Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

Rocker 70s Chic For Saint Laurent’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection


The ‘70s inspired many Spring/Summer 2015 collections, and while Saint Laurent’s creative director–Hedi Slimane–has also chosen this decade as a baseline for his collection, Slimane has added rocker chic touches to give the garments a new and interesting appeal. Studs, sequins, leopard, leathers, and furs were abundant, while colour was used sparingly, but with purpose. [...]

Designing For Real Women — Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection


With a brand so closely aligned with the concept of luxury, Louis Vuitton constantly is under the critical eye of the fashion world – and, as we have seen time and time again, Louis Vuitton does not disappoint. For Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, designer Nicolas Ghesquière used his impressive talents with state-of-the-art construction techniques and [...]

Alexander Wang’s Tour de Force — Comes Into His Own with Balenciaga’s Spring 2015 collection

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In a “sheer”-delight, Alexander Wang perfectly blended street chic and athleti-style influences into figure-flattering looks–admixing mesh and embroidery into sleek silhouettes. Pants were tight, shirts cut to the body and dresses were primarily long and form-fitting. Wang’s love of geometrics was evident throughout, as many pieces–including black, white and dusty pink dresses, featured lattice patterns. [...]

New York Fashion Week–Why We Love Oscar de la Renta


“King of Evening,” “Sultan of Suave”—or simply “Oscar,” by his inner circle, designer Oscar de la Renta is widely considered to be one of the living legends of fashion. His prowess for creating astonishingly chic eveningwear and red-carpet gowns has made him designer-of-choice for societal figures, first ladies—and royalty, for decades. Standing on the shoulder [...]

“Happy” for Pharrell Williams

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Pharrell Willians is known for creating iconic music that is loved by people all over the world. His hit “Happy” has been Billboard’s #1 single, and has sold over a million copies and was nominated for an Oscar. And his alum “GIRL”—his first in eight years—received major buzz at the Academy Awards. Now Pharrell is [...]

Karl Lagerfeld Opens a New Signature Store in Paris Tomorrow!

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Karl Lagerfeld is reintroducing his brand into the retail world tonight with a new store in Paris! According to Pier Paolo Righi, the chief executive officer at Lagerfeld, this opening in the trendy Marais district of Paris could lead to the release of over 100 stores worldwide! Already there are plans for a second store [...]

Paris Fashion Finale Spring-Summer 2013

After nine days of couture, style, color and innovation, Paris Fashion Week 2012 came to a close with three show-stopping presentations by none other than iconic   house–Louis Vuitton, as well as Miu Miu and Elie Saab. These three forces of fashion definitely did not disappoint when it came to attention grabbing theatrics this season. Marc [...]

Chanel Sublime: Elegant Melange of Old and New

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Chanel’s Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-13 has bridged the historic ouevre of the house–and looked playfully ahead. Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld revealed his fresh vision for fall, channeling Coco Chanel’s vintage looks and looking ahead with surety and surefire silhouettes at the house’s Haute Couture Show on July 2. Infusing new life into iconic looks, Lagerfeld [...]

Marc Jacobs Busy With a New Louis Vuitton Line and South Park Doll

Who ever thought… Louis Vuitton and South Park in the same sentence? Well Marc Jacobs, the artistic director at Louis Vuitton and character on the hit show South Park, has made the phenomenon possible. With a couple of weeks until Paris Haute Couture Week, Louis Vuitton has released a behind the scenes video about a [...]

The Genius in the Man – The Man of Genius

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Once in a generation-a fashion designer reveals himself to possess the unique DNA of a higher order. Emerging from a pool of creatives–many of them brilliant–many of them talented–this designer rises as transcendent, entering a realm that is beyond and above the fray. Into rarified air he soars beyond the multiplicity of the many, into [...]

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