World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

"For me a corset represents the toughness of a woman," explained Versace.

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

Versace - the Italian label kicked off the Fall/Winter 2015/2016 season of Haute Couture Week in Paris, with a showcase that departed from its usual edginess. Instead Donatella Versace opted for a softer, sinewy, feminine look that was "out of her comfort zone", unveiling a more muted palette of dove grey, light turquoise and baby pink dresses made from layers of exquisite material like threaded georgette, cobwebby lace and frayed chiffon.

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 
The soft waves of fabric were accented with Swarovski crystals, complimented with seven-inch platform shoes or knee high boots, and embellished with boned corsets which were often transparent and covered with jewels.

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

The fashion show was held at the Palais Brongniart, which used to house the Parisian stock exchange, and featured an elaborate runway of 30-metre long glass case housing 25,000 freshly cut orchids.

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

 

World fashion FLASHBACK 2015: Atelier Versace Fall Winter 2015/16 Collection

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