"One often finds oneself searching for meaning at the Parisian haute couture shows. Not meaning in the clothes – they’re loaded heavy with themes. Haute couture is rarely subtle. It’s quite often camp – as Susan Sontag said: “Camp is the spirit of extravagance. Camp is a woman walking around in a dress made of three million feathers.” That’s a thrice-daily occurrence at couture."

For all those who have asked, here are my thoughts on the winter 2013 couture season, via The Independent

"To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail."

Giorgio Armani