Galia Lahav’s inspiration this season comes from an unlikely source: The world of perfumery. The Israeli designer developed “a fascination with the process of selecting each bud, petal, herb and leaf to create the perfect fragrance.” But how does one take the elusive medium of scent, and transform it into a means of visual expression like fashion? “Envisioning the invisible leads to fantasy,” she explains, “and visions of a mystical night garden where rare florals bloom and the world’s finest scents come to life slowly evolved.” This abstract inspiration manifests as an ethereal, layered collection of gowns constructed with gossamer tulles, fine laces and intricate embroidery.
The styling this season is sweetly feminine. A diaphanous sequined lace and organza robe is wrapped at the waist