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. (more…)

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Sculpted Chanel Bags & Bipolaroids: 21st Century Worry Beads By Lindsey de Ovies

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Modern sculptor Lindsey de Ovies approaches her artwork from a dual perspective. An American born artist, living in Paris, she uses her diverse cultural experiences and surroundings as a bifocal vantage point for her material. Her work questions all things conventional, from life stages to cultural icons and stereotypes. (more…)

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29 Famous Fashion Designers Sketch Wedding Gowns For Kate Middleton.

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In the December 15th issue of WWD, numerous designers were asked for their wedding gown design suggestions for the upcoming nuptials of commoner Kate Middleton to HRH Prince William of Wales. (more…)

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Gucci, Dior, Hermes Designer Christmas Trees. The 15th Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs.

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On December 1st, 2010 the 15th anniversary of the association “Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs” was celebrated at L’Espace Vendôme. The event takes place each year in France where fashion designers, architects and artists create their versions of Christmas Trees to be auctioned off for charity. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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