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Matthew Christopher What Women Want
Tipping the scale of innovation is notorious must-watch Matthew Christopher. Thanks to a sumptuous new line of glammed-out couture gowns deemed “What Women Want,” Christopher delivers just that – a sweet and sexy pairing of Baroque-like embellishments with a dazzling sense of multi-dimensional modernity.
gracious antiquity
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Much to the die-hard romantic’s delight, comes a fashion-laden parade of modified trumpet and A-line dresses replete with chapel-length train variations.
With not one, but two silk wrap-around sashes, ‘Sasha’ spares no indulgence. Clandestine details include embroidered floral sprays and elegant ribbon marquis motifs
In case of a swept-off-your-feet emergency, enter ‘Esprit’ – an aerodynamic, modified A-line stunner cloaked in body-skimming taffeta and charmeuse panels
‘Zephyr’ is a tour-de-force to be reckoned with – a mystical pathway of covered buttons and asymmetrical accents compliment the breath-taking crystal embroidery
spatial radiance
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Exquisite craftsmanship pays homage to moon-bathed skies and star-doused planetariums as the following gowns spin their way into texturized seventh heaven.
A landscape of shimmering sequins spans the plane of ‘Calyx’s’ form-fitting bodice and cascading sheath. Indulgent accents include tapestry-like patterning and a scalloped sweetheart neckline
The otherworldly ‘Celestial’ is bedecked in two ornate brooches and a nostalgic chiffon train - three-dimensional flowers and molded shoulders claim their place within a contemporary context
Donning an oversized Alice in Wonderland-esque bloom, faith and fortune fuse to form a dream-drenched ball gown of silk shantung petal accents
heirloom twist
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Courtly aspirations and mythological revelry come to life as each one-of-a-kind design reveals yet another facet to love’s infinite probabilities.
Silk satin and organza ‘Katerina’ features silk duchess ribbons gathered by a stunning pop of brooch. Crystalline embroidery helps to frame a low sultry back
The glassy iridescence of ‘Opaline’ is the result of silk shantung fabrics matched with swirling crystal scrollwork, a corset-like bodice, and sculptural seaming
‘Eternity,’ a silk charmeuse trumpet gown encircled by three graduated bands of silver beading, whispers of a long-awaited Tolkien union
star-gazers
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Illuminated sophistication paints a constellation of architectural and naturalistic beauty with this playful take on alt-femme chic.
‘Sakura’ is a silk duchess knock-out showered in stylized chiffon pink-and-white blossoms along glittering silver branches
‘White Lighting’ shows off a striking sheath silhouette flickering with storm-singed detailing – a voluptuous strapless sweetheart neckline and electric bits of crystal and ribbon
Just like its silver-screen counterpart, ‘Hayworth,’ embodies iconic sensuality – think floral-embroidered empire bodice, chiffon neckline, and low emboldened back