Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

What would a Jean Paul Gaultier Couture spring/summer 2015 collection be without his favorite muse, Conchita Wurst? As soon as the latest Eurovision winner stepped in, we knew the show was going to be exciting to say the least. After all, we’re combining a whole lot of controversial and adrenaline pumping elements here. Whereas it is already expected that Jean Paul Gaultier’s couture collections are far out of the ordinary, the presence of his last ready-to-wear fashion muse truly had us feeling like we’d be experiencing something entirely too thrilling.

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

The 62-year-old French Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter fashion designer has also been the creative director of Hermes from 2003 to 2010. Known as the enfant terrible of French fashion, we expected no less than his typically rebellious nature to show off on stage, knowing he could be very formal and yet add the unusual and playful to the scene as well. In the 1980s, his notoriety was increased with his cone-breasted designs, while his bustier-style dress woven by grass to resemble feathers certainly caught the attention of all those watching the fashion world. Of course, nothing can compare with his designs resembling human muscle and circulatory systems, nor his iconoclastic white lace designs combining a halo and mask into a fetish bondage-wear.

The Jean Paul Gaultier Couture spring/summer 2015 collection show in itself seemed to be in the form of a wedding, with dry ice giving way to a bride in a sexy silhouette, something that would not be out of place in a Lady Gaga music video. Those organza sleeves and train, as well as the veil under a rather interesting styling to the hair with all the curlers creating a wedding cake which in itself was topped off with little bride and groom figurines, definitely established that we are going to be seeing the strangely chic designs once again and perhaps should anticipate some of Jean Paul Gaultier’s incredibly imaginative twists to haute couture. He did leave us slightly disappointed though, as most of his designs had a gently fierce elegance to them, a combination of sweet and sour, sugar and spice.

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

We had everything from luxe black and cream satin tailoring to blood red snakeskin turned into a trench-dress with crystal studding. We had a full wedding theme with multiple designs to the white wedding dress, utilizing, tulle and organza, chiffon and imitation silks that did better in keeping the shapes. We don’t know of any brides willing to wear shear crystal studded midi length dresses, but cannot fault the designer for trying. Of course, what’s a wedding without the bride’s maids as well, pulling off the double entendre with equally prevalent white and red, the white side sleek and straight, while the pinkish red ruffled and given a rather large A-line hem? So many of the pieces seemed to have two faces; it is a trend that Gaultier seems to have gleefully created with his designs.

When it comes to trends, it appears that black and white are the designer’s start inspirations, with a touch of forest greens, pinkish red, as well as a touch of brownish red bricks. The shoes are either pumps or strappy sandals, either black or white, high stiletto heeled or flat. There was the bride and all the wedding guests, many of which seemed to be envious of the bride and stole her colors and her chiffon fabrics. It was a lavish party and it ended way too soon, though we certainly enjoyed Naomi Campbell’s forest nymph outfit at the end.

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Photos courtesy of Vogue UK

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