Tony Ward. Stardust Voyage Spring Summer 2023 Couture Collection
On January 23rd, the Tony Ward Couture Spring Summer 2023 Fashion Show took place in salle Orbe New York, at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, an architectural landmark dedicated to contemporary art.
Ethereal silhouette, constellation 3D embroidery, ultraviolet
Unexpected matter, gold and silver foil, molded into twinkling beaded stardust, silver galactic cascades, flashes of comets appliqu, Cameras flickering in all directions, catching the starlight reflected in the dresses.
The show is an homage to a couturier, Elie Ward, Tonys father who left us last Autumn.
The voyage of a star.
Celebrities, actresses, international press, fashion gurus, stylists and influencers came from the four corners of the world to discover the looks. Heart Evangelista, Diala Makki, Paola Turani, Mareva Marciano, Sylvie Tellier, Araya Hargate, Stephen and Deborah Hung and many more were among the famous faces spotted at the front row.
A bustling atelier, meticulous handwork, a Couture savoir fair mirrored in Vaporous iridescent fabrics; gazar iris, mousseline, organza pleated into sculptural clouds.
Celestial bustiers shaped of lurex thread 3D embroidered constellations
Infinite Twinkles. Nuances of gold and silver embroidered stars on a majestic wedding gown to close the show
Its a Stardust Voyage
The end of an era
The start of a new era.
Text and Photo: Press Tony Ward