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Sunday, October 03, 2010

At Haider Ackermann

Haider Ackermann was the best show I've seen in Paris so far.

This was one of the few shows this season that ended in a spontaneous burst of applause, so i guess everyone else liked it too.

I loved the color
I love the mix of hard-edge leathers with seriously sexy dresses.
I loved his focus on different erogenous zones like the belly button....
...or the hipbone...
...or the back...
...or side-cleavage...
This show will take Haider to a whole new level.

Comments on "At Haider Ackermann"


Blogger Marisol B. said ... (4:19 AM) : 

LOve the colors and the details


OpenID zfashionblog said ... (4:20 AM) : 

I totally loved it too!

I loved the chic Japanese warrior robes and the large kimono jackets!

His soft lines and the elegant movement of the dresses reminded me in a way of Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:33 AM) : 


and he does really lift women.


Anonymous Kazuko said ... (4:34 AM) : 



Blogger Marloes. said ... (4:35 AM) : 

Amazing show


Anonymous Paulo Vizeu said ... (4:37 AM) : 

Amazing. Great colors in photos!


Blogger C said ... (4:40 AM) : 

The materials are opulent, so lush! Still not sure about side cleavage though...


Blogger Archie said ... (4:52 AM) : 

Great snaps of an arresting show. Ackermann's wory is very unusual, sort of 'Blade Runner' chic.


Blogger Luna* said ... (4:53 AM) : 

He really took it to another level, the colors are vibrant and the garments are sexy. Loved the collection. Thanks for sharing with us. Amazing!


Blogger Nádia said ... (4:54 AM) : 

It was amazing, I agree! It's colorful, laid-back, deconstructive and super powerful!


Blogger Michelle Bobb-Parris said ... (4:55 AM) : 

Wow. I love the drama of the second-to-last look with the horizontal stripes.

The model in the third look walked quite a few of the London shows I went to.



Blogger Ruby Jo Cloud Trewavas Abbiss said ... (5:01 AM) : 

absolutely stunning clothes.


Anonymous kookaii said ... (5:03 AM) : 

very strong collection.


Blogger She Wore It Well said ... (5:08 AM) : 

Very sexy!


Anonymous Boris Gorjan said ... (5:11 AM) : 

Amazing collection! His work is just awesome!


Blogger Eden said ... (5:37 AM) : 

absolutely in love with that collection!


Blogger Vikki said ... (5:48 AM) : 

This collection is simply stunning!
Love everything of it... and that black and white picture has left me breathless.



Blogger Nolita said ... (5:53 AM) : 

Very sophisticated!

--Nolita Vintage--


Blogger O.R. said ... (5:53 AM) : 

rock and glamorous style! Is perfect!!


Blogger elleandco said ... (5:59 AM) : 

Amazing frabrics !!


Blogger THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said ... (6:05 AM) : 

your photos are always amazing
but I love most your street fashion photos
all born in the are the number one


Anonymous Sarah said ... (6:25 AM) : 

I agree, the collection is gorgeous... but...

The models he chose are way to thin, they're like walking skelettons, and I don't see anything sexy about them, despite the clothes... I know that models are a size 0, and it's not gonna change, but... they don't look healthy, mainly the ones chosen for this show.

Look qt the hipbone or the side cleavage, they have children-like bodies, this is a real shame...

I love the collection, but I find his choice of models pityful and a very bad exemple for the new generation.


Anonymous stéphanie wolff said ... (6:31 AM) : 

Sublime! great photos! Bravo!!!


Blogger Liz S said ... (6:33 AM) : 

Stunningly sexy and beautiful.....


Blogger Izabella said ... (6:35 AM) : 

Beautiful pictures!


Anonymous l'habitué said ... (7:01 AM) : 

What an amazing collection. Everything looks so intense and vibrant. Thank you for posting this.


Blogger Stephanie said ... (7:02 AM) : 

:D LOve the whole collection!! Very sexy & strong, the colors are beautiful :)


Blogger Lemond1 said ... (7:17 AM) : 

SO SM I love it ! Love those combination !

Chech out cool release on


Anonymous Dana said ... (7:24 AM) : 

Oh man, love it all. Thanks for posting.


Blogger mode archives said ... (7:26 AM) : 

WOW..thank you for taking beautiful pictures of these beautiful clothes. I'm a big fan of Haider Ackermann, he just keeps getting better


Blogger E... said ... (7:29 AM) : 

I agree compeltely...the best mix between chic and creativity, amazing!! The colour, the shapes and all the details make this desigenr one of the best in the world, and surely, with Rodarte Lanvin and gucci, the best of the s/s 2011!!


Blogger Frozen Fashion said ... (7:29 AM) : 

Fantastical! The Drapping. The Colour. The Flare. Wish I was there to appauld.


Blogger BespokeRose said ... (7:49 AM) : 

Just an incredible collection, I love the different concepts people can interpret from it.


Blogger taka said ... (7:55 AM) : 

Every clothes are great! Especially first one is so cool!


Blogger Petey said ... (7:57 AM) : 

It's interesting that the other buzzed-about show was Jil Sander, which aside from the saturated color palette, could not be any more different. From billowing, simple silhouettes to body-revealing, complicated construction, the two shows are studies in contrast.


Blogger Real Girls Beauty said ... (7:57 AM) : 

Wow, lovely clothes! I liked the leather on the first pic.

Z x


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:13 AM) : 

Who would wear these clothes? Paris fashion week is so different from NY's, London's, and Milan's. The collections are too avant garde, eccentric, and unflattering. Let's just hope the remaining "big" designers uplift the mood of this stereotyped event. I know it's high fashion, but so is Milan, but they have more beautiful collections.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:25 AM) : 

the dresses may be sexy. but the bodies tell a different kind of story.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:30 AM) : 

absolutely gorgeous! the colors are so beautiful and vibrant, even the black


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:41 AM) : 

His previous collections were very beautiful but were controlled & lacked the element of zeitgeist. He really nailed it on all fronts with this of all the shows so far imho!!!!!!!!!!!


Anonymous Sara said ... (8:46 AM) : 

I love all the rich jewel tones! And the fit of the clothes on the models is perfection. It looks like a strong collection, amazing!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:52 AM) : look is the tangerine evening gown hacked off half way to the leather pants....great moment in fashion direction this season!


Blogger The Photodiarist said ... (8:56 AM) : 

I can see why you thought so. There are some incredible pieces in this collection.


Blogger The Nyanzi Report said ... (8:58 AM) : 

Excellent observation.
A true artisan.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:11 AM) : 

the clothes are wonderful but the models are some of the skinniest I've seen this season, horrible.


Blogger Elettra said ... (9:33 AM) : 

It's a very wtrong collection, really beautiful colours, and very strong shapes! I'm not sure I like it, but I'm sure it's not one of those seen and re-seen things!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:33 AM) : 

The clothes are great - edgy and vibrant, but the dresses would have been sexier had the models not been so thin.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:41 AM) : 

...the Jill Sander & Haider Ackermann actually have very common ground just a different expression...


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:51 AM) : 



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:55 AM) : 

Gorgeous, except the ones that look like adult halter neck dresses on the bodies of 5 year olds


Blogger Olivia♥ said ... (10:00 AM) : 

I love how edgy this collection is!! The colors are amazing and they pop!! The cut on the dresses is very sexy, yet sleek! It is just beautiful!!


Blogger Maggie said ... (10:03 AM) : 

Those clothes are un. real. Absolutely gorgeous.

I feel like the extreme thin-ness of the models also deserves some discussion, though. Aside from my (perhaps unfounded) health concerns, could these dresses have the same visual effect if a woman with an average body wore them? Could a woman with an average body possibly wear them?

I know that sometimes you've just got to appreciate art for art's sake, but these questions distracted me from the beauty of the clothes. That's a problem.


Blogger Franky said ... (10:15 AM) : 

am i the only one that took knowledge how thin the models are in Paris than the other fashions shows around the world?



Blogger simplyolive said ... (10:22 AM) : 

just saw it on
(i can't imagine what it was like to see in person)
he's 1 of my favorites!!


Anonymous Gigi said ... (10:26 AM) : 

I was talking about perplexity that jil sander's collection makes me feel on the last garance's the Haider Ackermann's collection make me feel the same way: very perplex... i think struture clothing is too complicated to me :)

Gigi from Paris


Blogger Laura Harris said ... (10:31 AM) : 

i love the stripes kimono! xxx


Blogger Diya said ... (10:36 AM) : 

LOVE that colbalt blue dress with the biker-esque vest. very well-tailored.


Blogger fairytale said ... (10:37 AM) : 

the focus the clothes give to the body is very unusual I think. In that way it's quite innovative (because the luxurious dresses mixed with bold and strong biker or rock 'n roll accents we've seen before)


OpenID alefashion said ... (10:39 AM) : 

Very sophisticated design!
I really like it!
Splendid collection


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:41 AM) : 

But the EYEBROWS!!! What did they do with the models' EYEBROWS?!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:58 AM) : 

We'd be able to appreciate this more if we saw healthy looking women wearing the items.
I know this will never be published as you censor all negative comments, but please do remember the responsability you have by communicating to such a wide audience. What does that photo of the model whose bones are sticking out of her back tell us about style? There is no item of clothing that can make un unhealthy looking women look beautiful.


Blogger vintage1944 said ... (11:01 AM) : 

Agree with Annonymous about the bodies telling a different story .Amazing clothes,disturbing bodies.


Blogger Inspiration exists said ... (11:04 AM) : 

Sure Ackermann is going high. His fall collection is also very beautiful, but this one makes a statement. Pure talent.


Blogger Des Histoires de Pieds... said ... (11:04 AM) : 

SOOOOOOOOOO Beautiful... ;)


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:16 AM) : 

I am amazed and mildly shocked that there are no comments on how the models could be seen to be painstakingly (literally)emaciated in these shots. I know this is probably a well trodden discourse amongst the fashionista and 'chi-chi' crowd. Yet my experience of reading the comments was one of discomfort at the 'club like' sharing of great/fantastic/sexy with no one wanting to take a more appreciative stance at the clothes AND 'critical eye' to the way the models create what was for me a set of startling images for a number of not so 'cool' reasons.

That said, Scott, you continue to provide for me in many other shots inspiration and aspiration, as well as perturbance!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:23 AM) : 

the models are too skinny to do justice to the sexiness of the clothes!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:31 AM) : 

I know I would be applauding.

Or maybe just madly cheering.


Blogger Shebelle said ... (11:43 AM) : 

I'm thinking about Greek statues. If Leonardo Da Vinci is alive he'd have dressed like this.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:52 AM) : 

Lovely colors too. But the models are so scaringly skinny that whaetever erogenousness the dresses have, are gone.


OpenID carofashionews said ... (12:06 PM) : 

Just beautiful!
Caro from Geneva


Anonymous jimjims said ... (12:12 PM) : 

innovative, colorful, and meticulous.


Anonymous The Ancient said ... (12:18 PM) : 

Exactly where is the market for such clothes? A harem in Riyadh? A seraglio in Istanbul? An upmarket brothel in the 7th arrondissement?



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:25 PM) : 

I suspect that you are not printing the many comments you are receiving regarding the thinness of these models. I dare to to print ALL of the comments, for once. The statement this designer is clearly making is "DO NOT EAT".


OpenID PinonHillsDebbie said ... (12:32 PM) : 

The art of the clothing is amazing, however, there is something extremely disturbing about the over emaciated bodies of the models. The models "job" is to be a body in which to hang the garment during the show. The minute the show is over one assumes these women have real lives. How does being so thin translate into real life. How many of these women have major eating disorders? Isn't there a way to showcase the art without promoting the kind of body that is for the most part really not healthy?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:34 PM) : 

too skinny models!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:36 PM) : 

Fantastic and outstanding....but FEED the models please !!!


Blogger FASHION SNAG said ... (12:51 PM) : 

WOW, love the colors, the cutouts, the fabric mixing. It is fantastic. x


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:52 PM) : 

beautiful colour / shapes but some of these models are painfully thin - its distracting!


Anonymous berkshire mems said ... (1:06 PM) : 

The colors are gorgeous, the design creative, and your photos (as always) impeccable. But ... the women's bodies are positively terrifying. These go beyond the usual skinny bodies into emaciated illness. I find the juxtaposition of the luscious gorgeous fabric and design on the one hand and the perversion of a female body on the other to be very disturbing.


Anonymous argone said ... (1:14 PM) : 

I agree with what has been said about the skinny models.
Sorry I don't think it serves the clothes.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:19 PM) : 

i completly agree on the last few comments about the skinny models! very distracting and it takes away a lot from the otherwise absolutely beautiful clothes!


Blogger Lyana said ... (1:50 PM) : 

I adored this collection too! So sexy, daring and edgy. The leathers were to die for!


Anonymous wilson said ... (2:31 PM) : 

I strongly desagree with the commenters who said the models are too thin or unhealthy.
As a family doctor myself, and father of 2 skinny healthy girls I would like to remind them that skinny doesnt necessarily relates with unhealthy or eating disorders. Its a body complexion.
"The extreme ectomorph physique is a fragile and delicate one. The bones are light, joints are small and muscles are slight. The limbs are relatively long in proportion and the shoulders droop. The ectomorph is a linear physique."
That being said its disturbing to see how people can make conclusions about one model's healthy based only on ONE PICTURE!!!
Even more perplexing is the use of terms like "skelleton"/"emaciated"/"scaring skinny/etc,all of them imported from the mass media .Would those commenters really pay attention on the models' health if the media hadnt started this "elucidative campaign" on body shape?? let's not forget the real commercial intentions of the media, exagerating some issues that undoubtly exists (in a MINOR proportion), in order to sell their news.
I talked with several colleagues on this subject and we all agree that it is something taken out of proportion. How many real anorexic people we see throughout our lives??? Now compare with the number of overweight , obese and severely obese we see EVERYDAY!! Undoubtly the last ones suffer much more illness than the "skelletons" and costs much more for the taxi payers as well..


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:06 PM) : 

Ah the whole "skinny model" debate. What a coincidence, because I just wrote about this yesterday on my blog. But I will ignore such degrading comments so that I can focus on the collection.

I love the use of zippers and the kind of "pieced together" look. It takes skill to do it right. And the colour just tops it all off. Bravo!


Anonymous Sian said ... (4:15 PM) : 

I think it's unfair to accuse Scott of censoring all negative comments regarding the models' excessive thinness. He obviously did not censor them (at least on this thread). And I agree with all of them, it just worries me that I haven't even noticed the thinness as I've apparently become used to seeing emaciated models on a runway.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:34 PM) : 

you forgot to mention the rib bones being visible and sticking out. wow, that's just so sexy.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:41 PM) : 

I can only take inspiration from the colours because the fit perhaps because the models are far too bony and skinny make what are probably wonderfully draped pieces look ill fitting. his previous collections have had more control and tailoring and this has some hits but the styling and choice of models is disturbing to say the least. It disturbs me too that you go about the focus on body parts without even noticing the unhealthy bodies of the models especially when you are far from thin yourself.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:54 PM) : 

A great collection that launches us into the fashion of the.. second decade, for lack of a better word.

I have a stupid question.

You have the fashion of the 90's, the 80's, the 30's, the 20's.

But what do you call the fashion of the first and second decade?


Anonymous Austingirl said ... (5:15 PM) : 

Oh I am so glad there are so many comments regarding the emaciation of the models. I know the uber-fashionistas find nothing wrong with it, they probably look like thAt themselves. Ask most men, they find nothing sexy about hipbones, ribcages, no boobs and no curves. I truly find it disturbing that people find it "sexy" when women look like young boys.
Thanks for allowing a variety of comments to be posted Scott, we all appreciate that.
Your photos are, as always, fabulous.


Blogger 'S' said ... (5:22 PM) : 

lovin the yellow one!!!
i remember when penelope cruz wore a Haider Ackermann, and she was sooo beautiful!!!


Blogger - GraceCarolina said ... (5:54 PM) : 

I love the conrast between the leather jackets and the dresses. I'm a size 0, but I'm very healthy and I do agree that some of the models (not all) are too thin.


Anonymous Sian said ... (5:59 PM) : 

'What do you call the fashion of the first and second decade?' - I think it's called 'turn-of-the-century'. But I'm not sure.


Blogger Tristan said ... (6:05 PM) : 

The shot of that girls back is exquisite, she has a very nice posture.


Blogger Liz S said ... (6:10 PM) : 

This shouldn't wind up into a debate about overweight versus underweight here--sorry Scott-- but I feel I must say something with hopefully some knowledge and experience.....

Ok, so I'm 1.5-2 stone overweight according to my BMI--and I also know I am-I can feel the fat deposits--I can see them. But my ribs and breastbone show through. So am I emaciated??? No I don't think so. It's the way my body is structured and where it deposits fat--this is a genetic issue. Some people deposit it more evenly than others. Some people are shorter than others.

I don't think these models are emaciated or unhealthy in look. I think it's often the loose clothing that reveals a little more of the body that almost creates this image. Like an illusion.

Have a look at most images of everyday people in the 50s/60s/70s and even the 80s.... and you won't see them as overweight as the general average is now. Would you have called them skinny, emaciated then? No. this is how the human body is meant to be--not carrying much fat. We have very little need for it.

I think we as a human race have gone so far beyond a connection with nature and lack general science knowledge, that we don't realise what is actually healthy anymore.
And as has been mentioned--how can anyone make judgement according to one photo--there is so much more to "unhealthy" than one angle shot of a body.


Blogger Tristan said ... (6:11 PM) : 


Would also like to add that I quite liked Wilson's comment on the issues of weight disorder.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:26 PM) : 

The show is amazing!!! And a great collection! But these are beyond skinny, way too thin and it isn't nice :(



Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:16 PM) : what do we have here??
"she is not like me, then she is sick"...
"she is not curvy like me, so she is not sexy"...
that sounds as a patent discrimination, to say the least.
Since when is sexyness exclusivity of the curvaceous?
"most of men don't find them sexy"..Really?? how curious that all those skelletons finish their lives well married with a prolific offspring...
Though Betty Ditto and Pam Anderson can look funny/cartoonish for some catwalks , the work of this immensely talented designer demanded skinny girls.


Blogger Trivia said ... (7:44 PM) : 

nicely done :) like you said the details, the sexiness and the mix of materials. wow :)


Anonymous The Pouf said ... (8:37 PM) : 

Beautiful shots. Great work here, Scott.


Blogger Jin said ... (9:51 PM) : 

Amazing design with fabulous combination of colors. The exposure of a part of body is taking my breath away!
(Streetstyle from Hong Kong)


Anonymous AnonymousJK said ... (12:25 AM) : 

Sadly, great design such as this is so priced out of reach that the people who would and could wear it best, are the very people that can't afford it.


Blogger Star said ... (1:39 AM) : 

Some aspects of this collection could be salvaged, and worked into interesting, wearable, even beautiful, clothes (jewel tones, mixing silks with leather, long flowing skirts, etc.), but, as is, I personally found the collection too "strappy," too fussily complex just for the sake of being "new," and in some cases--my other personal bugaboo--too revealing, though where the clothes would be worn (dinner party? street? work? etc.) would make the difference, as they weren't obscene, even by my rather prudish standards. How could the designer remedy these (in my eyes) problems without banalizing the collection? Is the shock value one of its principal attractions?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:50 AM) : 

^"the work of this immensely talented designer demanded skinny girls."

right. just what the world needs. more clothes that can only look good on a runway or a stage and a figure of skin and bones.

anyone else heard of the "emperor's new clothes"?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:35 AM) : 

Beautiful, although how wearable?


Blogger Laurence John said ... (5:06 AM) : 

i'm surprised this is your favourite. don't you normally go for more flattering, wearable collections ?


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:07 AM) : 

just beautiful!


Blogger Diana Bartlett said ... (7:20 AM) : 




Anonymous Joanna Roman said ... (8:15 AM) : 

colors, yes, however I do not appreciate the fact that this highly form - architecture alike and haute couture stuff is not at all to wear in any other ways like "strike a pose" on red carpet :(


Blogger San said ... (8:44 AM) : 

I really like the flowing dresses and the colors.

However, I think that the second model is way too thin. Maybe she is healthy and all, still, I think the shoulders shouldn't look this way. I really like the third model.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:42 AM) : 

you make me laugh


Blogger Johanna said ... (10:51 AM) : 



Anonymous Gregory said ... (11:49 AM) : 

The mix of texture and colour; the unusual cut and drape effect of the various pieces are amazing. And I agree that focusing on the errogenous zones is, in this instance, done very tastefully but would be far more sexily executed on an athletic figure of realistic weight.


Anonymous proletarian Great Gatsby said ... (11:49 AM) : 

I follow Haider Akermann's work for years and this use of the colors is so beautiful and intense as the spanish painture of the XVII century.Bravo!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:27 PM) : 

this is all pretty fabulous, but mostly impractical. and there's the rub.


Anonymous fetin said ... (12:38 PM) : 

Indeed everything is gorgeous... Especially the colors, they're great. It feels like this spring is really going to be about color blocking. And the back picture...exquisite!


Blogger 82Brute said ... (12:48 PM) : 

Yes, I'm a low on the fashion food chain, but this commoner doesn't get it. It's a mess, kind of vulgar and reminds me of an androgynous version of the Charlie's Angels inspired fad of the 70's that involved braless women in silk shirts unbuttoned to the belly--it was all just TMI. To my eye this is too much fabric, thrown together with not enough intention. I can't imagine what a mess these look like on the hanger--you'd need a numbered diagram and a trained expert to figure out how to wear them, though they probably look dazzling in motion. How do these translate into ready-to-wear, I wonder? Meh, I'm crawling back into my hole now.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:23 PM) : 

These pieces remind me a amazing paintings...the flowing lines and brush stroke-like details are amazing. <3


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:37 PM) : 

Great. Inspiration for me to get back on my diet of air. Thanks!


Blogger The Covetist said ... (4:48 PM) : 

absolutely decadent textures
and stunning silhouettes

The Covetist


Blogger Wicked Black said ... (5:50 PM) : 

Love the clothes and colours but I would have used more curvy sexy models ...


Blogger chuck said ... (5:51 PM) : 

This is some pretty inspirational stuff. Maybe as 82brute says it is not translatable to readywear, but is it supposed to be??


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:21 PM) : 

While the collection is most certainly striking and note-worthy, I believe these styles would only flatter the typical model figure. Myself in particular would like rather vulgar trying to squeeze my curves into such styles! A lovely collection, nonetheless...



Anonymous marcel said ... (7:37 PM) : 

at 82 Brut:well, a fashion show is to set tendencies.
only a fool would expect to wear the garments straight from the runaway (though some women does...). in the designer's showroom you will find the same tendencies diluted in more wearable options..
and later you will find the same tendencies in Zara and HM...


Anonymous IMEANWHAT?!? said ... (8:47 PM) : 

Very sharp colors, indeed But the zippers....I'd liek to see someone step put like that into the street. Stop the traffic now! Please cHeck out photos from Paris Fashion Week's homage to the Burka, plus sized women and linegerie-esque pieces or something like it


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:11 PM) : 

love the lines and colors...the chola eyebrows not so much


Anonymous David said ... (11:17 PM) : 

i can't imagine an actual woman wearing any of these. almost any movement could result in unwanted exposure, and without movement i bet these all look like half open nightgowns with some sheets tied around the waist.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:24 PM) : 

Oh my god this is amazing, I don't think Ackermann is just Rick Owens' little brother anymore.


Anonymous Frédérique Chartrand said ... (5:58 AM) : 

Clothes are marvelous.. but models are too much thin... this is horrible and really sad to look at them.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:42 AM) : 

This is just academic talent, though I admit the adventurous cut and the richness of the fabric plus the beautiful colours really stand out. Other than that, the shapes are unflattering and unwearable, unless they are used as dressing gowns women wear in their boudoir. I suppose the designer can do more and these are just showing off pieces. However just compare the prevoius images from Celine's collection where design, fabric, colour all together work for style and wearability without losing taste for innovation and femininity.


Anonymous cupen said ... (9:27 AM) : 

Feed the models! Please!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:36 AM) : 

The open line of the chest on a small breasted woman is so special. It is vulnerable in a unique delicate way. The flow of rich colored soft fabric is a perfect complement. My disappointment in the collection is the fuss with the straps and knots. I love the plan. I agree they would be great but it fails in scale and becomes distracting.

I have mixed feelings about skinny models. I like them but I see why they upset people. I don't see them as role models. I see them as possibilities ideas.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:04 AM) : 

I am a straight man and i love skinny girls. so what??


Blogger 82Brute said ... (12:52 PM) : 

I suspect that fuss about the skinny models would be ameliorated if the clothes were less voluminous. As it is they overpower the slender frame and seem to be meant for larger women. If the clothes were scaled down, the models wouldn't appear so underfed.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:34 PM) : 

Some of the models aren't too skinny, some are borderline too thin, but can someone really claim the model in the second shot doesn't look like a famine victim? Look how her shoulder bones stick out.


Blogger taylor said ... (4:41 PM) : 

very powerful collection, encapsulates all the seasons trends - love this collection's elegance with a sexual subtext


Blogger Kascha. said ... (5:26 PM) : 

who'd have thought he can do satin just as well as leather? then again, when he can make leather look as lustrous as satin, it's hardly a surprise.


Blogger michelle. said ... (1:38 AM) : 

Thank you Haider Ackermann for these badass set of bold and colourful ensembles



Blogger F (The Very Subjective) said ... (3:19 AM) : 

I love to see that I am not the only one who thinks the show was definitely worth a post:

the haider ackermann thing!


Anonymous Maryanne said ... (10:13 AM) : 

claude montana meets ysl meets versace.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:03 PM) : 

I love your photos and the way they glorify bodies of different shapes and forms. So I am a bit surprised there is no comment about how thin the models are, they almost look thick! There is nothing sexy about all those bones.

If people like you would emphasize this aspect, and not just applaud the beauty of the collection, the being stick-thin obsession would maybe stop someday.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:49 PM) : 

What cleavage or erogenous zones? All I see is bones. It's rare that the models are so obscenely skinny that I can't even focus on the clothes. That one in blue looks like she has a terminal disease.


Blogger The Gourmet Traveller said ... (5:55 PM) : 

Gorgeous dresses, but golly - the women are soo skinny! It's painful to look at - almost takes away from the stunning colours.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:46 PM) : 

love the show, not sure about not healthy looking models


Blogger laverew said ... (9:23 AM) : 

to each their own, I did not like any of it.....


Blogger Frøken M said ... (10:26 AM) : 

Skin and bones...

But the drapings are beatiful.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:51 AM) : 

AAh! All that bare flesh!!


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:44 PM) : 

beautyful dresses, wonderful way of playing with materials - but still i get sick when i see this anorexic bodies!


Anonymous Miss C said ... (3:32 PM) : 

I like the clothes (but I find the models very ugly, I have to admit).


Anonymous Ribbed Robes said ... (1:33 AM) : 

It was a great show, All the girls will beautiful ans attractive clothes are looking gorgeous and sexy.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:39 PM) : 

This looks ok on super thin catwalk models, but its definitely not a wearable look for real life...not my favourite!


Blogger Claud said ... (9:40 AM) : 

I must agree. I especially like the hipbone part. Genius.


Blogger eloise in berlin said ... (3:37 AM) : 

oooooh yes, totally agree, it's an absolute stunner. Makes me want to wear everything!


Anonymous Sanna said ... (7:07 PM) : 

I was gonna say on the later posts that models are looking healthier, then i saw these images and nope, still keeping the anorexic ones. Disappointing.


Anonymous Jennifer Smith said ... (1:40 AM) : 

Im so loving the colors. and i agree the brights with the leather really look good.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:49 PM) : 

They are too skinny its scary. As a follower of fashion, am not really against the model figure but the models in this show look distastefully thin. Great collection though.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:20 AM) : 

I couldn't pay attention to the clothes. I don't understand how you can all be there discussing the style of these garments, and claim them to be sexy and beautiful. Maybe on other women. All I see is bones and insanity.


Blogger Vivian said ... (10:41 AM) : 

interesting... What is that silky, silky stuff? It's so nice.


Anonymous Sartor Resartus said ... (4:58 PM) : 

Non merci.


Anonymous Ia ♥ said ... (2:26 PM) : 

Love the the colours and the mixture of "harsh" leather and silky smooth silk(?). Though I can agree with the comments about the model's being too skinny. Nothing but skin and bones. But I think the clothes look more beautiful on that kind of bodyshape, instead of on a more "real" woman.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:53 PM) : 

The clothes are OK, but the models - I was speechless, how can it be seen as sexy? These girls seriously need help. Although... I don't think the clothes with these cuts would be wearable for anyone with even minimal curves. Altogether - a big NO.


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