Stéphane Rolland

Spring-Summer 2014 – Experimenting with a wide variety of different shapes and taking ‘colour pop’ to the extreme this season was Stéphane Rolland and his Haute Couture collection.

Epitomising what we’ve come to expect from a Haute Couture collection, sharp tailoring clashed with smooth, floaty drapery and evoked strong images of femininity and power. Furthermore, the combination of the floaty fabric and the sharp, three-dimensional detail added to the collection’s daring, edgy quality.

Despite the fact that the dresses were beautifully sculptured and reflected a clear interest in geometry and architecture,  it was the use of the canary yellow shades that provided the collection with its obvious, stand-out quality. The fact that the series of bright yellow dresses were so beautiful only made Stéphane Rolland’s use of the notoriously difficult colour that extra bit commendable.

With a series of gowns that embodied a real sense of artistry and craftsmanship, Stéphane Rolland’s collection was bold, daring and an absolute sensation. Surely, Haute Couture can’t get much better than this?

 

Orla

Written by Orla Wallis

Currently in her final year at De Montfort University studying Journalism and Film. With a lifelong love affair with both fashion and the written word, Orla will move to London after she graduates and become a successful fashion journalist


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