On the Runway: Giambattista Valli Haute Couture

Elaborate details and uber-feminine silhouettes often rule the runway at the haute couture shows – Giambattista Valli’s spring collection was no exception. Valli, an Italian native who has called Paris home for 18 years, paid homage to The City of Lights with delicate floral embellishments – a nod to the city ‘s numerous luxuriant gardens.

From the Runway: Balmain Pre-Fall

Menswear was supposed to be the main event at Balmain’s runway show but jewel-toned tassels and intricate beading stole the show as Balmain’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing, punctuated the catwalk with bedazzling pieces from his women’s pre-fall collection.