For Fall 2014 Couture, Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad presented elegantly cut evening gowns with an Art Deco twist.
The Jazz Age was certainly inspiration, and Murad’s sophisticated and sparkling couture recalled the era of Madeleine Vionnet – when the flattering drape of her creations revolutionized the fashions of the upper crest. Realized for the modern era, this glamorous style was updated with geometric beading, undulating wave patterns and highly saturated prints. The lithe fit of his body-conscious gowns enhanced the silhouette of his presentation – even the more fluid looks were tight around the hips, and sliced up the thigh. Murad repeated the one-shoulder dress style on both maxi and mini dresses, but really got it right with a long silver version. Great beading, great palette, and great fit made this classically couture collection a sophisticated choice for the red carpet. Although Murad stayed well within his established aesthetic, his formula continues to work, which proves the timeless nature of his talent.
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