The sound of whinnying horses and thundering hooves set the scene for Christian Dior‘s haute couture show for next summer on Monday, with its opening sequence of riding habits, a personal favourite of Monsieur Dior.
Star photographer Bruce Weber’s short film Ain’t Nothin’ Like The Real Thing kicked off Yves Saint Laurent‘s men’s wear show in Paris January 22. Weber is perhaps best known for his ad campaigns and catalogues for Abercrombie & Fitch, which feature semi-nude hotties. The black-and-white movie premiered on YouTube and Facebook simultaneously with the launch [...]
After last year’s Moscow extravaganza, Chanel’s head designer Karl Lagerfeld relocated to Shanghai last week to present his yearly Maison d’Arts collection at the label’s freshly inaugurated boutique at the Peninsula Hotel. As in past years, ‘King Karl’ has documented his creation process meticulously — videos can now be watched on YouTube.
The 31-year old supermodel Marisa Miller was chosen to model this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra, designed by Italian jewelry house Damiani. The $3 million bra was covered in 150 carats of stones, including a 16-carat heart-shaped stone. â€œItâ€™s like being a princess,â€ Marisa told Us Weekly. Sadly, the recession appears to have hit the [...]
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