Yvonna Russell
3 min readSep 14, 2023

Designer Cyril Verdavainne’s debut as part of the official New York Fashion Week calendar was a stunning presentation on Tuesday, September 12th.

V E R D A V A I N N E, the esteemed luxury fashion brand, unveiled it’s Spring 2024 collection at the intimate salon at Cipriani Wall Street.

VERDAVAINNE Spring 2024 is a homage to Hollywood glamour and Uptown sophistication of bold eveningwear, featuring captivating feminine silhouettes with architectural structure and graceful movement.

The luxurious collection showcases bold palettes, oversized high-contrast patterns, elegant kimono-inspired trapunto stitched sashes that added an exquisite touch of refinement to ensembles.

The collection also focused on elegant necklines in alluring halter styles, romantic off-shoulder designs and deep sultry leg slits that offered a touch of provocative sophistication.

“I wanted to show something glamorous and generous in proportion but with clean, crisp lines. The use of colors was a must for me with the Neon Yellow, the Chartreuse, the Shameless Fuchsia Pink… it’s all about bringing fun to our clients’ wardrobes” said Cyril Verdavainne, the founder and designer of his eponymous label.

Verdavainne continues, “Speaking of our clients, it was important for us to feature our gorgeous curvy ladies because they are here, they are very real, and they very much appreciate brands like VERDAVAINNE. I have been at this gig for a little while now, and I haven’t met a woman who is a straight size.

The couture style presentation began at dusk with a distinguished audience of editors, stylists, influencers, and loyal clients gathering for the open bar and canapés of tuna tartare, petite ribeye hamburgers, prosciutto Crudo di Parma and mozzarella di Bufala with cherry Tomatoes.

The fashionable guests were awed by the collection’s finale, a breathtaking ethereal and romantic wedding gown in chalk white that featured a halter neckline and a self-appliqué sash made of delicate white poppy flower petals.

“While I design a line every season, the brand sets itself apart and identifies as ‘custom’ and made to measure. The client gets to create, and for me, it is an opportunity to learn more about women and about the clothes they truly want to wear,” says the designer.

The V E R D A V A I N N E Spring Summer 2024 Collection delivered fashion that celebrates the unique beauty of every woman and will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on both wearer and admirers alike.

VERDAVAINNE/ Photography : Elvia Gobbo



Yvonna Russell

Yvonna Russell is a writer with over 10 years of experience in covering the arts, style, and good causes.