Chanel. One of the most luxurious fashion houses of our times. Creatively ruled by two of the most notable figures in the fashion world, Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.
Karl Lagerfeld has been the designer for Chanel for 36 years, one of the most stabile and long term relationships in fashion love affairs. He was not fond of one-night stands when it comes to work, the Kaiser was a designer for Fendi’s fur line for 52 years.
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There’s an old saying in the fashion world, that goes “Never ever, under any circumstance, wear red and pink! They don’t do well together.”
Huh, says who? Brandon Maxwell is here to prove everybody wrong. How come the two most socially feminine colors aren’t compatible? They make such an appealing combination. The strength of red is calmed by the innocence of pink. A perfect blend.
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America – The land of opportunities. How does one achieve their big American dream? By wearing it, of course.
America came quite late in the world of design and fashion, but quickly managed to became one of the world’s most prestigious trendsetters’ cradle. New York, the big city of dreams, with its fast and furious lifestyle, is the place to be if you want to succeed. Everybody’s tryna make an impact of the world we live in, and the best place to do that is in New York. The modern capital of the world.
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One beautiful sunny day, the next biggest designer, Simon Porte Jacquemus, was enjoying the Moroccan air. All the colors, all the people, all the animals he saw there affected and inspired him that day. “That has to be my next collection”, he said. So that is how Jacquemus Fall Winter 2018 was born.
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The collection of all collections.
For Chanel’s Spring 2018 Haute Couture collection, Karl Lagerfeld presented us the history of the house of Chanel. He used silhouettes from previous seasons, upgraded them to be prettier than ever. Pretty was the theme. Parisienne chic was the mantra.
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Combining past and present, work and pleasure, sexiness and comfort, Chanel presented its Métiers d’Art 2017/2018 collection in The Elbphilharmonie, a concert hall in the HafenCity quarter of Hamburg, Germany. This amazing piece of archtecture and Karl Lagerfeld’s hometown were the inspiration for this collection. The concert hall, formerly a warehouse is a symbol of how beautiful reinvention can be, which is what the House of Chanel under the creative wing of Kaiser Karl has been doing with such excellence all these years.
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Life is all fun and games with Desigual!
The Barcelona-based, accessibly priced brand has named the gifted Jean-Paul Goude as their first artistic director. It’s an interesting collaboration, given the fact that Desigual mixes prints better than anyone else in the fashion game, and Mr. Goude’s professionalism and talent are outherwordly.
The show was not just about the clothes, it also depicted the way you can move in them. It was a performance. Desigual didn’t cast regular models, they had dancers presenting their clothes to the audience. And the choreography fit the garments magically.
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What’s Tom Ford’s forecast for the warm spring of 2018? Big shoulders, bold colors and suits.
When you think about Tom Ford, the first thing that pops in your head are his perfectly tailored men suits. There can’t be any gala, festival or an award show without him. Enjoying the likes of Idris Elba, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake and so many other heart throbs, Tom Ford is the classiest man there is. Stating that “Dressing well is a form of good manners”, it comes to no surprise that his clothes are definition of good taste.
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We live in the era of ripped jeans, bomber jackets and tracksuits. The boyish the outfit – the better. Grace is very hard to find these days. But the godfather of elegance, Giambattista Valli, is here to bring sophistication back.
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Mixing sporty and fancy is definitely the newest old trend! You can see it everywhere – on influencers like the Kardashian klan, the lovely Blake Lively, and the baddest gal ever, Riri, to social media unknowns that keep popping up on my Instagram feed. Everybody seems to wear stilettos to the gym, and tracksuit on meetings.
Pierpaolo Piccoli, Maison Valentino‘s creative director presented the Resort 2018 collection in New York, playing it cool, unlike other houses that choose much more exotic locations. The Big Apple and the fast life one lives there was the inspiration behind his creations.
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