A dark affair with Haute Couture in Venice
We all know what the September issue means to all magazines, especially to Vogue, the bible to the Autumn/Winter season, and Vogue Italia made sure it was one. The issue chose to feature Haute Couture and only it. Many designers were chosen including, Giambattista Valli and Atelier Versace but this one caught my eye, not only because its Dolce & Gabbana, but how often do we get to see Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda, since it is kept so secretive.
This editorial photographed by Craig McDean and styled by Tabitha Simmons is set in a grand Venitian palace featuring models Karen Elson and Ava Smith. A dark and mysterious setting "Beyond the Dream" evokes an interest which invites you into the unknown world of Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda into the 17th century. The one of a kind pieces from AW 2014 collection include digitally printed ball gowns, a lace dress which is synonymous with the Italian fashion house, corsets and veils, a coat and cape with embroided flowers, jewellery form their high end line, romantic lace gowns, masks and a wedding dress. Start dreaming because its a beautiful romance...
All photos from swide.com