Posts Tagged ‘Chanel’

[ CLICK IMAGE ABOVE FOR ENTIRE SPREAD ] Vogue Italia continues to prove why they’re the best fashion magazine in the world with yet another brilliant editorial channeling days of fashion past when designers presented their collections in their showrooms, sans the pomp and circumstance of today’s elaborate spectacles. Freja Beha Erichsen and Arizona Muse cover […]

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Christmas wishes can come true – just ask Blake Lively. Following rumours before the holidays that she was set to become the new face of Chanel, it seems the actress has indeed bagged herself a campaign with the luxury label, quite literally – she’s the new face of its Mademoiselle handbag line!   Following in the ever-stylish […]

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    French gardening boasts two opposing traditions—the bucolic and the formal—which met head on at the Grand Palais Tuesday morning. The country’s biggest Monet retrospective since 1980 just went up in Les Galeries nationales there, full of hazy, vegetal canvases that depict Giverny’s pond and its prettily overgrown gardens. Meanwhile, in Chanel’s fabulous show […]

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The fashion planets aligned in perfect unison for me to attend the most Parisian of fashion shows. Chanel+Haute Couture=dreams come true. The show was held yesterday at one of the city’s most majestic of buildings, the Grand Palais–it is a sight to behold from the moment one arrives. It’s easy to  become an expert at […]

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What on earth does the young, cyber-goth fashion designer Gareth Pugh have in common with the legendary fashion and portrait photographer, Cecil Beaton – apart from the fact both are British. Or, for that matter, what common thread could you find between the Japanese milliner, Kamo, and his origami-like work for Chanel haute couture, and […]

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“COUTURE has become completely irrelevant,” Oscar de la Renta, Balmain’s couture designer for nine years, said this week. “Customers are smart. They know that a $10,000 wedding dress will look as beautiful as a $1 million wedding dress. Maybe it will not be finished the same way inside, but who will know?” Executives at Givenchy, […]

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Black Violet eau de parfum from £110, by Tom Ford; Concealer No 1 £25, by Chanel; Skin Food for dry and rough skin £8.50, by Weleda; Creme blush in ‘Hyacinth? £22.48, by Becca; Dream Hair shine spritz £5.49 Concealer No 1 £25, by Chanel (020 7493 3836). This has a lovely moist texture, making it […]

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CHANEL is coming to Saint-Tropez. The fashion house is heading to the sunny climes of the southeastern French hot spot to present its cruise collection on May 11. Having shown previous cruise collections in Venice, Monte Carlo, Miami and Los Angeles, Lagerfeld famously takes it to a city that helps to contextualise the pieces within […]

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DESPITE Madonna’s return for Dolce & Gabbana (read the full story here), it seems models are winning over celebrities in the coming season’s campaigns – with almost all major luxury brands casting seasoned fashion faces. “Actresses are fantastic, but they’re not models and it’s not easy,” YSL’s Stefano Pilati – who selected Vogue cover girl […]

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Paris Hilton in Las Vegas & Marie-Josee Croze in Paris. Both women are sporting a Chanel classic flap bag in different colors Two blondes, two Chanel classic flap bags, two red carpets, two cities… what in carnation went wrong?! Cardinal Fashion Rule #1: Just because you are wearing expensive things does not mean that you […]

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