The Spero Villioti Couture 2011 collection is very much inspired by Johannesburg city and South Africa as the backdrop to the city.
The vibrant, rich, golden sunsets have been intertwined into the collection through the strong yet elegant presence of golden fabrics contrasted by delicate shades of silver, representing the grey, rainy summer days and the city’s altogether glorious thunder storms and showers. The inherent reflective properties of some of the fabrics used in the collection are reminiscent of the reflective windows clothing the city’s skyscrapers. The city’s rich history, embedded in the discovery of precious metals and other uniquely South African treasures, are also woven into the various pieces imitating a sense of joy and life within each piece. Continue reading
Having completed training and then beginning his career as a designer in England; leading Johannesburg based haute couture designer Spero Villioti has had the privilege of being present at some of the world's most exclusive and coveted fashion shows and events. This week he shares with us some of his most memorable experiences both on the international and local scene. If you are a avid fashion lover may want to diarise these events in your own calendar...
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A confident woman is always the most beautiful, no matter her shape or size. In celebration of women and their beauty this week we take a look at some of the king of South African couture’s favourite styles for a glamorous night out. Mr Villioti sees beauty in every single woman even if she cannot see it for herself. “I don’t like fashion that demeans woman at all.”
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When winter comes around it’s time to snuggle up in something warm to brave the cold. How do you stay warm yet still look simply stylish this winter? South African couture king Spero Villioti shares some of the top colour suggestions for a tasteful winter wardrobe.
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Fashions Finest and Flawed Trends
“It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.” - Yves Saint Laurent
“Feminine, delicate, beautiful fashions are my favourite trends,” comments Spero Villioti. When it comes to choosing which trends to follow from season to season there is often much uncertainty on what to do and what not to do.
Here are some tips from a professional…
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RENOWNED SOUTH AFRICAN DESIGNER SPERO VILLIOTI INVITED TO PRESENT A GUEST LECTURE AT TOP INTERNATIONAL FASHION SCHOOL, PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN NEW YORK.
Spero Villioti Couture is dressing Ursula Stapelfeldt Chikane on this week's episode of Top Billing. For a sneak preview of the one of a kind couture dress click to: http://www.topbilling.com/articles/Ursula's-Gold-Dress.html?articleID=822
Catch the this week's episode at 19h30 exclusively on SABC 3
SPERO VILLIOTI COUTURE DRESSES JO ANN STRAUSS FOR TOP BILLING
For all Spero Villioti Couture fashion lovers we hope you were watching Top Billing again this week. Jo Ann was dressed in a floral printed silk evening dress from the 2011 Spero Villioti Couture collection.
If you missed this week's episode and didn't get the chance to see Jo Ann in this one of a kind Spero Villioti Couture creation there is no need to fret. You can take a look at the pics of Jo Ann in the dress online at:
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[Posted 05 October 2011]
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