This week, more than 400 exhibitors are in Paris, France for the 2009 Paris Chocolate Festival. The theme this year is opera. The event kicked off last night with a chocolate fashion show where dresses are created by a combination of top fashion designers and chocolatiers. Walking the runway wearing the chocolate fashions were models, [...]
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld showcased his black take on power suiting for Chanel last week in Paris and one of the highlights was the Chanel Perspex Briefcase designed for working women. The transparent briefcase comes with slots to hold a purse, lipstick, sunglasses, iPod and other ladiesâ€™ stuff. Source: Businessflogo
Marc Jacobs created a collection full of accessories for the Louis Vuitton fall 2009: Lovely handbags, exciting shoes, bejeweled satin leggings, necklaces modeled after paper garlands, stunned gloves mixed with ladylike pearls of all sizes and even bunny ears for playful ladies. And of course the gilded monogram, the protagonist of every collection.
The yokozuna Asashoryu has appeared in the Shibuya Girls Collection show in Tokyo this week and entertained a crowd of 20,000 mostly teenage girls. He was wearing a school uniform as a reference to him starring as a high school student in a recent TV commercial. Source: Relaxnews
In the spirit of saving money, Halston presented its fall 2009 collection in a music video instead of on the runway. The video stars Dree Hemingway, a ballerina and granddaughter of the writer Ernest Hemingway, running through a city, wearing a yellow Halston dress and heels, and passing by other Halston-wearing women. The change in [...]
While the Chanel couture collection was inspired by paper, it was calligraphy that inspired the new Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2009 Haute Couture collection. Set to a huge screen with calligraphy images in motion, Gaultier introduced his dreamy couture creations that featured see-through fabrics, fishnets, embroideries, and high-waisted skirts and pants that illustrated the mastery [...]