Stéphanie Coudert Fall 2014 Couture

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Stéphanie Coudert created for ten years dresses for handful customers in her boutique. But last sunday, a brand new life began, she presented her collection during prestigious Paris Couture Week which gathered media and buyers from all over the world.

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Beyoncé is the most powerful celebrity

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Beyoncé at the top of the Forbes’ most powerful celebrity ranking. The list which ranks stars from the film, TV, music, sports, publishing and modelling industries is based on money and fame. Regarding the singer, her “Mrs Carter” tour, “Beyoncé” album, her fashion label House of Deréon and endorsements for brands such as H&M and Pepsi were the reasons of her winning.

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Didier Grumbach to exit the Fédération

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Didier Grumbach, 77, headed  the Fédération Française de la Couture, du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode since 1998. He is to pass the reins officially in September to Ralph Toledano. President of Puig’s fashion division since 2012, he will remain in that role in addition to his new responsibility helming the federation.

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Saint Laurent Spring 2015 | Paris Fashion Week

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The models of Saint Laurent Spring 2015 collection looked like cowboy punk rockers wearing a selection of ponchos, fringed tops, leather jackets and the like, many accented by regal touches of gold. There is also a grunge influence in this show with the horizontal striped tees which were layered under many of the jackets.

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Umit Benan Spring 2015 | Paris Fashion Week

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Fashion designer Umit Benan presented his Spring/Summer 2015 collection inspired by photographer Slim Aarons, The collection is a balance between chic and slightly tacky. Find out our pictures after the jump.

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Lanvin Spring 2015 Menswear | Paris Fashion Week

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“Men don’t change every season, even every year,” said Ossendrijver. “What changes is their lifestyle. We always set luxury too high. Now men are on their bikes or on the metro or using Uber. They don’t wear a suit, or if they do, it’s different, with sneakers, and sleeves pushed up.” So that was where the collection was coming from: still with Lanvin’s decadent elegance but infused with an active, urgent spirit.

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AMI Spring 2015 Menswear | Paris Fashion Week

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Designer Alexandre Mattiussi presented his spring  2015 menswear runway in a Parisian High School. Younger than usual, the models oscillated between boyish and playful or masculine and chic. See the show after the jump.

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Sacai Spring 2015 Menswear | Paris Fashion Week

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Having turned garments inside out for her last collection, Sacai designer Chitose Abe set about splicing and overlaying them for her spring lineup.

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Kenzo Spring 2015 Menswear | Paris Fashion Week

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Kenzo unveiled its spring 2015 Menswear runway which embodies both American and French influences. Still-new designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim – Americans in Paris founders of the internationally known shop Opening Ceremony – presented a collection which featured canvas coats, parkas, shirts and tees emblazoned with fresh prints, polka-dots, and nautical stripes.

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