« La Haute Couture » I am a fan of « Haute couture », whichmeansfashiononlyaffordable to VERY,VERY,VERY well off people!! I can’tafford to buythoseluxuryclothes but itallows me to dream… I dreamthat I amwearingthose VERY EXPENSIVE clothes… and whoknows? MAYBE, someday I WILL… but I hopeitwon’tmake me a differentpersonfromwhat I amtoday……
A fewfamousnames of « haute couture » designers… • Adeline André • Anne Valerie Hash • Atelier Gustavo Lins • Chanel • Christian Dior • Maurizio Galante • Jean Paul Gaultier • Givenchy • Christophe Josse • Stéphane Rolland • Franck Sorbier • Giambattista Valli
FashionWeek • Paris FashionWeekis an appareltrade show heldtwice a yearin Paris, France withSpring / Summer and Autumn / Winter eventsheldeachyear. Dates are determined by the French FashionFederation. Currently, FashionWeekisheld in the Carrousel du Louvre, as well as atvariousother venues throughout the city.
New York • The semi-annual New York FashionWeek, branded Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek in 2009, isheld in February and September of eachyear in New York City. It is one of four major fashionweeksheldaround the world (alongwiththose in Paris, London, and Milan).
Of course, I know I maynever attend a fashion show either in Paris or in New York City or in Milan, but I like to watch the shows on the « Fashion Channel » on television and I alsobuy magazines to read and watch the latest trends in coloursor in the new fabricsthey use for their new collections… and sometimeswecanbuy more affordableclothesthatwereinspiredfrom the Haute couture .