Jean Paul Gaultier’s Couture Collection for Children

Jean Paul Gaultier has just launched Junior Gaultier Couture, outgrowth of his children’s clothing line Junior Gaultier, which he started back in 2009. During his Spring 2013 couture fashion show, four kids popped out from under a model’s dress wearing long gowns. Those gowns are actually part of this new kids’ line for Spring/Summer 2014, which are inspired by Gaultier’s Indian-themed Spring 2013 Haute Couture collection for (grown-up) women. Jean Paul Gaultier launches couture for kids The dress is made from a raw silk bodice and a long layered skirt in tulle, while the finishing touch is a bolero that buttons in the back and is accented with Swarovski crystals. Priced around $1200, a silk-and-tulle princess dress comes in two shades: ivory and padparadscha. Limited to only 90 pieces of each shade, those gowns will go on sale in the next couple of months.    

Disney Princess Dresses from Harrods’ Christmas Windows at Christie’s Auction

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Harrods‘ Christmas windows showed Disney Princess dresses collection. Now, this limited edition dresses designed by an elite team of 10 womenswear goes at auction by Christie’s, as part of its annual Vintage Couture sale, and will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Renowned designers including Oscar de la Renta, Versace and Elie Saab have created their visions of the iconic fairytale dresses. This stunning gowns are paying tribute to the stories of Ariel, Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas, Rapunzel, Snow White and Tiana. All of them have adorned iconic Knightsbridge store’s windows last Christmas. Ten Designer Gowns Based on Disney Princess to be Auctioned by Christie’s “These exquisite dresses are really one-of-a-kind fashion items from some of the most celebrated and collected designers this century,” said Harrods store image director Mark Briggs. “They caused a huge amount of excitement when they were first showcased in the Harrods windows and we’re sure fashion aficionados around the world will be thrilled with the opportunity to own something so utterly unique.” Beside the dresses, the auction will feature a selection of couture pieces by top fashion houses, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior, as well as a variety of luxury handbags by Hermes. Ten Designer Gowns Based on Disney Princess to be Auctioned by Christie’s Ten Designer Gowns Based on Disney Princess to be Auctioned by Christie’s  

Moda Operandi Allows You to Buy Gowns Worn by Celebs at 2013 Met Gala the Morning After

Moda Operandi, the first online luxury fashion retailer as a sponsor of this year’s punk-inspired 2013 Met Gala on May 6 allows customers to buy gowns worn by celebs at red carpet the following morning. Thanks to this e-commerce site, you’ll be able to purchase some of select looks designed by Balmain, Anthony Vacarello, Delpozo, Rodarte, Nina Ricci and Wes Gordon and worn by celebrities at the event. Of course, you’ll need deep pockets, since designs are likely to cost well in excess of $3,000.
Moda Operandi Allows You to Buy Gowns Worn by Celebs at 2013 Met Gala the Morning After “Events like the Met Gala offer some of the most spectacular fashion moments because they inspire experimentation,” said Moda Operandi co-founder Lauren Santo Domingo. “We are thrilled to be able to provide women with access to the fashions from one the world’s most thrilling red carpet events.” You can take a look on the couture gowns at ModaOperandi.com, Vogue.com, Samsung.com and MetMuseum.org, which will all stream the Met Gala red carpet arrivals live at 7 p.m. Also, on May 2, Moda Operandi will release a punk-themed capsule collection including gear by Givenchy, Vivienne Westwood and Dolce & Gabbana. MO_POP-UP_APR12new-2
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