March 12, 2009

Elie Saab Fall 2009

Elie Saab’s Fall 2009 presentation, gave us the expect – long sophisticated red carpet gowns, plus a different approach to elegant day-wear with graphic cuts, silk prints and structured lines, all with his signature glamour. Long, lean looks in monochrome and two-tone, present a modern silhouette.

One-shouldered pieces were a major themes of the collection, appearing on gowns and day dresses mostly with one long sleeve.

An Elie Saab collection would not be complete without a bit of bling, and he kept Beyonce happy with some gorgeous heavily embellished gowns, she will go gaga over.

The colour palette was a mix of wintery whites, silvery greys, black, dusty blue and celadon green

It wasn’t all about the gowns and day-wear, Elie also presented skinny pants, bolero’s, and cocoon shaped coats.

The collection is accessorized with strong geometric necklaces, cuffs, armloads of bracelets and a single gloved hand.


In Kristen Stewart's Closet - Balenciaga Dress

In Kristen Stewart’s Closet – Balenciaga Dress

Star Magazine's 1st Annual Young Hollywood Issue

Star Magazine’s 1st Annual Young Hollywood Issue

7 Responses to Elie Saab Fall 2009

  1. Anna March 12, 2009 at 8:38 pm #

    I am not a big fan of the one sleeve gowns – it just feels like something is too much or too little.

    I do however love the embellished pieces.

    And, for some reason I can really picture Angelina Jolie in the teal dress pictured top second from the left…

  2. Sarah March 12, 2009 at 8:38 pm #

    Beautiful, but he’s definitely not pushing the envelope here…

  3. Ling March 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm #

    Gorgeous dresses, but nothing really stands out for me. I can see a lot of these appearing on the red carpet with little or no modifications needed.

  4. drinkupthefashion March 12, 2009 at 7:15 pm #

    i really enjoyed this show. 🙂 just viewed it.

  5. ber March 12, 2009 at 6:57 pm #

    That hairstyle was popular this season.

  6. Nik March 12, 2009 at 6:15 pm #

    Is this a time machine to the forties? Because last time I checked, white washing is so pase’.

    What the heck did they do to Chanel Iman?

    So much for an that all-black Vogue Italia, only to end up with a lack of diversity on the runways.

  7. Anonymous March 12, 2009 at 6:12 pm #

    I can really se Dita Von Teese and that all black embellished gown, she would look great in it.

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