Haute Couture: Georges Hobeika SS15

I’ve been in love with his designs for years. There really are no words to describe how creative Georges Hobeika truly is. For those of you who are unaware of who he is, Hobeika is a Lebanese fashion designer of haute couture and ready-to-wear clothing. I became acquainted with his work when he came down to Sri Lanka a few years ago for a fashion show.

I did a review of one of his collections sometime last year (Monet’s Midnight Stroll) and so this would be my second but first for Spring and Summer 2015. Hobeika showcased his latest designs at Paris Couture Week and here are a few of my favourites!

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You’d notice that his entire collection consists of full and knee length gowns and dresses. It’s easy to admit that he hardly ever designs pants. His love for somber and soft shades are also once again highlighted. As for the silhouettes, I find that the full bloom effect complements the coming Spring season and is therefore far more than ideal and appealing.

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I’d describe the collection as utterly and entirely feminine – dainty like and sweet unlike some of the other collection showcased by fashion designers this season. I also absolutely love the intricate detailing in each of his designs, be the florals or the sparkles.

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Hobeika has a liking towards using crepe and silk chiffon to create both captivating and sensual silhouettes for the ideal woman in mind. I find that this is also what makes his designs stand out from the rest.

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I’d like to know what your thoughts are on this collection – comment below and let me know!

Xoxo

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Monet’s Midnight Stroll

For Fall-Winter 2014/15, Georges Hobeika, inspired by the timeless work of Claude Monet, paints a woman of grace from the fantasy of dreams.

The main gal
The main gal

Ever since he first showcased a collection in the fall of 2010 in my hometown, I’ve been an ardent lover of his work. I believe he truly knows how to capture a woman’s shape and curves, and design evening gowns and dresses that highlight as well as accentuate their beauty in an elegant way. I’ve also come to notice that unlike mos designers whose work is far too extraordinary and extravagant for anything but the catwalk, Hobeika’s designs are classy, chic and simple.

Red haute
Red haute

I’m crazy over the colour palette for this year’s fall/winter collection. It’s far from being ideal for the season and as always the stunning detail in every design blows my mind. I have a fascination with designers whose work involves a great deal of detail. Georges Hobeika is one of them and I think he does it exceptionally well for a man.

A little bit of this and that
A little bit of this and that
Midnight blues
Midnight blues

Even though he’s apparently a late bloomer when it comes to being a fashion designer, he has the ability and creativity to capture a woman’s beauty and balance it perfectly with grace.

Georges Hobeika
Georges Hobeika