From Hollywood to Bollywood, Ralph & Russo Has the Red Carpet Covered
Zendaya came out to see the British luxury label's fall 2017 Couture outing in Paris.
Talk about making an entrance and an exit. Ralph and Russo, the British luxury label designed by Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, nabbed Zendaya for their front-row fall 2017 couture show on Monday evening in Paris.
The actress-singer-dancer wore a white off-shoulder peplum top and skirt from the spring 2017 couture collection and Chopard jewels, arriving fashionably late with stylist Law Roach to take her seat at the very last minute. Zendaya wore a vivid pink Ralph & Russo halter gown to the Los Angeles premiere of Spider-Man: Homecoming just last week.
Roach wasn’t the only stylist there; Tara Swennen, who works with Kristen Stewart, among others, was also front and center, and enthused on her Instagram account about the show. “If you don’t know them, I suggest you start paying attention now,” she wrote of Ralph & Russo.
The house was founded in 2007 and is the first British label in 100 years to be invited to show on the official Paris haute couture schedule. The brand’s hyper-femininity, always with an edge, has attracted the likes of Angelina Jolie, Beyonce and Sheikha Mozah of Qatar.
The fall 2017 couture collection was an embarrassment of red-carpet riches, from a cap-sleeve, plunge-front gown with downy white feather details to a petal pink strapless mermaid hem gown with sculptural blooms on the skirt and arms to a disco-delicious gunmetal sequin high-low dress that would be perfect for a young pop star. There was something for everyone — Hollywood royalty and real royalty.
Power stylist Elizabeth Saltzman came over for London to style the show, adding '60s touches such as mod drum-majorette hats and go-go boots.
For a finale, the designers enlisted Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor to be their bride and she took her time, wowing the crowd with her showstopping walk.