Talented young stylist Sandra Maurel presented her new Au Fil Du Temps dresses collection in the magic medieval setting of La Vignette Haute in Auribeau sur Siagne.
The gardens of La Vignette Haute, medieval castle and luxury hotel perched in Auribeau sur Siagne in the hills of Cannes hinterland, and its terrace lit by torches served as a backdrop to the fashion show by Mouginoise stylist Sandra Maurel who presented a part of her magnificent 2014 Au Fil Du Temps collection of evening, cocktail and wedding dresses.
Romance and Glamour
Graduated from design school Lycée des Métiers Les Coteaux in Cannes, Sandra Maurel continued her training in Haute Couture in Aline Buffet’s workshops in Cannes. After having enhanced her expertise in haute couture, Sandra created her own brand Sandra Maurel Stylist. She offers each year a new themed collection: Les 4 Saisons, Les 4 Elements, Les 7 Pechés Capitaux, La Vie de Château, bringing women in a world of romance and glamour.
Unique handmade models
Each of her evening or cocktail and wedding gowns is a unique model, custom made and handcrafted in her Mougins workshop. The stylist favors natural and fluids materials like silk organza, tulle, decorated with lace and embroidery and often adorned with motifs of Swarovski crystals.
Her creations have paraded across France and Europe and Sandra Maurel is a partner of the Miss Côte d’Azur elections organized the Miss France Official committee. In her workshop-showroom in Mougins, women can give free rein to their desires, get lost in the frou-frou and lace of a dress of a princess, heroine of a modern fairy tale.
Mannequins Virginie, Pauline, Alexia, Nathalie and Waline marched like stars on a red carpet before having the somptuous models admired by a large audience in the gardens. The dresses with fluid and clean cuts highlight the silhouette while giving a sensual look thanks to bare shoulders. The long split drapés, the deep décolletés of sheath dresses, the fine embroideries give relief to the material while providing a refined elegance with lots of charm.
The mannequins natural beauty was highlight by make-up artist Catherine Tordella from Cannes and hairstylist Fabio Belli from Grasse, a specialist of chignons
About La Vignette Haute
The hotel restaurant Vignette Haute, member of the prestigious Chateaux et Hotels Collection initiated by Alain Ducasse, is a romantic place, located at the foot of the 13th century village of Auribeau sur Siagne in the hills of the hinterland of Cannes. The seventeenth century Provencal farmhouse overlooks the Siagne Valley and its gorges. Each room is decorated in a medieval atmosphere and the stone rooms abound in medieval furniture and objects, offering a unique and magical atmosphere. Its originality also consists in its pen populated by animals in the the restaurant and its outdoor pool, of Roman inspiration, adorned with arches under which you can venture swimming.
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