Definitely not Karl Lagerfeld’s strongest collection to date. I just want to get that out of my system before I talk about his clothes. Karl Lagerfeld took everyone into his dream casino for Chanel’s latest haute couture collection. And of course since its Karl’s dream, stars like Rinko Kikuchi, Kristen Stewart and Julian Moore overflowed the gambling tables in their custom frocks. Lagerfeld designed all of their dresses as how he sees them in his dream. Continue reading
Resort collections are the most important part of my fashion calendar. Not because they have a longer shelf life in boutiques which generate more income for the fashion houses but due to its light weight and easy to wear usually colorful fabrics. Being born in a tropical country, these clothes speak to me. Lately, luxury fashion houses have been making it a major production outside the normal bi-annual collections held in New York, Paris and Milan. They have been using this opportunity to connect with the cities where there is a high market for their clothes and accessories.
The Academy Awards was just concluded last night and boy it was a memorable one. From Patricia Arquette’s equality speech to Lady Gaga’s ultimate reinvention. It will go down in history as one of the most hair raising and heart tugging editions. Also it would be remembered as the one who snubbed Joan Rivers out of their “in memoriam” part. I just don’t understand how they can leave the one who made the red carpet famous and elevated it to its most elegant time ever but this is not the space to dwell on that. Also I think Neil Patrick Harris did a good first time Oscar hosting job and if I have a body like that, I would not mind wearing only my underwear all the time. Continue reading
Chanel Spring 2015 Couture Full Show
For all those out there who are holding on to their purses and looking away from all the sales happening around because they are waiting for the big brands to go on sale, now is the perfect time to visit your nearest upscale department stores. Chanel, Alaia and Christian Louboutin are currently having their pre-sale everywhere. The discount ranges from 30-40% off. This applies to their seasonal collections especially shoes and clothing. As usual there will be a few bags included. Continue reading
Give it to Karl Lagerfeld to always make a buzz every time he has a new collection for the French fashion house of Chanel. He really takes advantage of modern technology and finally the much awaited Métiers d’Art collection was unveiled in Salzburg.