Zuhair Murad Couture FALL/WINTER 2023-2024 collection aptly titled "MIDNIGHT SCENT" with the references to the beauty of the night with its subdued illumination
By Nermin A.
Look 6 from Zuhair Murad FW23–24 couture collection
The third day of Paris haute Couture week had a strong poetic vibe as celebrated Lebanese fashion designer Zuhair Murad presented his FW23–24 collection on July 5th. Contrary to his past Haute Couture Summer 2023 show that was staged in a bright colour scheme of summer meadow, flower gardens and celebrating the art of macramé, for fall 2023 Murad surprises us by embracing the elegance of black, defying his natural desire to create collections full of vivid and rich hues.
Zuhair Murad Couture FALL/WINTER 2023-2024 collection
This represented a key turning point for the couturier as he sought to turn this restriction into a new path that would open up the limitless expanse of the nocturnal domain.
an homage to the grandeur and beauty of roses, as this pattern adorned wedding dress (right page) and its theme is presented in many other highly embellished outfits.
Reflecting on the history of the Maison, the finale underlines the designer's masterful touch; paying hommage to the tradition while keeping his mind in the present.
This seemingly effortless pairing is the reason for Zuhair Murad's international popularity and the reason why his dresses are so well-suited for red carpets in LA, French Riviera, or dynastic wedding ceremonies.
Murad's couture looks do not replicate history; rather, his couture proposes casual elegance that captures the freedom and all the modern opportunities.
The voluminous cape, distinct from the bubble taffeta fabric often paired with a corset or a majestic black rose on a velvet bodice or an opulent skirt adorned with a motif of roses in fil coupé jacquard.
The collection exudes an aura of medieval opulence, blending whimsical gothic elements with a distinctly modern flair.