Monday, March 10, 2014

Supermarché

Picture this: a grocery store with everything you could want from fine la confiserie, la boulangerie, la charcuterie, la poissonnerie and everything inbetween, but this time it's labeled with the double C's of Chanel. This is not a dream.

Creative director, Karl Lagerfeld transforms his catwalk into a high end supermarket all in the name of Chanel for the AW14 show in the Grand Palais of Paris.  

At first glance this could have looked like the average Carrefour with grocery carts and products, but the sign labeled "Chanel Shopping Center" with models in their tweed suit and hat gave this one away.  The Chanel supermaket set was immaculate.  “Délice de Gabrielle,” read a tin of tuna, referring to Mademoiselle Chanel’s real first name. “Cambonay,” read Camembert cheese, a play on the Rue Cambon, the street on which Coco Chanel once worked and where Chanel still has a store. “Elsa’s black rice — forbidden to great couturiers,” read a label that evoked an argument between Coco and Elsa Schiaparelli.  The references within the show were so on point that I couldn't even handle it.  

Lagerfeld states "why a supermarket? It is something of today's life and even people who dress at Chanel go there - it's a modern statement for expensive things"

All things aside, the show featured tweed suits with A-line skirts and flat boots, hologram tweed sneakers, coats long and loose, or sometimes even short, bright colors like sunshines yellow and grass green.  Here are some pictures from the show. 








(via Style.com)
  

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Dolce and Gabbana Alta Moda 2014

Dolce and Gabbana's 2014 Alta Moda collection shone brightly in the penthouse of Milan.  Stefano and Domenico's fourth couture show explored the world of flowers and arrangements that can be worn on a woman's body.  Dolce says negotiations were made with international museums  to secure the rights in reproducing artwork including Van Gogh's sunflower, Manet's white lilacs and Redons' anemones.  

Atelier Dolce and Gabbana dresses created their own art pieces using textiles and embroidered beads and other delicate materials.  The venue itself was transformed into a rose garden fully equipped with soft pink roses and framed vines.  

The most impressive dress of them all, the finale, was hand-made with shades of crimson and magenta silk flowers on black.  A beautiful head dress of velvet wire roses resembling those of impressionist paintings.  The ballgown was something grand and out of this world.  

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Monday, January 27, 2014

McQueen SS Campaign

For the first time Kate Moss is the face of McQueen's S/S 2014 Campaign.  In this dark and ominous feature, someone is obssesed with Kate Moss and has her initials tattooed on their knuckles.  The haunted and twisted game, but dramatic in the clothing.  

Nike Rise

First it was Stella McCartney x Addias, now Riccardo Tisci x Nike?! The rise of sportswear brands have really become something.  A few weeks ago Tisci announced his collaboration with Nike, and recently we have been able to get some sneak peeks on his Instagram account.  

Givenchy creative director, Riccardo Tisci has agreed to design a four piece collection of basketball shoes taking the classic shape of the imfamous Air Force 1.  With haute houses such as Dior and Chanel making trainers the "it" shoe this season, Tisci's collab with Nike has never been more in demand.  

Riccardo explains his love for Nike Air Force 1: "The shoe is universal yet somehow very personal.  I travel all over the world, and I see people wearing the Air Force 1, and they wear it in so many different ways. And so I was thinking, what is the essence of the Air Force 1? And how do I take that essence and make my own statement?  For me the Air Force 1 is not about gender, it’s not about a particular city, nor is it about a certain style. The community decides. It’s democratic. It’s love."

You can expect the clusterfuck in Nike stores early February.  


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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

BRINGIN IT BACK

I am more than stoked to see Dior and Chanel embrace the sneaker trend into this spring summer haute couture runway.  Watch the full videos here.  

Monday, December 16, 2013

Last Minute Stuffing Stockers

If you're in need for some last minute stocking stuffers, look no further! We got them here for your loved ones

Butter Nail Polish $24
Alexander Wang Shot Glasses, $115
Jo Malone Peony Blush Body Creme, $75
Karen Walker Sunglasses, $280
Jordan Carlyle iPhone Case, $35
diptyque candle, $28