Aside from the awards shows, fashion shows are also making a bang start this year. Starting off with Paris Fashion Week 2024 with the Haute Couture collection exhibitions for various brands. The fashion shows took place in Paris for 4 days from January 22nd till January 25th. A number of renown designers showcased their latest creations in the fashion capital. This week featured authentic show-stoppers created by the little hands of couture lovers. Long stretches of exertion and devotion merge on those enchanted minutes when energy comes to fruition on the catwalk. Vanguard outlines, strong manifestations and lovely subtleties featured in this annual celebration. So, the exemplification of Parisian savoir-faire!
The first day was dedicated to some iconic names, such as Schiarparelli, Imane Ayissi, Georges Hobeika, Christian Dior, Rahul Mishra, Juan Martin, Maison Sara Chraibi and Giambattista Valli. This event is a trendsetting occasion where the colors, styles, silhouettes and fabrics are introduced for the next season.
1- Georges Hobeika at Paris Fashion Week 2024
The Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika showcased an evening line sparkling with vibrant and vivid colors. This year’s most trending feature would be the floral details and sparkles! With that being said, Hobeika’s line beamed with colorful designs and astounding details, manifesting craftsmanship and intricacy.
In a praise to the Arab world, the collection displayed a show-halting red outfit, portrayed by its voluminous skirt and stylish strapless plan.
As mentioned, the floral details are prominent in Georges Hobeika’s collection this year, along with the mix and match of vibrant pops of color. A straight across strapless neckline designed in blush fabric and embellished with red floral patterns and sparkles.
Next, an off-the-shoulder gown with sequins and beads all over. The dress is designed with an ombré effect that merges between fire red and fuchsia at the bottom. The gown reaches just above the ankle, giving you the chance to add a monochrome pump.
Hobeika’s Paris runway amazed with lively tones, where red arose as the champion tint. An especially striking troupe highlighted a vigorously decorated strap neck outfit supplemented by ombre-hued sleeves.
Cut-outs and peek-a-boo designs are also one of the top trends for this year. As shown in the image above, sheer fabrics and elegant patterns appear to be back in style.
Blazer dresses are still going strong this season, as is the purple color. The above dress features large beads and crystal round buttons to tie the whole look together.
2- Viktor & Rolf at Paris Fashion Week 2024
Next on the list, are the iconic and inspirational Viktor & Rolf! For this year, they presented a black and ivory collection with interesting designs.
Igniting numerous a viral image, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren, the minds behind Viktor and Rolf, can continuously be relied upon to carry a humor to High fashion Week. Yet again with their most recent assortment, the Dutch team took advantage of the silly, conveying an assortment that was totally dark yet brimming with delicacy.
Viktor & Rolf’s Spring/Summer 2024 couture show, titled “Viktor & Rolf Scissorhands,” was comprised of seven “flawless couture outfits” that were then used as blueprints for three consecutive iterations of the same design. The show played off the friction of indecision, where we are frequently pulled to extremes of choices. As though leisurely deteriorating, looks raised to finish dismantling via unpredictable cutting.
The idea “examines the inventive (im)possibilities of some designer’s scissors, when utilized immediately to explore different avenues regarding embellishing cutting,” read an explanation. ” From microscopic openings in a Rorschach theme to a ballgown hacked down the middle: openings and slices are controlled and coordinated yet additionally structure occasions of organized disarray.”
The outcome was half-sliced bodices, tulle skirts cut up aimlessly, huge pieces of texture stripped away and uncovered layers. While ‘demolishing’ an article of clothing might seem as though simple work, the craftsmanship engaged with the first pieces and their sliced up partners was not lost on watchers.
3- Zuhair Murad at Paris Fashion Week
Moving on to yet another incredible Lebanese designer, Zuhair Murad! During Paris Haute Couture Week on Wednesday, the well-known Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad presented his haute couture Spring 2024 collection, which was titled “A Tyrian Arabesque.”
The designer gives proper respect to the Phoenicians’ adoration for the ocean with this delivery. It is a tribute to light, waves, wind, marine magnificence and Mediterranean nightfalls.
Various design industry insiders were close by to take in the show, with any semblance of English entertainer and model Amy Jackson, French catwalk star Verdure Coquerel, Italian entertainer Carla Bruni and Emirati vocalist Ahlam Al-Shamsi, to give some examples.
The collection includes a mix of Greco-Roman impacts, flaunting curtain, Arabesque plans, and flowing chains on extravagant textures like caddy crepe, chiffon, weak lurex, charmeuse and silk. Murad’s standout ivory satin kimono dress with crystal sea spray along its edges was inspired by the movement of water and the treasures of sea voyages.
The collection is additionally upgraded by unobtrusive weaving, beaded edges and strong gems encrusted with precious stones.
The variety range is likewise motivated by Mediterranean tones and metallic reflections. Blurred reds inspire marine nightfalls and antiquated amphorae wine, while profound greens address olives and the extravagance of Phoenician fields.
About Esposa Group:
Born out of a couple’s passion for the bridal industry, Esposa Group has been weaving love stories through stunning bridal and evening creations since 1987 on the hands of the Romanos family.
Collaborating with the best local and international brands, Esposa Group includes Esposa Privé luxury stores showcasing the works of the best fashion designers worldwide including Monique Lhuillier, Vera Wang, Viktor and Rolf, Marchesa and Esposa Privé own couture brand, Esposacouture by Kristie Romanos, and Esposa stores offering an accessible multi-brands wedding and soirée collection in addition to its own couture brand, Plume by Esposa. The stores are located in Lebanon, Dubai United Arab Emirates and Riyadh Saudi Arabia offering every bride-to-be a one-stop shop to find her perfect wedding look, from her dream gown to her wedding shoes, accessories and bridesmaids dresses.