The Best of Haute Couture: Christian LacroixApril 29, 2010
Anyone who adores fashion in general and the works of Christian Lacroix in particular cannot deny his artistry to create stunning clothes, whether he uses an eclectic combination of colors or adopts a subdued mood and creates an entire collection out of somber blues and blacks. You will love the haute couture of Lacroix more for the bright colors, which is made even more impressive with his theatrical style influenced by his history in theater.
A-list celebs who wear Christian Lacroix
Christian Lacroix is a big success in the catwalk, with supermodels showcasing his finest collections for different seasons. From the runway, Christain Lacroix also made buzz in the red carpet, with A-list celebrities wearing his gowns and haute couture creations. For the Golden Globes Awards in 2010, Diane Kruger was seen wearing a textural gown by Christian Lacroix, which is noted for its changing color, from deep fuchsia on top to lighter pink down to its length. In different Hollywood events, celebrities like Eva Mendes, Natalie Portman, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Katie Holmes were also spotted wearing a fab Christian Lacroix.
Since opening his own designer house in 1987, Lacroix has been one of pillars of the fashion industry and a favorite of major celebs like Christina Aquilera. A few highlights of his career include:
• launching the Bazar line in 1994
• launching first line of floral perfumes in 1999
• launching a children’s line in 2001
• launching a lingerie and men’s wear line in 2004