CHRISTIAN DIOR kicks off Couture Fashion Week kicks off on Monday with its first Couture collection since Galliano's dismissal in February. Sure to set the tone for the future of the house, it will be the first Christian Dior Couture collection not overseen by the legendary designer in 15 years.Source: Vogue.co.uk
On Tuesday Giorgio Armani Privé and Givenchywill take to the catwalk, followed by Chanel which is scheduled to show at 10pm that night. Thursday will see beautiful, new creations from Valentino,Elie Saab and Jean Paul Gaultier.
One of the highlights of the week will take place on Thursday, when Azzedine Alaia will make a highly-anticipated return to Fashion Week - unveiling a host of "semi-couture designs". The designer traditionally only presents his collections to a handful of editors and buyers at private appointments and no pictures are released.