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  • Have Yourself a Renoir Moment- Impressionism and Fashion in Paris

    Impressionism and Fashion

    Art in Paris: We know you love fashion. But, if you also love Impressionism as much as I do, you’ll be captivated by Richard Nahem‘s report on the Impressionism and Fashion exhibition that melds art and clothing.   The Impressionism and Fashion show at Museé d’Orsay in Paris explores the link Impressionist artists had with fashion and clothing. Renoir, Monet, Manet, and Degas capture the fashion of the day between 1860 and 1880 with over 80 portraits, much like many current day fashion bloggers […]

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  • What they wore to Paris Fashion Week & why you should care!

    Leelee Sobieski arrives at the Christian Dior Spring / Summer 2013 show as part of Paris Fashion Week

    French Style Alert: Ok, the runway collections are gorg. And probably more out of most of our prices points beyond some healthy inspiration. But then there are also the celebs in gifted/borrowed duds and those who just happen to have good taste.  >>RELATED: What to wear in Paris Here you go for a quick look what they wore to Paris Fashion Week. And, why you should care by way of style tips inspired from Leelee Sobieski, Ines De La Fressange, Kristin Scott Thomas, […]

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  • I See Paris, I See France, I See Catherine Deneuve In The Store Window Glass

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    Retail Remedy: Paris Catherine Deneuve Windows at Le Bon Marché, and Kusama Windows over at Printemps It may be Paris Fashion Week, but there’s plenty of Parisian élan off the runways too. Who better than Catherine Deneuve, the most iconic living French cinema legend, to kick off the launch of the 160th birthday of Le Bon Marché. >>READ: How about some French Chic? La Deneuve is captured in the store windows with amusing graphic black and white illustrations by Marjane Satrapi. Each scenario is […]

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  • Notes from Paris- Parisian Milliner Marie Mercié

    Milliner Marie Mercié, Paris

    Retail Remedy: From our resident Parisian contributor Richard Nahem comes a visit to milliner Marie Mercié’s charming boutique Stephen Sondheim famously begged the question “Does anyone still wear a hat? ” in the song “Here’s to the Ladies who Lunch ” from the musical “Company”. If he walked by Marie Mercié’s eponymous shop near St. Sulpice, the answer would an emphatic yes! >>MORE: Because you don’t need to travel for French-Chic-Style discover our French Style Section Mercié’s shop is a […]

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  • Mugler Resort 2013 Collection Photos

    Mugler Resort 2013

    Back to the future with Mugler Resort 2013 from creative director Nicola Formechetti and designer Sébastien Peigné. >> MORE: Mugler Solid architectural crispness to reinvigorate the label originally designed by Thierry Mugler with a heady injection of futurism via the far east. Mugler Resort 2013 complete collection photo gallery:[nggallery id=113]   Photos: Mugler/Frederik Heyman

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  • Catch the Glory of Original Balenciaga at Cristobal Balenciaga, Collector of Fashions in Paris

    Cristobal Balenciaga, Collector of Fashions in Paris

    What’s hot in Paris? In the city of French Chic, comes an important fashion exhibition in homage to master French couturier Cristobal Balenciaga… the man before the brand as many know it today. A fabulous new exhibit of the couturier Balenciaga’s fashions has just opened. The collection is a tribute to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of the master fashion designer. >> MORE: Costume Exhibitions and Styles and more Museums It was generously donated by the family of Balenciaga and celebrates his legacy with forty haute […]

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  • Home Design Style Inspiration- Easily Add Bursts of Color and Art to an Otherwise Neutral Palette like this Paris Flat

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    We love to ogle home design style inspiration around here! Nothing like fanciful and fabulous home style pictures to get our creative juices going and the urge to rearrange furniture and art. Now, if Sharon could simply relocate the pool table… It’s 2012, are you still surrounded by life in the doldrums of beige box living? If so, take a cue from a grand French restoration recently energized with bold works of art and color galore to make sure your home or […]

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  • Revisit: The Best of Haute Couture Spring 2012 to Keep You Dreaming

    Dior Couture Spring 2012

    While the number of shows continues to shrink from season to season, the recent Haute Couture shows for Spring 2012 rigorously continued on with the regal, other-worldly appeal that couture has always made feel so ultimately exclusive. >>MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And although a new guard is slowly joining the ranks with collections that veer a tad bit too much towards the unnecessarily dramatic, there were a handful of top shows that offered thoroughly modern and gloriously conceived options for the elite […]

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  • ‘Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs’ Exhibition Premiere

    Diana Agron Louis Vuitton

    A veritable who’s who of the Parisian fashion world feted Marc Jacobs in style at the premiere of Louis Vuitton‘s “Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs” exhibition at the museum of Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris last week. Amidst the glorious archives of the designer’s work covering his 15 year stint at the venerable maison shone some of the fashion world and Hollywood’s most notariable figures including Gwyneth Paltrow, Diana Agron, Antonine Peduzzi, Luisa Orsini, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bianca Brandolini d’Adda, Charlotte […]

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  • Paris Fashion Week Up and Comer Glenn Martens is the Next Generation in Antwerp style

    Glenn Martens fw12

    Ah, the Antwerp fashion legends Martin Margiela, Dries Van Noten, and Ann Demeulemeester -once you’ve a convert to their fine-crafted avant-garde, architectural minimalism, you become a devoted fan for life! Richard Nahem, has his nose to the catwalk and has the quatre-un-un on the latest next big thing out of Antwerp in Paris.– S.H. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Glenn Martens, a graduate of the prestigious Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts,  launched his debut collection last week. He is a next generation talent coming on the […]

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  • Paris Fashion Week: Highlights of the Fall 2012 Runways

    Celine Fall 2012

    While we’ve reported some of the best fall 2012 / winter 2013 shows that we’ve seen over the past few weeks with runway reviews, fashion show coverage & backstage beauty, we wanted to take a moment to consider the highlights & top trends to inspire an easy-chic wardrobe update from Paris F/W 2012. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS And though there were over a dozen remarkable outings from designers of all types, there were a select handful of outings that caught our eye and are sure to catch your’s too. Balenciaga- After more […]

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  • Moncler Gamme Rouge F/W 2012 Full Collection- Paris Fashion Week

    Moncler Gamme Rouge Fall 2012

    Part performance art spectacle part fashion show with a practical sensibility given their product range, there’s no denying the thrill of an all-out show from Moncler Gamme Rouge. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Fall 2012 saw designer Giambattista Valli creating a faux ski lift complete with fake snow for a parade of must-have coats and outerwear that included digital mountain prints and box plaids in the mix. View the entire collection in our gallery: [nggallery id=95]  

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