Gossamer, Glittering & Glorious. The Chanel 2011 S/S Haute Couture Collection.

Ethereal, elegant and classic Chanel, the latest couture collection by Karl Lagerfeld featured over 10 million beads, ballerina shoes with clear straps, low waists and tweed jackets embellished with glitter. Despite the ornate detailing, the entire collection appeared light enough to float down the catwalk. Certain signature Chanel elements like black chokers, camellias, and double breasted jackets were present coupled with stunning pale pinks, nudes and classic black and white. Grace and luxury harkened back to the 20’s yet retained a thoroughly modern feel. Read more

Chanel’s Mane Event. The Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture Show.

Chanel Lion

The newest haute couture collection from CHANEL premiered July 6 at the Grand Palais in Paris. The collection was filled with rich brocades, luxurious sequins, ruched boots, new longer length dresses, some seriously puffy sleeves, tousled hair and lions. Yes, Lions. Read more

The Easter Bunny Just Threw Up. The 2010 Spring Summer CHANEL Collection.

CHANEL 2010 Spring Summer Haute Couture

While I am usually singing the praises of CHANEL, I fear their latest 2010 Spring Summer Couture Collection is making me slightly nauseated. Pearlized pastel confections walked down the runway donning Minnie Mouse-Meets- Bride of Frankenstein hairdos in the latest Haute Couture Collection from CHANEL. Read more

The CHANEL Fall 2009/2010 Haute Couture Collection Debut At the Grand Palais

CHANEL Fall 2009/2010 Haute Couture

Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2009/2010 Haute Couture Collection for CHANEL, all the pieces of which are shown in this post, made its debut July 7th, at dusk in the Grand Palais. The stage was set with giant white opaque N° 5 bottles, creating a wonderfully minimalistic background for the ornate collection to be shown. Read more