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Perfect Week in Prague, Vienna, & Budapest for Fall and the Holidays

The fall and holiday seasons are terrific times to visit three uniquely beautiful European cities—Prague, Vienna, and Budapest—and you can do it in a …

European Travel

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Crystal Ball: The Swarovski Collective Designers' SS14 Inspiration

The European members of the collective reveal their sketches and mood boards.<p>The designers included in the Swarovski Collective each season read like a list of names to know in the industry—and Spring/Summer 2014 is no exception. In New York, designers like Prabal Gurung, Wes Gordon and Suno, …

Catherine Martin, the Costume Designer From The Great Gatsby Brings Me Into Jay Gatsby's Lavish World

Today I sat down with Hollywood power couple Baz Lurhmann and Catherine Martin to talk about 1920s style and their film <i>The Great Gatsby</i>.<p>As you know, the dynamic director-costume designer duo collaborated on quite possibly the most beautiful film of the summer, and they just can't quit painting the …

The In/Out List: Cage Match

Elie Saab Fall 2013 Haute Couture Collection

<b>Elie Saab Fall Haute Couture</b> – For his fall 2013 haute couture collection, Elie Saab opened with a fiery section of ruby-red gowns covered in carmine …

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2013 Haute Couture Collection

<b>Jean Paul Gaultier Fall Couture</b> – Feeling in a feline mood, French designer Jean Paul Gaultier sent out a collection of big cat inspired looks for …

Valentino Fall 2013 Haute Couture Collection

<b>Valentino Fall Haute Couture</b> – Valentino designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli look towards the stars for the fashion house’s fall …

Paris Couture Looks You Should NOT Try At Home (PHOTOS)

Haute couture is gorgeous, intricate, extravagant... and generally not intended for regular use. The fashions that have paraded down the runways of Paris this week for Couture Week Fall 2013 have been as over-the-top as one might expect: Feathered capes, coral-like shoes, leather dresses as big as …

Christian Dior Couture Fall/Winter 2013-14 Show | Paris Couture Fashion Week | FashionTV

Christophe Josse Couture Fall/Winter 2013-14 | Paris Couture Fashion Week | FashionTV

Vogue.fr on Twitter: "Découvrez le défilé Julien Fournié haute couture automne-hiver 2013/2014 sur Vogue.fr: http://t.co/rxYKIEwKOl #PFW http://t.co/DPaBX1OHf3"

Vogue.fr on Twitter: "Découvrez la collection Serkan Cura haute couture automne-hiver 2013/2014 sur Vogue.fr: http://t.co/Mczt8VP8q3 #PFW http://t.co/dfBPfLt5jp"

Past Future Antics

Something old, something new. The tug and pull between what haute couture has been and what it could/should be. Those have been the themes that have …

Happy Birthday Toni Garrn! July 7 | FashionTV

5 Looks I Dare You to Wear From the Sexy Atelier Versace Couture Show

Paris Couture Week started off with a bang on Sunday, with Naomi Campbell opening the Versace show in a super-sexy jacket that revealed a black lace bra underneath. When you begin a show with Naomi (who, at 43, is hotter than ever), you know it's going to be major.<p>All of the looks that came down …

Haute Couture 101: Everything You Need to Know About Fashion's Most Fantastical Category

1. Haute Couture literally translates to "high dressmaking." A hand-painted silk ball skirt? An intricately beaded and boned corset? Couturiers produce the highest quality work, with garments that literally take hundreds of hours to produce by hand and are custom made for each client's figure.<p>2. …

Valentino Couture Fall/Winter 2013-14 Show | Paris Couture Fashion Week | FashionTV