In the enchanting twilight, as the moon itself graces the Palais de Tokyo, opulent revelries commence with the Elie SAAB Ready-to-Wear Spring/Summer 2024 fashion show. The ELIE SAAB woman, naturally chic and charismatic, embarks on a Mediterranean-inspired journey in pursuit of extravagant soirées that come alive under her nocturnal charm. Effortlessly, she moves through the tinkling glasses and relaxed gatherings, gracing dancefloors and lounging by the poolside.
The collection features breezy textures in vibrant hues and playful polka-dot interpretations, accentuating the dynamic lines and relaxed contours of elegant yet uncomplicated silhouettes. Bold monochromatic concoctions of “Cosmopolitan Pink” infuse a burst of flavor into cotton denim safari ensembles and wide-legged pantsuits. Coral Spritz-embroidered tulle engages in delightful conversations with delicate lace, giving rise to sheer youthful bralettes, camisoles, and long bodycon skirts adorned with intricate trims reminiscent of subtle effervescence. Borsalino hats, crafted with artisanal savoir-faire embodying the pinnacle of Italian excellence, are elevated with bubbly multi-colored silk scarves, catering to every fanciful whim.
The radiant ELIE SAAB woman is ever-prepared for moonlit gatherings, effortlessly transitioning from day to night in resplendent ensembles. Flowing open-back summer dresses, adorned with scalloped hemlines, exude a garden-fresh allure in oversized white English lace. Delicate wisps of citrus organza flowers bloom along the monochromatic hemlines of billowing silk bomber jackets. Chunky trompe-l’oeil sapphires, rubies, and platinum chains trace elegant white kaftans, accompanied by sleek capes. Beaded accents in “Spritz” and “Gin Blue” cascade down asymmetrical gowns featuring playful geometric cut-outs. Naturally, the soirée wouldn’t be complete without raffia leather platforms, mini top-handle bags, and extravagant gemstone jewelry.
by Alexandra Mas
photos by Marco Tassini