Vera Wang never fails to steal our bridal hearts with her ceremonial designs. Her Fall 2017 collection is literally and figuratively cutting edge.
This past weekend bridal designers from all over congregated in New York City for the 2016 Bridal Market, showcasing their most recent creations. Dauphine was of course present and captured some of the best moments just for you.
The old school vibes were strong last week in Milan as Fendi and Gucci took over the runway.
This week Holt Renfrew Bloor Street was transformed with the colours, sights and sounds of Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru all to celebrate the recent launch of H Project’s Uncrate South America.
These Russian designs have taken a twisted approach on couture. The designer Edem has manipulated the traditional elements of couture to incorporate a modern and edgy vibe. Edem began in Russia, where a team was assembled in 2013.
DAUPHINE PRESENTS – DAME DE FLEURS
With the start of September comes the first day of school, the drop of temperature and of course the long awaited fashion collections hit stores like a whirlwind, and without a doubt Dauphine’s favourite time of year – New York Fashion Week.
Women have been chipping away at the glass ceiling in many industries, and film is no exception. Producing, writing, directing – roles that used to be dominated by men, are now being infiltrated by women. And that is what Birks was celebrating last night at the fourth annual Birks Diamond Tribute Women in Film.
Summer beauty vibes ruled August. Peep our Summer Lovin’ editorial to bid farewell to the season!
Photography: Riley Stewart / Beauty Editor, Makeup Artist Natalie Ventola (P1M.ca) / Hair Kirsten Klontz (P1M.ca) / Makeup Assistant Sangeeta Bhella
Models: Caitlyn De Groot x Elite Toronto / Mia & Sophia x Anita Norris Models / Breanna x Want Management/Sutherland Models
Taking inspiration from a time when the Glitterati and the Underground went hand in hand, the creative team of Michael Kai Young, Georgia Groom and Robert Weir blast a line from the 40s/80s straight to glamour now.
As the clock strikes 12 on September 7th, the biggest week in fashion comes with it. New York city and the fashion industry collide this week and Dauphine is there to get a taste and complete our own highly anticipated upcoming project.
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.