Fashion Week El Paseo: Michael Costello Couture Presents

Palm Springs native showcases new collection to standing-room-only crowd

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VIDEO: Watch the Michael Costello Couture designs at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2015. Audio prohibited by copyright restrictions.

 

 

Sexy, sophisticated, and beautiful, Michael Costello’s creations celebrating modern women seem inspired by the heavens.

Palm Springs native Costello introduced his Spring/Summer 2015 Collection to the hometown crowd at Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo on March 25.

• For a photo gallery of the show, visit Fashion Week El Paseo.

A standing-room-only crowd assembled under The Big White Tent to watch his fiercely feminine noire assortment. It’s no wonder the design world’s current darling is dressing the hottest celebrities of the moment, from Beyoncé to Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. Costello delivers.

 

Michaek Costello's collection of concentrated color schemes focused on shades of black, white, and silver.

 

His collection of concentrated color schemes focused on shades of black, white, and silver, leaving a dramatic impression filled with luxury concepts. Deco, disco, ’70s, ’80s, French, Euro, and rock fused into a striking evening wardrobe to rival that of the finest international ateliers. The plunging back lines and significant cutouts left much to the imagination without compromising the magic, romance, and powerful feminine spirit of the designs.

This season’s collection marks an evolution of the cocktail and evening gown as it moves with ease from the club to black-tie events. Also en vogue were leather highlights. Gladiator-style, criss-crossed, thigh-high boots also offered an avant-garde look.

 

The plunging back lines and significant cutouts left much to the imagination without compromising the magic.

 

Musical influences from the heyday of the video age combined with contemporary influences to pay tribute to the likes of icons such as Grace Slick, Prince, Michael Jackson, and Madonna, with leather and lace, jumpsuits, and printed caftans.

In addition to his Fashion Week El Paseo appearances, Costello’s glowing success at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York and his subsequent show in the Salon at the Lincoln Center in February 2015 have cemented Costello’s reputation as a fashion innovator.

Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo, a Palm Springs Life event, continues through March 28 under The Big White Tent on Larkspur Lane between Shadow Mountain and El Paseo. Visit www.fashionweekelpaseo.com for specific shows and event details.

 

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