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Fall 2009 Couture

  1. tear sheets
    Rihanna’s Couture Acid Trip in September’s Italian VogueSee the entire editorial, including a trash pail, hobby horse, and even pants.
  2. Video: Model Skye Stracke Goes Backstage at Paris Couture WeekSee the clothes — and carbs — at Alexis Mabille, Armani Privé, Chanel, and more.
  3. couture forever
    Best in Show: Couture’s Top ShoesLast week wasn’t just about the feathers, sequins, and false eyelashes — it was about shoes!
  4. people we’re definitely not jealous of
    Not Every Couture Client Is an Arabian PrincessTwo of Chanel’s are from Toronto!
  5. couture forever
    Couture by the NumbersJust how many seamstresses, yards of fabric, sequins, and false eyelashes are needed by a house to achieve perfection?
  6. model tracker
    OMFG: Couture Week’s Top Model Lara Stone Is a Size 6But she is the exception. For now, anyway.
  7. model tracker
    Lara Stone Is Couture Fashion Week’s Top ModelRookies may have crowded the runway, but it was a seasoned model who wins the crown this week.
  8. other critics
    Cathy Horyn’s Choice Words on Valentino Couture“Frankly I’d be worried about getting too close to one of those prickly, encrusted numbers.”
  9. fall 2009 couture
    Couture’s Best Beauty Looks: Hair Bows, Hollywood Glamour, and Zorro MasksHairstylists and makeup artists flexed their creative muscles at the couture shows this week.
  10. loose threads
    Amanda Wakeley Returns to London Fashion Week; Lady Gaga Hearts Gaultier CoutureAlso, is it okay for J.Crew to market with the Obama girls?
  11. behind the scenes
    Video: The Making of a Chanel Haute Couture OutfitGo behind the scenes and watch Chanel’s seamstresses work their magic.
  12. couture forever
    Jak & Jil’s Street Couture Shots Will Inspire Shoe EnvyThe street-style photographer wrapped up Couture Week with more shots of editors, stylists, and Olivier Theyskens.
  13. new york fugging city
    Fug Girls: What Would We Give for Couture?For a chance to slip into some of the priceless frocks we saw in Paris this week, some things are definitely worth sacrificing.
  14. couture is here
    New Couture Slideshows: Chanel, Valentino, GaultierSee the latest from Paris!
  15. couture is here
    CROC Overalls and Mickey Rourke Debut at Jean Paul Gaultier CoutureThis makes us so happy.
  16. save lacroix
    How the House of Christian Lacroix Fell DownThe owners bought the label in 2005 without knowing a thing about the fashion business. Now it faces demise.
  17. loose threads
    Jackson Family Wears Versace for Michael; André Leon Talley Absent from Couture ShowsAlso, Sir Philip Green says sales at New York’s Topshop are still brisk.
  18. couture is here
    Karl Lagerfeld ‘Will Die With His Boots On’That means he’s not retiring anytime soon, contrary to some crazy rumors going around.
  19. couture is here
    New Couture Slideshows: Givenchy, Maison Martin Margiela, and Armani PrivéDon’t miss the latest runway, details, and backstage galleries from Couture Week!
  20. other critics
    Dior Couture Leaves Critics Beside ThemselvesWe wonder how long it will be before we just walk out the house naked with a few strategically placed leaves.
  21. save lacroix
    First Look at What Could Be Christian Lacroix’s Last Couture ShowWe have images and they’re couture-tastic!
  22. couture is here
    New Couture Slideshows: Dior, Dior, and More DiorDoes life get any better?
  23. loose threads
    Angelina Rumored to Star in Armani Ad With David; Chanel Couture Walks TodayAlso the final tulle gowns at Dior couture yesterday required two ushers to get the models through doorways.
  24. save lacroix
    Investors Reportedly Interested in Rescuing Christian LacroixToday’s couture show might not be his last after all.
  25. save lacroix
    Lacroix Needs a Buyer — and Fast — to SurviveSurely a zoo-owning billionaire out there wants to help?
  26. first looks
    Sheer Bottoms IN at Christian Dior Couture. Again.See a first look from the show!
  27. couture is here
    Foreigners, Celebrities Keep Couture AfloatAmericans sure as hell ain’t buying that stuff this year.
  28. save lacroix
    More Details Emerge on Christian Lacroix’s Couture ShowIt will include twenty looks and live models.
  29. save lacroix
    Christian Lacroix Rejects Money Offered by a Couture Client to Rescue His CompanyYet the couture collection he showed in January could have been his last.
  30. loose threads
    Tracy Ullman to Host CFDA Awards; Karl Lagerfeld Preps for CoutureAlso, Kris Van Assche just launched a magazine and Kate Moss sues over pregnancy rumors.
  31. save lacroix
    Christian Lacroix May Not Stage a Couture ShowIt remains unclear whether courts will allow the recently bankrupt house’s show to go on.
  32. couture on the cheap
    Christian Dior Swears It’s Not Cutting Back on the Couture ShowIt’s just changing the venue because it feels like it, okay?
  33. save lacroix
    Christian Lacroix Has Been Designing for Free for MonthsHis recently bankrupt label has been unable to pay him.
  34. oh dear
    Okay, Now We’re REALLY Freaking Out About the Lacroix Couture ShowA spokesman for the label “cannot confirm if the July show will be going ahead.”
  35. oh dear
    The Economy Threatens Couture WeekChristian Lacroix’s show might not go on.
  36. beauty marks
    Sasha Pivovarova Returns for Armani BeautyAlso: Dior amps up its mascara, nail salons probably won’t give you AIDS, and dry shampoos work after all.
  37. first looks
    The Six Faces of ‘Pop’ Finally Revealed!Naomi, Agyness, Jourdan, Amber, Natalia, Oluchi … Need we even say more?
  38. run through
    Gucci’s Sales Increase, But Does Its Cachet?With sales increasing, the brand can’t lose. Unless you believe recent Internet chatter, which questions the current prestige and identity of the label.
  39. model tracker
    Meet the New Girl: Katrin ThormannThis flaxen-haired German beauty managed to snag the cover of ‘Dazed & Confused’ before walking a single runway show.
  40. cult of personality
    Nina Garcia at ‘Marie Claire’: Too Comfortable, Too Soon?Her ‘Elle’ contract prohibits her from doing work at ‘Marie Claire’ until September 1, but she’s already conducting run-throughs!
  41. first looks
    Nelly’s New Underwear Ads for Sean John Revealed!He certainly gives David Beckham a run for his money, but we have one question: Why is he wearing pants?
  42. run through
    Zaha Hadid Makes Rubber Shoes With MelissaThe architect may have designed Chanel’s Mobile Art exhibit, but Hadid says that creating shoes was just as hard.