You Should Know : Designer Alexandre Vauthier

Designer Alexandre Vauthier is giving new heights to shoulders thanks to inventive silhouettes and a ‘more is more’ attitude:

The Paris based couturier and former head designer for Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture has already found fans in Rihanna and Monica, who flock to his awe inspiring and conversation starting pieces. He unveiled his first collection in January 2009, and has since had two other couture shows:

His signature style plays with extremes, marrying bold shoulders with even bolder plunging necklines:

His summer 2010 Couture collection featured lots of primary colors like eye catching red, green, and blue.

He reminds me of a new age Balmain. I love it!

The young talent was up for a prestigious ANDAM award to establish his own couture house in Paris. Though he didn’t take home the final prize, I still think he has tremendous potential.

See more of his designs here. He’s one to watch.

What do you think?


Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style magazine in the world.

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