“Gleaming Mermaid” Astrid Bergès-Frisbey by Ellen Vonwerth for Vogue Italia. A beautiful photoshoot featuring amazing haute couture from Chanel, Dior, Valentino, Atelier Versace, Giambattista Valli Armani Privé and Jean Paul Gaultier. Above, Astrid wears Christian Dior couture. 

identifying designers

Ellie Saab

Known for: lace, gems, crystals, pearls, detailed embroidery

Zuhair Murad

Known for: formal, flower, detailed

Dolce & Gabbana

Known for: elaborate prints, heavy embroidery, lace, and flowers

Givenchy

Known for: out-of-the-box but still showing elegance and luxury

Versace

Known for: flashy prints and bright colors

Alexander McQueen

Known for: dark colors, thick fabrics, animal motifs, and uniform and culturally inspired pieces

Christian Dior

Known for: costume deigns, head fabrics, and decorated jewels

Prada

Known for: bold and daring outfits even for daily wear

Betsey Johnson

Known for: wild, decorated, colorful, bold, and bright kitsch designs 

Kate Spade

Known for: colorful, stylish, upbeat, and practical women’s clothes

Chanel

Known for: timeless and elegant suits and cocktail dresses and pastel-colored business casual

Karl Lagerfeld

Known for: bold elegance

Michael Kors

Known for: sportswear, luxury wear, boutique dresses, and accessories

Marc Jacobs

Known for: wild designs, bold colors, large patterns, dar and bright colors paired