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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“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 […]
Sexpert Chic Valentine’s Day: How to pull of a convincing burlesque strip tease. Sexy Fridays, Valentine’s Day series…Gentry and the Great Champagne GlassVintage glamour, French lingerie, and burlesque strip tease go hand in hand.How to fling, flutter, and take it all off with these Burlesque Seduction Tips from Gentry Lane, directrice of Gentry de Paris Burlesque RevuePart Four of a Weekly Four Part seriesFrench lingerie, seductive silk, and tips to tease
Georges Chakra Runway Review: Fall 2010 Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Runway Review Excerpt: The Edition by Georges Chakra collection brings to mind a very modern update on Jacques Fath who was known for his curvaceous and architectural cuts in cocktail dresses and ballgowns in the late 1940’s to early 1950’s. There is a pristine elegance in the collection’s delicate beauty that is feminine but highly sophisticated at the same time.
“With the end of the last decade’s heady maximalism behind us, and the dawn of a new era upon us with a loud call being heard for palette cleansing essentials in a time when the economy ain’t so pretty, many are looking for easy, fuss-free propositions that are not only right for the times, but right for the future even.The day of instantly recognizable runway pieces is long gone and many venerable labels are looking back at not only their […]
What the cool dude will want to be wearing for fall 2010 from John Varvatos, Roberto Cavalli, Woolrich & Opening Ceremony. Milan & Paris Report: We admit it it that it can be tricky to get a guy to look cool and fashionable, when it’s not in his genes.Most men can handle a twist on classic, well-cut pieces to look modern– add the style edge of some Heritage basics, rugged Buffalo plaid, and Rocker perfection pieces that withstand the test […]
Ain’t Nothin’ Like The Real Thing, a Bruce Weber Short Film for YSL Yves Saint Laurent Fall/Winter 2010-11 fashion show, Paris.
GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE / NEW MOON COLLECTION / SPRING – SUMMER 2010 / PARIS COUTURE FASHION WEEK / PHOTO GALLERY. If there ever was a collection destined for the stars of the red carpet, Mr. Armani’s ‘New Moon’ would be it. If only so the wearer of the gowns would pose to grant us the lingering moments to reflect the exquisite beauty and other-worldy construction of these radiant and luminescent gowns. Bravo!
ELIE SAAB – Haute Couture, Spring 2010, Paris Runway. Photos,
With the U.S & Europe in the midst of painful & unrelenting cold snaps, with fashion moving so fast that we can’t even remember Fall 2009, and with the dawn of a new decade, you could think of Pre-Fall 2010 as a savvy way to inspire your current wardrobe & shopping lists for this cold, cold season.Pre-fall is the early delivery fashion season without the fanfare of a full runway presentation, but generally the litmus test for what you will […]
Some things in Paris are almost a given, a rite of passage if you will.There’s that tentative yet boldy self-confident attitude. Polar opposites that when they come together, with a cute accent thrown in, are oh soooo French.Then’s there’s the love for simple, yet classic pieces, with something bold thrown in to pop.The attitude and the style are almost the same, no? Yes, of course they are!H&M is beginning a style video series and the ‘Parisian Chic’ street style is […]
However, when it comes to these Giuseppe Zanotti canvas ballerina flats with a Swarovski strass bullet exclusive to Colette, I’m all fired up!