Unearthly Beauty: Givenchy Couture Fall 2011

Givenchy Couture Fall 2011 (Imax Tree)

Givenchy Couture Fall 2011
Quality over quantity is an understatement for the Fall '11 Givenchy Couture collection—or any preceding Givenchy Couture line for that matter. Current head designer, Riccardo Tisci created 10 heavily embellished ethereal pieces that range in color only slightly from white to champagne.

Tisci questions the expected, playing with balance, light and exposure (pants need not apply). Thick embroidery is placed on sheer nylon and tulle, lush feathers and perfectly combed fringe float weightlessly while paillette scales and honeycomb beading armor the bodices of the statuesque figures.

The serenely opulent designs along with the presentation's backdrop create a surreal and timeless atmosphere. The airy decadence of the refined collection gives a taste of quiet, unearthly luxury. The precision and dedication or each piece and escapist effect of the final outcome simply define couture.

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