Ready-to-Wear Autumn Winter 2012 - 2013 Fashion Show
Urban and perfectionist, the ELIE SAAB woman conquers with restraint in suits with nipped waists and precise lines.
Lean, structured daywear includes meticulously constructed peplum skirts, trousers in caviar tweed or a ‘butterfly’ blouse in satin and chiffon, in a palette of anthracite, ash, sand and empire green.
Dresses have marked waists, from shifts in crêpe georgette to silhouettes with body-skimming panels and cut-out details.
Architectural belted coats in gray cashmere give way to more dramatic pieces, including a cape in black wool panne or more voluminous, wildly elegant coats in fox fur or larch green mink.
By way of contrast, cobweb lace inserts bring a touch of graphic chic to collars, necklines and sleeves; a print casts bronze-tinged branches onto delicate chiffon.
For evening, she slips into embroidered sheaths illuminated by matte gold sequins and crystals. Light pours over her: metallic reflections echo silver, opaline and pearly translucence. She shines like moonglow