March 5, 2018

The Five Must See Paris Fall Shows

Paris Fall Shows Prima Darling

 Paris had a stellar week with some of the strongest collections of the season. Here, Prima Darling’s picks for the absolute five, must see Paris fall shows. Continue reading “The Five Must See Paris Fall Shows”

January 25, 2018

The Valentino Couture Collection That Changes Everything

Valentino Couture Prima Darling

Couture collections usually live in their own rarefied world. This self-contained microcosm of fashion sustains itself with prestige, wealthy corporate owners and a small but ultra elite clientele. Continue reading “The Valentino Couture Collection That Changes Everything”

December 30, 2016

PD’s Favorite Fashion Moments of 2016

Screen Shot 2016-12-20 at 11.46.28 PM Today I reviewed every Prima Darling post since its inception last June in search of what I deem the 10 most significant fashion posts of 2016, or more accurately the last half of the year. Continue reading “PD’s Favorite Fashion Moments of 2016”

October 3, 2016

At Valentino a Triumph for Pierpaolo Piccioli

Valentino, image vogue.com
Valentino, image vogue.com

Pierpaolo Piccioli’s first solo show for Valentino, since he and his longtime partner in design Maria Grazia Chiuri parted ways in July, was a triumph. The success of the two as co-designers for the house is undeniable; together they made Valentino one of the hottest designer brands in the world. After the show over the weekend it’s clear the house is in safe hands with Piccioli at the helm. Continue reading “At Valentino a Triumph for Pierpaolo Piccioli”

August 10, 2016

Minimalism Versus Maximalism

Celine vogue.com right Gucci vogue.com
Celine vogue.com                                                      Gucci vogue.com

This fall there are two distinct camps to consider: the minimalist and the maximalist. Gucci of course is leading the charge for the more is more aesthetic, while the quieter minimalist line up with Celine and The Row. Continue reading “Minimalism Versus Maximalism”

June 24, 2016

Quelle Surprise!

Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 10.26.53 AM

The big news as of late yesterday is the apparent appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri as artistic director of Dior. The position has been vacant since Raf Simon’s surprise exit last October. The move will put an end to the long and wildly successful creative partnership Chiuri shared with Pierpaolo Piccioli as co-creative directors at Valentino. Continue reading “Quelle Surprise!”