Did you ever dream of having French couture in your life? Well, I have the closest way most of us can make that specific kind of luxury accessible in our daily life, and it’s amazing! Elyssa Dimant, author of The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion, is the 7 Days to Amazing podcast guest this week to share the dazzling history and journey of Paris fashion throughout the 20th century and today.
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I don’t know about you, well I do when I look back at those retro photos, but many a day/night in the 80’s was spent wearing a twisted head scarf. Or pretty schmatta, if you will. Well, the cute little scarf continues to make a runway comeback. This time, thank you Silvia Venturini Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld for including the heady styling in the Fendi resort 2014 collection, pictured above. It’s an easy look to try. My favorite twist is: Hold […]
Paris In Style: Chloe Attitudes Exhibit at Palais de Tokyo There hasn’t been a fashion exhibit that has wowed me since I wrote about the Madame Grés exhibit last spring. The Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton show earlier this year was a letdown for me and far too much a promotion for the brand. I just went to the Chloe Attitudes show and it was a delightful surprise, as I didn’t know much about it before I saw it. The show is a tribute to Gaby Aghion, […]
The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind. Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness. Take a look… –S.H. MORE: Holiday This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel. Four windows have Chanel backgrounds from Moscow, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Tokyo with clever […]
Chanel Haute Couture Fashion Show Photos- Spring 2011 Paris Couture Fashion Week
Spring styling tips to extend your wardrobe with this hot off the runway vibe
I have to admit that I find the shopping haul video trend rather disquieting.Even though I am in fashion business and have overstuffed closets, it’s jarring for me to watch a video of someone sitting in front of her computer and gushing over her latest shopaholic purchase of the day, whether it be a glossy new lipstick or a cute top.In a time of economic restraint for most, it’s fascinating to me as to how there are hoards of fashionistas […]
We all like to think we can recognize great fashion, but what about the iconic face behind the brand?
Barbie mania is even hitting the super trendsetting Colette boutique in Paris…Barbie dolls dress shoes in the windows of Colette ParisAnd you thought celebrating Barbie’s 50th birthday was reserved for Americans?!Well, Barbie is going French chic as a fellow expat American in Paris as she decorates the windows of the always trendsetting Colette boutique in Paris where she celebrates her birthday, March 9th-28th.Always ahead of the curve, never skipping a beat, Colette is the must-have stop for discovering what’s on […]
Karl Lagerfeld heads jury for fashion, lifestyle, architecture, and arts & design video competition…TheCrane.tv video competition TheCrane.tv video competitionTheCrane.tv, an online video-magazine focused on contemporary culture, to have it’s full launch in March 09, is hosting a film competition for creative talents from all over the world in the categories: Culture, Art&Design, Lifestyle In concert with Discovery Campus and reelisor.com, TheCrane.tv’s founder, Constantin Bjerke tells us that the jury includes Karl Lagerfeld, Ora-Ito, Flavio Albanese
Karl Lagerfeld dresses up Printemps and Galeries Lafayette gets a dose of shocking pink…So much gorgeousness, so little time. What’s a chic recessionista to do?No need to fly off to Paris, when we can bring the best of the Christmas holiday windows to you.Kaiser Karl Lagerfeld was tapped by Paris retail giant Printemps to create some very magical holiday French chic windows. Lagerfeld concocted a whimsical animated marionette theme with a marionette named, guess what, Coco! Coco the marionette dresses […]