Updated: May 2
BY MICHAEL FOUST, PHOTO-JOURNALIST, DE MODE (FRANCE)
Fashion Week Studio Paris 2020 show was conducted on February 28 & 29, 2020 at The Ritz, Paris. Miriam Budet opened the show at 11:00 am on February 28 by her amazing Ready-To-Wear collection, which was then followed by globally-recognized designer brands Laura Doha, RuaRua and Yolancris. The second day i.e. on February 29, designer brand Darkmoth Industry opened the show with their Avante Guarde collection followed by designer brands House of Solana, Quiteria Atelier, Vivian Moawad, Naurah USA, Gullermo Garcia, Christopher Korey, Festim Isufi and Salvatore Pappacena.
Scroll down below to explore the 39 best outfits that were spotted at the show by the lens of our amazing fashion runway photographer, Michael Foust.
1. Laura Doha (Doha, Qatar)
Laura.. A leading brand in the world of the abaya industry, presented by Fashion Week Studio at their 2020 Paris show, was launched in 2006 at the hands of a group of international experiences in design and implementation, combining precision, art and originality. However, social media was not available for marketing at the time as it is today, so our only dependence was on the factor of innovation, quality and perseverance in our work.
Laura Doha start was from Qatar, then they headed to the world stage, where their brand imposed itself as a difficult number in the fashion world, through their cooperation with international companies (French, Italian and Spanish). During the past ten years, "Laura" has become a milestone in the sewing of Gulf abayas. Their continuity later became parallel to international fashion lines, which led them to participate in the 2020 Fashion Week Studio Show in Paris.
Visit Laura Doha official website and order yourself an amazing outfit. CLICK HERE
2. Rua Rua (Munich, Germany)
RUA RUA A self-trained fashion designer Jenny Ananjan was conceived in Tbilisi and at the youthful age of 12, she was resolved to be a piece of the style business. In 1999 at 18 years old, she introduced her first assortment to the general population in Moscow. In 2017, with the help of her better half, she chose to establish style brand RUARUA in Munich, later she introduced ladies' couture assortment in 2018 at Tbilisi Fashion Week.
Atelier Rua Rua specializes in haute couture and ready-to-wear clothes and Accessories, using expensive fabrics, lace, detailed embroidery, pearls, crystals and silk threads. 80% is constructed by hand from start to finish, made from high-quality, expensive, often unusual fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques.
Visit RUA RUA official page and order yourself an amazing outfit. CLICK HERE
3. Yolancris (Barcelona, Spain)
With a family heritage dating back to 1985, when Mercedes, a pioneer in dressmaking and in the bridal business, in the year 2000, introduced her two daughters into the world of sewing, Yolanda Pérez aged 20 opens her first wedding dress store in Sabadell. In 2005, sisters Yolanda and Cristina create the brand Yolancris in Barcelona and start creating their own collections.
Yolancris outfits has been wore worldwide by many celebrities such as Christina Aguilera to make her awaited comeback in NBC’s The Voice, Kim Kardashian chose Yolancris for the bridesmaids’ dresses that Khloé, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie wore in the flamboyant wedding celebrated in Florence, Italy, Beyoncé wore Yolancris to receive the Video of the Year award at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Radio City Music Hall of New York, Lady Gaga wore Yolancris for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2016, where Bruno Mars and The Weeknd also performed in Paris, Shakira choose Yolancris and attends, with Gerard Piqué, to Lionel Messi and Antonella Rocuzzo’s wedding in Rosario, Argentina.
Many more exciting to know about the European brand, Yolancris. CLICK HERE
4. Darkmoth Industry (Denver, CO)
Learn more about the brand on https://darkm0thindustry.com/
5. Delvin McCray
Delvin McCray launched his eponymous brand in 2016, with the vision to make clothing to change the way people feel, utilizing couture techniques. Born and raised in Chicago, Delvin was trained in the fine arts from an early age, realizing his obsession with fashion as a teen. He completed his degree in Fashion Design at Columbia College Chicago where he received awards in several competitions such as The Richard Driehaus Design Initiative, The AGG Sustainable Fashion Show, The Stanley Paul Foundation Scholarship, The Chicago Fashion Foundation Fashion Competition, and Autohaus: Launch Driving Fashion Forward Competition.
Lead by his love for the craft, Delvin studied under a master tailor for a few years and then under a master corset maker in London. Following in the footsteps of couturiers that he admired, he also was trained in couture beadwork, a significant element of the brand. Today, Delvin runs his business from his showroom located in Bridgeport, offering luxury retail and striking couture garments and bespoke suits with the highest skill. His private clientele notes his attention to detail and exquisite fabric selection from all over the world.
To learn more about Delvin McCray, visit his official brand website https://www.delvinmccray.com/
6. House Of Solana (United States)
House of Solana is a plus-size clothing brand founded by Designer Sasha Walton. Explore more of her amazing work on her brand's Official Instagram: @houseofsolana
7. Quiteria Atelier (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Quiteria Kekana hosted his first solo fashion show in Paris on Saturday, making Mzansi proud. The designer, who founded Quiteria Atelier, showed his line The Dragon's Den at the Fashion Week Studio Show in Paris. Actress Nandi Mbatha and Tessa Twala closed for the designer, who dressed Beyonce for her Global Citizen performance in 2018.
Follow their official Instagram Page, https://www.instagram.com/quiteria_atelier1/
8. Vivian Moawad (Alexandria Governorate, Egypt)
VIVIAN MOAWAD, Founder of the clothing line, Vivian Moawad was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt. Vivian was a Finance major; she then shifted careers to pursue her passion in fashion. She took courses at Marangoni Fashion Design and thus, her career in fashion began. Vivian focuses on displaying the beauty of the female form, while empowering the wearer herself.
Talking about the brand, it's a women’s brand designed and made with love in Egypt.
Vivian Moawad, is an attainable aprés midi, sensual women’s wear clothing line that combines timeless elegance and femininity. Each design uses only the best high quality fabrics and is handmade in Alexandria, Egypt, paying vigorous attention to quality and craftsmanship. Vivian Moawad is designed for those who seek something unique and rare, who recognize well-crafted quality, and who are inspired by the story behind what they’re wearing. Carefree and effortlessly beautiful; this is the heart of the Vivian Moawad’s brand. Established in the summer of 2015 by Vivian herself, the brand is designed for every kind of woman. Edgy, yet elegant, Vivian Moawad puts an emphasis on quality, while maintaining a fashion-forward aesthetic. The versatility of Vivian Moawad’s pieces is highlighted by their wearer. Designed to suit their personality, Vivian Moawad is the ultimate promoter for your individual style. “Wear it like a Vivian”!
Visit Vivian Moawad's official website and order yourself an amazing outfit. CLICK HERE
9. Naurah USA
Naurah USA is an Indo-Western ready to wear and custom made clothing line launched by Ayesha Khanna, a internationally recognized choreographer and the Founder & Director of Bollywood Funk NYC Dance school. The brand was launched in 2017 with the vision to expand and diversify from the original Indian Couture line based in India since 2001.
Having lived in New York for over a decade but with her roots in India, Ayesha dabbled with the desire to create a brand that fuses her love for fusion, whether it be in dance or fashion. She realized that the general perception about the Indian clothing is that is it heavy and can only be wore on occasions such as weddings or festivals. As an entrepreneur, living and working in NYC, she felt most women she met, chose to stick to dark colors and western ready to wear brands limiting traditional outfits to those "Once a year" festive occasions only. For years, she yearned to dress in beautiful outfits that reflected her Indian heritage but were practical for someone living in the US. She felt there was a gap that needed to filled.
FINALLY SHE CHOSE TO TRUST HER CREATIVE INSTINCTS TO CREATE A BRAND FOR THE PASSIONATE, INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN OF TODAY WHO ARE ALWAYS HUSTLING.
Each design they create, can be customized to some extend keeping the clients preferences in mind. They want their customers to feel proud wearing a piece that is exclusively made for them. With this goal in mind, Naurah USA strive to make every version of the original design a little different, better, lets just say more "You".
Follow NAURAH USA on Instagram - @naurahusa
10. Guillermo Garcia (Venezuela, South America)
Guillermo Garcia has earned his spotlight. Since the age of 11, the Venezuelan designer has had an intrinsic sixth sense that the sartorial world was meant for him; Madonna's illustrious conical bra corset being one of his most powerful inspirations. Needless to say, the works of his line are just as brilliant as this look which motivated him to create his modern art.
Follow Designer Guillermo Garcia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/byguillermogarcia
11. Christopher Korey (New York)
Christopher Korey is largely based on old Hollywood but with a much more modern fit. If you look at the glamour and style of old Hollywood and if you saw those people walking around today, they would look just as good as they did 50, 60 and 70 years ago. As a society we have gotten away from grace and glamour. Men and women no longer look their best they just look like everyone else. CK is trying to bring back some of what made that era and that look special. It’s really just about making everyone the best version of themselves and being the star of their own movie which is their life.
He also owns a real-estate company in New York. Amazed?
12. Festim Isufi (Pristina, Albanian Prishtinë, Serbia)
13. Salvatore Pappacena (Santa Maria CE, Italy)
Visit their Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/salvatorepappacenaatelier and follow Salvatore Pappacena on https://www.instagram.com/salvatore_pappacena_couture/
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