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  • Best of Haute Couture Fall 2010 – The Glamour, The Fantasy, The Allure


    “As we prepare for the Spring 11 Fashion Weeks, we reflect the unimaginable beauty of what was Haute Couture Fall 2010. Naveed Hussain has spent some time digesting the magnificence of all that is available for only a privileged few.Haute Couture has been a tireless subject of debate. While many like to continually point out it’s weak sales across the board and diminishing relevance in society. Although that may be the case, wasn’t it always?Isn’t couture about that unattainable and…

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  • Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week- Backstage at Franck Sorbier

    Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011 - Franck Sorbier - Backstage

    “With all the pomp and circumstance of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, we can all use some artistic whimsyReal couture, not of the juicy variety, is all about the mastery, the fabulousness, the uniqueness of its garments that are worn by a select few hundred women across the world who can afford the luxury. Or, the lucky brand ambassador actress who gets to strut a couture gown on the red carpet for the occasion.French fashion designer Franck Sorbier presented more…

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  • Looking Like Your Dog Is So Chic in Paris


    My Dog, Myself: Paris Pooches… they’ve got the look!Only in Paris when you look like your dog, it will be chic!I know I will get an argument by dog lovers from other places (particularly from Sharon and her love of French poodles), but I say no one loves their dogs more than Parisians.I back up my statement with the fact that dogs are allowed almost anywhere in Paris- at the butcher, the baker, restaurants, the metro, parks, art galleries, food…

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  • Brigitte Bardot Bag for Lancel is Eco Chic and Controversial


    “Kate Moss for Longchamp was so five minutes ago as we dig further back in It Girl sex symbols to go forward in It BagsLancel is reverting back to the glory days of the iconic French sex symbol Brigitte Bardot with its launch of Le Brigitte Bardot handbag. Known as the provocative “woman child” who captured 1950’s Saint Tropez and the world with her so carefree, sexy teased blonde hair, heavily lined cat eyes, and sometimes wearing not much else……

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  • Emporio Armani Goes RED With New T-Shirts and YOU can look like a Vogue cover celebrity


    It’s a Fashion Win-Win: Wear what’s on a VOGUE France cover and help eliminate AIDS in AfricaEmporio Armani and (PRODUCT) RED continue their partnership with a special series of spring-summer T-shirtsJust in time for warm weather, the partnership between Emporio Armani and (PRODUCT) RED continues with the launch of a special series of spring-summer T-shirts, for which a part of the profits of these sales will be directly given to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa.We think…

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  • Acne – Menswear


    “ACNE MENSWEARby Jonny JohanssonFashion Show Photos / First International Menswear ShowingSpring / Summer 2011Paris Fashion Week – Menswear”I had a moment of clarity for this collection with my design team at a place called Tango in Paris,” Jonny Johansson>> SHOP Acne Menswear at farfetch”

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  • Get the Clean Chic Look from the Paris Fall 2010 Runways


    Streamlined, timeless, and elegant style that works so well in this economy. Look ahead to your future shopping and back in your closet for the pared down and simple classic looks that paraded the Paris fall runways.Clean chic and minimalistic stylings that are unfussy, easy to wear, and most important timeless yet modern. If that’s not recession-proof fashion, we don’t know what is.originalThere is a seasonless aesthetic to palette-cleansing Clean Chic simplicity that works so well in this economy. The…

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  • Humor Chic


    Humor Chic fashion satire blog by aleXsandro Palombo. It’s funny how the fashion flock can sometimes take themselves so seriously. Add some tongue-in-cheek insider observations and it’s Humor Chic!feature_articlealeXsandro Palombo (yes, the a is small, the X is a capital as is the P to represent the Latin symbols for Pax Christi) likes to think of himself as the father of fashion satire.He has just the right amount of wit and whimsy to poke a very manicured finger right back…

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  • Printemps Paris Alice in Wonderland store windows salute fashion and whimsy


    “When we look through the looking glass, we see the Eiffel Tower.Alice in Wonderland mania has taken Paris by storm! Printemps is lighting up the the dreary, gray winter with their delightfully whimsical and chic Alice in Wonderland windows.The department store is celebrating the release of the new Tim Burton version of “Alice in Wonderland,” starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen, with a very French fashion touch.Free rein was given to…

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