The streets of fashion have been overflowing with a comfortable, loose but eloquently polished look. Otherwise considered the cool girl menswear.
The glistening star of Kanye West’s most recent music video for his track Fade took over the internet after its release at this past weekend’s MTV Video Music Awards. Teyana Taylor’s Flashdance esque dance moves and perfectly sculpted body had the world mesmerized for 4 minutes.
Another one of Elie Saab’s protégés has taken the couture world by storm. Designer Yasmine Yeya kick started her career in the Middle East designing gowns for top celebrities and socialites.
Young designer Krikor Jabotian is redefining couture. At the young age of 23 he established his first atelier to showcase his exceptional designs. Jabotian was first a designer in the creative department at Elie Saab.
When it comes to wedding venues, many are geared towards hotels, event spaces and the outdoors. However, a new venue trend is making is getting the attention of couples, and it feels just like home. Private and luxurious estate weddings are a unique take on a couple’s ceremony and reception location.
DAUPHINE PRESENTS – LA FILLE DE COLOUR BY BILLIE CHIASSON & SHAWNNA DOWNING
Directly from Rome, this Italian designer has completely altered the definition of a ball gown. Through Valli’s Spring 2016 collection we see tulle and ruffle taken to the couture extreme.
As I reminisce on the beauty I previously encountered on my voyage, I concluded Italy is indeed a masterpiece in itself. From church, to mantel to every crevice of cobblestone, the country is filled with fine art, and with art comes history.
A turquoise abyss washes up against the sharp rocks of the coastline from where I sit at lunch. I am able to admire the grandeur of the view. The Amalfi coast really makes you feel like you’re on the edge of the world.
Regardless of season, Romona Keveza’s designs transcend through time. She is a designer that has mastered the art of capturing femininity in the most sophisticated manner, that can make a girl into a woman.
It got a bit hotter in Miami, Florida this July as swimsuit models and celebrities of all types flocked to the seaside runway event of the year. Runway shows, trade shows and of course parties took place during the Swim Week.
There is no easy way of planning a destination wedding, especially when it’s from afar. However, there are some professional tips and tricks that help make the arranging a little less stressful for the couple.
Like a true tourist I was able to accomplish Rome in a day. Obviously, one day is not enough as I could of spent a lifetime in the city of love. With so much to see and so little time my day began first thing at the Coliseum. The structure is incredible in detail and even more breathtaking in person. Due to its size and build the coliseum is used today to hold events.
Follow along as Dauphine travels throughout Italy and takes you away to a new destination everytime.
Rome. The city of love, art and fashion. The city literally known to steal your heart. Upon arriving on day 1 my journey began at St. Peter’s Basilica, otherwise known as the Vatican.
It feels like everyone from celebrities to our neighbours are having a baby this coming year. Whether you may be one of those people yourself, on the road to to baby town or are just an innocent bystander taking it all in, there is something everyone can take away from the trendiest maternity wear.
DAUPHINE PRESENTS – ARTIST IN BLOOM Photographer: Wade Hudson / Makeup and Hair: Vanessa Jarman (P1M)…
This contemporary designer is breaking the mould of the cookie-cutter wedding gown. Rokman, who designed her first bridal collection when she was only 20 years old, is a new generation designer and that is clearly seen through her latest collection.
ESCAPE WITH DAUPHINE TO SINGAPORE
As one of the few remaining great 19th century hotels in the world, Raffles Hotel Singapore is a piece of history that cannot go unseen. Declared as a National Monument by the Singapore Government, this traditional piece of architecture has also undergone a $160 million restoration and stands out in the sea of contemporary structures surrounding it.
ESCAPE WITH DAUPHINE TO VANCOUVER
Located at the centre of Canada’s West Coast oceanside metropolis, Fairmont Pacific Rim is the place in Vancouver visitors need to experience. Designed for the elite, this curved glass 47-story tower includes lavish views and ultra modern designs. Plush amenities include the zen Willow Stream Spa, a private yacht and even a self-guided podcast to aid travellers as they explore the Fairmont’s growing art collection and architectural structure present in the hotel.
Walk down the isle in this year’s ultimate couture designs with the help of Dauphine’s picks from the most recent runway shows.