delevingne were just two regular girls in conversation.

Laced up: at Serkan Cura Couture

My camera could hardly keep up with my desire to capture the many incredible moments at Serkan Cura’s couture show this morning. This is just one shot of many, and in it you can glimpse the impressively laced corset from Cura’s spring 2014 collection, as well as the laced, wedged heels that mirror it. You can find a gallery of all the looks from Serkan…

Here comes the bride: at Tony Ward

Tony Ward’s spring 2014 couture show was one of the first to grace Paris today, with models swanning their way through the glided rooms of the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild. As with many couture bridal gowns, this one was reserved for the closing number; the model steadying herself with childlike grace as she stepped carefully through the doorway between one room and the next.

The opulence at Rynshu

I love this venue: the gilded opulence is overwhelming. In however many seasons I’m yet to tire of seeing shows there, like yesterday’s Rynshu Paris fashion week show which took place underneath the beautiful-to-excessive chandeliers and frescoed ceilings. The venue is a large ballroom inside The Westin Hotel, and Rynshu’s rock’n’roll collections frequent the spot.

Desert wanderer: at Roberto Cavalli

The Roberto Cavalli fall 2014 runway was an unconventional one. Models skirted around obstacles and through archways, strewn around the space like desert ruins. This shot was taken from my vantage point, the model wearing a typically Cavallian mix of embossed leather, printed silk, and studded accessories.

Westwood takes a bow

Aside from her being such a fashion industry veteran, I took this shot of Vivienne Westwood at her Milan men’s show because she did the whole walk and bow, rather than just appearing briefly at one end of the runway like a fleeing apparition and then scurrying back behind the curtains as do so many designers. And years on, clutching a beautifully unruly bunch of…

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