Elie Saab has clearly established itself as a red carpet label, which means that every season, you can be sure to see gorgeous gown after gorgeous gown. However, when it comes down to it, that's really all Elie Saab is: gorgeous gown after gorgeous gown. It can become, quite honestly, boring and uninspiring. The world has enough red carpet events, and in the end, the runway is for fashion. I initially loved Elie Saab for its gowns, but after several seasons, I felt like I was watching Elie Saab shows on repeat. So Elie Saab's Fall 2011 couture collection was like a breath of fresh air. Icy cold fresh air, to be exact. It was red carpet ready, yes; but there was just enough lightness, a sense of creativity, and a mastery of embellishment to satisfy the fashion crowd. Saab first started with beautiful icy blue, with crystalline sparkle to match:
Watch the entire show here.
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