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Alexandre Vauthier Fall 2012 Couture

Alexandre Vauthier is the man who puts the Haute into Haute Couture.

For his Fall 2012 Couture collection the designer served up a colour palette of mostly white and gold with touches of taupe in the mix, which included his signature sexy dresses, gowns and sharp jumpsuits.

If a look wasn’t gold it was dripping in gold with gold chains, gold Swarovski Elements or gold heels.

As always, he leaves very little to the imagination with hip-high slits, deep plunging necklines and ultra mini dresses with thigh-high slits, which are adored by the likes of Rihanna.

We saw many peplums for Fall 2012 ready-to-wear, so I wasn’t surprised to see this popular trend continue at Alexandre Vauthier.

One of my many favourite pieces was the gold laser-cut lace long-sleeve top with a plunging neckline paired with matching pants and matching Louboutins. I would love to see this on a brunette – Penelope Cruz, Cobie Smulders or Bérénice Marlohe would have me salivating if they hit the red carpet wearing this look.

The couturier and shoe maestro Christian Louboutin continue their working relationship as we saw an updated version of the popular ‘Bis Un Bout’ with white or gold toe-caps with a gold heel.

Boots with an asymmetrical slant and t-bar sandals also came courtesy of Monsieur Louboutin.

I believe JLo, Beyonce and Lady Gaga will be in a three-way fight for the final look; a gold bodysuit fully embellished with beads, rhinestone, glass fringes and Swarovksi Elements.

I hope Beyonce wins.

Click here to see the full collection.

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles, Kylie Minogue, Penelope Cruz, Jessie J, Angelina Jolie, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Blake Lively and Bérénice Marlohe.

Credit: Vogue.it & close up images belong to Red Carpet Fashion Awards

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9 Responses to Alexandre Vauthier Fall 2012 Couture

  1. Marybeth July 5, 2012 at 17:29 #

    Penelope Cruz? Probably not, but that would be fantastic! (Well, we can dream, can’t we?)

    I can’t wait to see who DOES wear these. I really like the collection as a whole.

  2. Carol July 5, 2012 at 17:29 #

    Perfect. I always love his collections. I really don’t care who wears it as long as they werk it!

    • Fashion Critic July 5, 2012 at 17:36 #

      “I really don’t care who wears it as long as they werk it!” – Very good point

    • MEME July 5, 2012 at 18:47 #

      +1

  3. Joan July 5, 2012 at 17:30 #

    I didnt know this designer before, but im realy impressed by this collection.

    I adore the white dress with the high tigh split cant wait to see it worn on the red carpet!

    • Christine July 6, 2012 at 01:15 #

      +1

  4. Alina July 5, 2012 at 17:47 #

    GORGEOUS COLLECTION!

    I simply adore the third gown you’ve posted (my favourite from this collection). Andreea Diaconu (the model) WORKS IT!

    I agree with you. Beyonce needs to wear the final look.

  5. Yeliz July 5, 2012 at 18:07 #

    This collection is stunning. My favourites are Look #16 and #24.
    I also hope that Beyonce gets to wear the final look.

  6. EmmaWoodhouse July 7, 2012 at 22:45 #

    Not my style at all, a lot of the looks were too revealing.

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