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The Tale of a Fairy by Karl Lagerfeld

For anyone whose invitation to Chanel’s resort show in the South of France on May 9 got lost in the mail, its creative head Karl Lagerfeld will release a new short film, showcasing the cruise collection in a dramatic surrounding. A teaser released May 5 depicts “friends of the House” including French actress Anna Mouglalis, [...]

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Prince of Monaco’s wedding

Monaco’s Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock, his South African swimming champion fiancee, are to get married in Monte Carlo’s millionaire’s playground in a civil ceremony on July 1 followed by a religious ceremony the following day. Monarchs and heads of state can watch the marriage itself within the palace while 3,500 less privileged guests [...]

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Inside the Orient Express

The legendary Orient Express train was on display at the Gare de l’Est railway station in Paris on Tuesday 26th April. France’s state-owned rail company SNCF opened the train, the set of the famous Agatha Christie’s novel, to the public for an unprecedented tour. The event marks the SNCF Thriller Prize finals, consisting in readers’ [...]

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Ralph Lauren car collection goes on display in Paris

A selection of cars owned by fashion legend Ralph Lauren will go on display in Paris this week, in a unique exhibition of one of the world’s most distinctive collections. Ralph Lauren, who famously described cars as “moving art” in his 2004 book Speed, Style and Beauty, owns an extensive collection of vehicles which is [...]

Dior Exhibition

Moscow art museum honors Dior

After the John Galliano debacle, Christian Dior can use all the positive publicity it can get, and a new retrospective of its history at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts sets out to bring back the fashion house’s magic. Opening on April 28, the exhibit showcasing the brand’s 64-year history will not only present [...]

Kyoto Golden Temple

Gucci chooses Japan for anniversary celebrations

While fashion brands have recently turned to China to stage prestigious events, Gucci will fete its 90 years at Kyoto’s Golden Temple, Women’s Wear Daily reports. The Japanese city being the sister city of Gucci’s native Florence, the Italian brand deemed it an appropriate place to showcase a selection of rare and unique items from [...]

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